Research Impact: This study conveys that Sport Education is a curriculum and instructional model lacking a thorough exploration that can establish an even more robust and sophisticated model. Appreciating the research conducted on Sport Education, we find the majority to favor a surface investigation relying on the six key characteristics of the model, stating the extent to which school teachers, pre-service teachers or physical education teacher education faculty members are delivering Sport Education properly if they execute the characteristics. The experiences of the first author and pre-service teachers conveyed that Sport Education is a complex curriculum and instructional model, encouraging further investigation of the theoretical implications of the model.
Hordvik, M.M., MacPhail, A. & Ronglan, L.T. (2017) Teaching and learning sport education: A self-study exploring the experiences of a teacher educator and pre-service teachers. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 36(2), 232-243. https://doi.org/10.1123/jtpe.2016-0166
Ann MacPhail is Head of Department and A/Professor in Physical Education.