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An Actor-Oriented Perspective on Implementing a Pedagogical Innovation in a Cycling Unit

Andy Vasily, Tim Fletcher, Doug Gleddie, and Déirdre Ní Chróinín

In order to make sustainable change efforts that better meet the diverse needs and interests of students, there has been increased advocacy for and implementation of a variety of pedagogical approaches in physical education. Many of these approaches take the form of models, such as Sport Education

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Pedagogical Innovations for the Millennial Sport Management Student: Socrative and Twitter

R. Douglas Manning, Margaret C. Keiper, and Seth E. Jenny

Pedagogical innovation involving smartphone technology paired with complementary applications may offer sport management faculty the opportunity to create an environment of engaging instruction. Technologically enhanced and innovative assignments have the potential to stimulate student interest and critical-thinking skills by presenting new experiences and active learning opportunities via participatory education. Through the discussion of technology integration and pedagogical innovation when teaching millennial students, the purpose of this paper is to provide a conceptual framework—namely, the concerns-based adoption model (CBAM)—to introduce mobile technologies, such as Socrative and Twitter, into the sport management classroom.

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From the Physical to the Social: Twitter as a Pedagogical Innovation in the Sport Communication and Sport Management Classroom

Jimmy Sanderson and Blair Browning

This essay discusses how Twitter can be used as a pedagogical tool for sport communication and sport management courses. Given the prevalence with which Twitter has penetrated the sport industry and the frequency with which college students use social media, Twitter is a complementary and viable classroom component. The essay provides ways in which Twitter can be used for formal assignments in the sport communication and sport management classroom. The essay concludes by discussing some challenges to using Twitter in the classroom, describing strategies for overcoming these barriers, and encouraging sport communication and sport management educators to embrace the culture of convergence that Twitter affords. The appendix offers detailed guidelines for the assignments discussed in the essay.

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Journaling as Contemplative Practice for Sport Management Education

Samuel M. Clevenger and Jaime R. DeLuca

practice for the university classroom, most research on its pedagogical value in sport management is relatively new and generally relates to either research methodology or its usefulness in data collection. For the latter, researchers have used reflective journaling as a tool for gathering data for studies

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Physical Education Teachers’ Use of Digital Game Design Principles

Shane Pill, Brendon Hyndman, Brendan SueSee, and John Williams

There have been many critiques of physical education (PE; e.g.,  Evans & Davies, 2010 ; Green, 2014 ; Kirk, 2010 ; Pill, 2016a ). Overall, it is claimed that there is questionable pedagogy, curriculum design, content relevance, low levels of physical activity in PE, struggles to maintain student

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How the Lack of Content Validity in the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy Is Undermining Quality Physical Education

Dean Dudley and John Cairney

Physical literacy (PL) has become a construct of increased interest in education over the last 20 years. United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recognized it as a fundamental principle of quality physical education in 2015 largely because of the pedagogical reform

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Developing a Pedagogy of Restorative Physical Education

Michael A. Hemphill, Yongsun Lee, Sarah Ragab, Jeremy Rinker, and Omari L. Dyson

 al., 2020 ). This requires teachers to consider how race and racism has shaped their own lives and how an antiracist perspective can inform their pedagogy ( Legette, Rogers, & Warren, 2020 ). Restorative justice has been cited as a promising approach for implementing TSEL in public schools ( Jagers et

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“Wow! They’re Teaching Each Other”: Primary Teachers’ Perspectives of Implementing Cooperative Learning to Accomplish Social and Emotional Learning in Aotearoa New Zealand Physical Education

Ben Dyson, Donal Howley, and Yanhua Shen

. Regardless of terminology, evidence-based research and recent systematic and scoping reviews affirm that when contemporary pedagogies are implemented appropriately in PE, it can lead to the accomplishment of affective outcomes aligning with SEL competencies ( Opstoel et al., 2020 ; Teraoka et al., 2020

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Student Learning in Physical Education Through the Lens of a “Curriculum Specialist”

Senlin Chen and Alex Garn

pedagogy scholars have done tremendous work to advance the research agenda on learning. Dr. Catherine D. Ennis was one the leading experts in the past 3 decades (1984–2017), who had a monumental impact on learning-related research in physical education. She left behind a wealth of knowledge relevant to

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Searching for a Signature Pedagogy in Novice Coach Education

Julia Walsh and Fraser Carson

with appropriately structured situational learning experiences that are similar across the world. For example, in the education of future lawyers Socratic questioning is a pedagogical approach that teaches students to think like a lawyer, in medicine the bedside teaching in clinical rounds teaches