Academic journal article Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport

Exploring the Experiences of Brigham Young University Physical Education Teacher Preparation Program (PETE) Graduates: From Students to First-Year Teachers. (Pedagogy)

Academic journal article Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport

Exploring the Experiences of Brigham Young University Physical Education Teacher Preparation Program (PETE) Graduates: From Students to First-Year Teachers. (Pedagogy)

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Research suggests that first year physical education teachers experience difficulties and professional problems in the process of induction (O'Sullivan, 1989; Smyth, 1992, 1995; Solomon, Worthy & Carter, 1993; Stroot, Faucette & Schwager, 1993). Along with the need for induction assistance is the need to examine the influence different teacher preparation programs have on beginning physical education teachers. The Brigham Young University (BYU) physical education teacher preparation program, called the "Flight Program," was designed to prepare high quality physical education teachers who can actively apply knowledge learned in the program and provide effective instruction to students. Along with traditional components such as systematic lesson, unit, and curriculum planning, and teaching models, the Flight program uses some untraditional elements. These include selective admission, cohort groups, controlled field experiences, and a combination of proficiency in pedagogy and skill performance. This study exami ned the experiences of four BYU Flight program graduates in their first year of teaching. …

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