Developing the descriptions of landmark teaching styles: a spectrum inventory

SueSee, Brendan and Edwards, Ken (2009) Developing the descriptions of landmark teaching styles: a spectrum inventory. In: 26th Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation International Conference (ACHPER 2009): Creating Active Futures, 7-10 Jul 2009, Brisbane, Australia.

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Abstract

Mosston & Ashworth's Spectrum of Teaching styles was first published in 1966 and is potentially the longest surviving model of teaching within the field of physical education. Its longevity and influence is surely testament to its value and influence. Many tools have also been developed through the years based on The Spectrum of Teaching Styles. In 2005 as part of a doctoral study, this tool was developed by the author, Dr Edwards and Dr Ashworth for researchers and teachers to identify which teaching styles were being utilised from The Spectrum when teaching physical education. It could also be utilised for self-assessment of the teaching styles and individual uses, or those who work with Physical Education Teacher Education courses. The development of this tool took approximately 4 months, numerous emails and meetings. This presentation will outline this process, along with the reasons why such a tool was developed and the differences between it and others like it.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copyright 2009 School of Human Movement Studies, Queensland University of Technology and individual authors.
Depositing User: Dr Kenneth Edwards
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2010 04:51
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2014 04:53
Uncontrolled Keywords: spectrum inventory; teaching styles; school sport; physical education; HERN
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170103 Educational Psychology
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130210 Physical Education and Development Curriculum and Pedagogy
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/8106

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