Academic journal article Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport

Impact of Integration of NCATE/NASPE Standards on Internship Evaluation Forms

Academic journal article Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport

Impact of Integration of NCATE/NASPE Standards on Internship Evaluation Forms

Article excerpt

Throughout the semester-long internship, interns are provided the opportunity to discuss various teaching-related topics with their cooperating teachers (CT). These topics should be related to the various Standards for Initial Preparation of Physical Education Teachers since it is knowledge that "reflects consensus among experienced physical educators at all levels as to what teachers need to know, believe, and be able to do" (NASPE, 2001, p. 1). Following a study showing the importance given to the various Standards during an internship (Banville, 2006), changes were made to the evaluation forms to better integrate the Standards. The purpose of this study is to determine the impact of the integration of the Standards on the various forms used by CTs. A comparison analysis of forms completed before and after the modifications will be used. Alumni (N = 29) that graduated prior to modifying the forms, and for whom an email address was available, were contacted and asked to provide the evaluation forms from their internship at both the elementary and secondary levels. Eight responded positively and arrangements were made to obtain the documents. Some alumni had both sets of forms (elementary and secondary) while others had only one. …

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