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1977

Health and Physical Education

Teacher enthusiasm

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The Relationship Between Teacher Enthusiasm And Student Involvement During Motor Skill Activities, Eileen Mcelroy Aug 1977

The Relationship Between Teacher Enthusiasm And Student Involvement During Motor Skill Activities, Eileen Mcelroy

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Master’s Theses

Due to the presumed effects a teacher's enthusiasm (T.E.) has upon a student, and the importance of student involvement (S.I.) in an activity, this investigation studied these behaviors as they occurred in the physical education setting. Two specifically designed descriptive-analytic coding systems were developed appropriate to the target behaviors. The subjects were five physical education teachers and a randomly selected student from one of each of their classes. The subjects were video taped, with a separate camera for each teacher and student. Three coders per system were trained until at least 80% inter-coder reliability was attained. The ...