physical education major, early field experience, physical education, pre-service teachers, junior high
The early field experience (EFE) has been considered a valuable and important component of a physical education major's education (Curtner-Smith, 1993). For this study 26 pre-service teachers (PST) (physical education majors) team taught (13 teams) in an EFE in a local junior high school. During their EFE each team taught 2 lessons in the school. From this study it was found that during the PST lessons the junior high students were active in the class activities, that the PST should have used louder voices when teaching, that the PST should have had a back-up plan for their lessons, that music played can help during class activities, and that the PST felt their lessons went "well."
Original Publication Citation
Barney, D., & Christenson, R. (2009). Physical education majors team teaching in an early field experience in a junior high school setting. Asian Journal of Physical Education & Recreation, 15, (2), 16-21.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Barney, David C. and Christenson, Robert, "Physical Education Majors Team Teaching in an Early Field Experience in a Junior High School Setting" (2009). All Faculty Publications. 1931.
Hong Kong Baptist University
David O. McKay School of Education
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