Título: Navigating the Benefits and Challenge of the Teaching Games for Understanding Model
Autor: Luis Estrada Oliver, Anthony Meléndez Nieves
Descripción: The purpose of this article is to describe a study that examined those perceptions by exploring the application of TGfU by student teachers in a basketball module.
Revista: Physical Education Matters
Fecha: marzo del 2018
Título: Healthy Choices with Problem-based Learning
Autor: Luis Estrada Oliver, Enid Rodríguez, Anthony Meléndez
Descripción: This article provides step-by-step instructions on how to integrate the PBL approach to develop a nutrition unit to promote healthy eating habits in students. The different stages of PBL, learning activities, and assessments are explained, and examples are provided for developing a nutrition unit.
Revista: Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance
Fecha: 5 de enero de 2018
Identificador: DOI: 10.1080/07303084.2018.1393229
Título: Benefits of exposing pre-service physical education teachers to the mini-volleyball format
Autor: Anthony Meléndez Nieves, Luis Estrada Oliver, Farah A. Ramírez Marrero
Descripción: Several students have less contact time in class. Physical Education Teachers Education programs have the responsibility to prepare pre-service teachers (PSTs) with effective educational approaches that address this issue. Modified games have emerged as a pedagogical framework that promotes participation and physical activity. Mini-volleyball is a modified game of the sport of volleyball. The purpose of this mixed-method study was to compare the mini-volleyball approach to traditional volleyball in three areas: (a) amount of contact with the ball per rally, (b) amount of moderate and vigorous physical activity levels (MVPA), and (c) perceptions of PSTs regarding which format is more appropriate for teaching in PE classes. A purposive sample of 24 Physical Education PSTs participated in the study. A mixed method was selected for this study. The mixed method allowed the use of quantitative methods to compare the mini-volley format (4 vs. 4) with the traditional format (6 vs. 6) in relation to the amount of contact with the ball per rally and their levels of physical activity. In addition, it permitted the implementation of qualitative techniques to collect information about how participants perceived both formats from a curricular viewpoint. Skills rubrics, written reflections, accelerometer, and video analysis served as data collection techniques. The Wilcoxon signed-ranked test (p
Revista: International Journal of Physical Education, Sport and Health
Identificador: P-ISSN 2394-1685