Who Wants to Be a Physical Education Teacher? A Case Study of a Non-Traditional Undergraduate Student in a Physical Education Teacher Education Program
Ronspies, Scott, The Qualitative Report
Forty percent of undergraduate students are non-traditional students. The purpose of this study was to identify what attracted the participant to physical education, identify what situational/social factors facilitated the career choice, and the beliefs of the participant about what it meant to be a physical educator. The study consisted of one male non-traditional student. Artifacts, observation, and interview methods were employed to gain an understanding of why the participant wanted to become a physical educator and what were the beliefs of the participant about physical education teaching or teachers. Findings indicated the participant was attracted to physical education by his love …
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Publication information: Article title: Who Wants to Be a Physical Education Teacher? A Case Study of a Non-Traditional Undergraduate Student in a Physical Education Teacher Education Program. Contributors: Ronspies, Scott - Author. Journal title: The Qualitative Report. Volume: 16. Issue: 6 Publication date: November 2011. Page number: 1669+. © 2009 Nova Southeastern University, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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