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Original article | TAY Journal 2023, Vol. 7(2) 483-517

The Views of Academics Working in Physical Education and Sports Teaching Departments on Teaching Approaches

Aykut Şahin, Yunus Emre Karakaya

pp. 483 - 517   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/tayjournal.2023.543.07   |  Manu. Number: tay journal.2023.022

Published online: July 31, 2023  |   Number of Views: 7  |  Number of Download: 101


This study was conducted to determine the teaching approaches used in the education process in line with the views of the academics working in the physical education and sports teaching department. The population of the study consists of academics working in physical education and sports teaching departments from all geographical regions in Türkiye. Here, 50 academics were reached by using the purposive sampling method. The academics stated that they prepared for the lessons mostly by researching resources and literature and adopted the question-answer method to ensure students' participation and attention, and expected students to be active in the lessons. They preferred teacher-centered methods the most and used traditional assessment and evaluation techniques the most. As a result, it was determined that the academics adopted teacher-centered approaches. However, it was determined that they did not use methods and techniques suitable for only one approach during education; they used both teacher-centered and student-centered approaches depending on the duration of the lesson and the current situation of the class. In the physical education and sports teaching department, the courses in the curriculum should not only be classified as practical and theoretical but also categorized according to cognitive, affective and psychomotor domains. Thanks to this categorization, it can be ensured that the advantages and disadvantages of the approach, the field, and the aimed course can be known instead of the superiority of the teaching approaches adopted in the courses. In all these processes, the central goal should be the active learning of the student.

Keywords: Academics, prospective teachers, teaching approach, physical education, sports

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APA 6th edition
Sahin, A. & Karakaya, Y.E. (2023). The Views of Academics Working in Physical Education and Sports Teaching Departments on Teaching Approaches . TAY Journal, 7(2), 483-517. doi: 10.29329/tayjournal.2023.543.07

Sahin, A. and Karakaya, Y. (2023). The Views of Academics Working in Physical Education and Sports Teaching Departments on Teaching Approaches . TAY Journal, 7(2), pp. 483-517.

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Sahin, Aykut and Yunus Emre Karakaya (2023). "The Views of Academics Working in Physical Education and Sports Teaching Departments on Teaching Approaches ". TAY Journal 7 (2):483-517. doi:10.29329/tayjournal.2023.543.07.


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