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Enacting a new curriculum models-based framework supported by digital technology within a learning community

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Show simple item record Calderón, Antonio Tannehill, Deborah 2020-11-25T11:16:03Z 2020-11-25T11:16:03Z 2020
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Current cutting-edge research conveys that pedagogical change using models-based practice and integration of digital technology (DT) to enable teaching and learning is most successful when supported by a learning community. Overall, the research literature acknowledges that empowering teachers to believe in themselves and their ability to tackle these new curricular and pedagogical practices is key for successful implementation. Nevertheless, enactment of a new curriculum models (CMs)-based framework, supported by DT, has not yet been researched. Six physical education teachers with different teaching backgrounds and experience using DT for teaching and learning agreed to participate. Four phases were designed to develop teachers’ CMs pedagogical knowledge and technological pedagogical content knowledge as part of a collaborative, inquiry-oriented learning community. Individual and focus group interviews, and weekly critical friend discussions were used to gather teachers’ and students’ perceptions of their experience. Four themes reflecting phases one and two of the data appeared and evolved 18 months later and included planning, community, student learning, and the Phyz (app). The key take home message from this research highlights the power of a well-planned and structured inquiry-oriented learning community, its impact on empowering teachers to enact a new CMs-based framework, and the student learning that emerged. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher SAGE Publications en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries European Physical Education Review;
dc.subject curriculum studies en_US
dc.subject models-based practice en_US
dc.subject instructional alignment en_US
dc.subject mobile apps en_US
dc.title Enacting a new curriculum models-based framework supported by digital technology within a learning community en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1177/1356336X20962126
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US

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