Ch 9: MTTC Physical Education: Approaches to Student Learning

About This Chapter

Complete the lessons and assessments in this chapter to prepare for questions on the MTTC Physical Education exam regarding the use of different cognitive theories in physical education, various models of physical education and how to adjust physical education to meet the individual needs of a diverse population of students.

MTTC Physical Education: Approaches to Student Learning - Chapter Summary

Watch these lesson videos to improve your understanding of the different theories and models behind physical education as well as how physical education can be adjusted to meet the needs of the individual student. In them, you will have the opportunity to follow along with our expert instructors as they explain:

  • Different learning styles in physical education
  • Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences
  • Social-cognitive learning theory
  • Effects of the health promotion model on health outcomes
  • The transtheoretical model of behavior change and fitness
  • Fitness activities for students with different physical conditions and social-cultural back grounds
  • How different demographics affect individuals' physical activity

If you are short on time don't worry about watching these lessons at your desk - instead watch them whenever it's convenient for you on your internet-ready mobile devices. After these lessons, you can also reinforce your retention of the information presented by reading the lesson transcripts that follow. Test your understanding of the material by taking the lesson quizzes and practice chapter exam to ensure that you know what you need to know for the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) Physical Education exam.

7 Lessons in Chapter 9: MTTC Physical Education: Approaches to Student Learning
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Addressing Different Learning Styles in PE Programs

1. Addressing Different Learning Styles in PE Programs

Each student is unique and deserves the opportunity to approach learning in his or her own way. This lesson discusses appropriate physical education strategies and resources that address diverse learning styles.

What is Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences?

2. What is Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences?

Which types of intelligence do you identify with? As you watch this video on Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences, you'll learn that intelligence can be a diverse concept not limited to one area.

Social-Cognitive Learning Theory: Definition and Examples

3. Social-Cognitive Learning Theory: Definition and Examples

Have you learned behaviors or skills from observing others? Maybe you have learned from observing a teacher, friend, or supervisor. We acquire new knowledge and skills from a variety of methods. This lesson will introduce the concepts of the social-cognitive theory, which focuses on the learning that occurs within a social context.

What Is the Health Promotion Model? - Definition & Theory

4. What Is the Health Promotion Model? - Definition & Theory

In this lesson, you will learn about the health promotion model and its influences on health behaviors. You will also gain an understanding of the theory behind the health promotion model and how that theory affects health promotion outcomes.

Transtheoretical Model: Definition & Stages of Change

5. Transtheoretical Model: Definition & Stages of Change

Did you know we go through different stages of change when breaking old habits and adopting new ones? Continue reading to learn more about these different stages and how it all relates to the transtheoretical model.

Accommodating Diverse Students in Physical Education Class

6. Accommodating Diverse Students in Physical Education Class

You're going to learn how methods of instruction, activities, rules, and equipment can be altered in order to accommodate students of different cultures, languages, and physical abilities in this lesson.

The Influence of Personal Background on Physical Activity

7. The Influence of Personal Background on Physical Activity

What sports do you love to play? Have you ever considered that your personal background may actually influence why you play one sport versus another? This lesson will describe how background factors influence your choices for physical activity.

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