A Postcolonial Perspective of Secondary Physical Education Teachers' Value Orientations in Sub-Sahara Africa: The Case of Ghana
Sofo, Seidu, Kpebu, Daniel, Belcher, Donald, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport
Teachers' educational value orientations influence their educational decisions (Eisner, 1992; Ennis, 1994; Pajares, 1992). Ennis and her colleagues have done extensive work on teachers' value orientations in the United States. Their original work used the Value Orientation Inventory (VOI; Ennis & Hooper, 1988) consisting of: disciplinary mastery, (DM), learning process (LP), ecological integration (EI), self-actualization (SA), and social reconstruction (SRC) subscales. The "social reconstruction" value orientation was later changed to "social responsibility" (SR) on the revised versions, VOI-2 (Ennis & Chen, 1993) and VOI-Short Form (Chen, Ennis, & Loftus, 1997). To date, …
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Publication information: Article title: A Postcolonial Perspective of Secondary Physical Education Teachers' Value Orientations in Sub-Sahara Africa: The Case of Ghana. Contributors: Sofo, Seidu - Author, Kpebu, Daniel - Author, Belcher, Donald - Author. Journal title: Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. Volume: 78. Issue: 1 Publication date: February 2007. Page number: Not available. © 1999 American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD). COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale Group.
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