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Ch 18: NMTA Phys Ed: Educational Goals, Philosophies & Purposes

About This Chapter

In the state of New Mexico the NES Physical Education exam has replaced the NMTA Physical Education exam. Prepare for questions on this certification exam about the objectives, implementation and assessment of physical education with this series of short video lessons.

NMTA Phys Ed: Educational Goals, Philosophies & Purposes - Chapter Summary

With these lessons you will have the opportunity to review the goals, philosophies, models, standards and evaluations of physical education. These lessons are mobile device compatible and taught by our professional instructors so that you may have an effective and portable review of:

  • Purpose, philosophies and current trends of physical education
  • How to organize and implement physical education programs
  • Different models of physical education
  • The application of the domains of learning in physical education
  • Student-centered physical education
  • Physical education programs that meet national and state standards
  • Types and characteristics of physical education assessments
  • The criteria for evaluating physical education programs

In addition to watching these lesson videos read the lesson transcripts. These written lesson overviews will provide you with a way to reinforce your retention of the information presented in these lessons and a way to study the key terms and figures of the chapter. Following each lesson test your understanding of it by taking its lesson quiz. To improve your understanding of the topics you miss this chapter will provide you with video tags you can use to return to and study the parts of the lessons that explained these topics.

NMTA Phys Ed: Educational Goals, Philosophies & Purposes - Chapter Objectives

New Mexico is one of the states that uses the National Evaluation Series (NES) Physical Education exam to determine if teacher candidates posses the knowledge of physical education needed to teach their future classes. In this computer-based certification exam test takers are asked a series of 150 multiple-choice questions in a three-hour testing session. Twenty-five percent of these questions are about physical education programs. Use this chapter to improve your understanding of the goals, philosophies and purposes of these programs.

9 Lessons in Chapter 18: NMTA Phys Ed: Educational Goals, Philosophies & Purposes
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Goals & Philosophies of Physical Education

1. Goals & Philosophies of Physical Education

This lesson gives you an overview of the philosophy, goals, purposes, and current trends in physical education. You'll learn how all of this ends up benefiting students in many ways.

Identifying, Developing & Implementing Physical Education Programs

2. Identifying, Developing & Implementing Physical Education Programs

In this lesson, we discuss ways to identify, develop, and implement programs of physical education, along with meeting instructional objectives and goals.

Curriculum Models in Physical Education

3. Curriculum Models in Physical Education

Not all gym classes are the same! In this lesson, we'll look at three different curriculum models used in physical education classes: sport education, fitness education, and movement education.

Domains of Learning in Physical Education Programs

4. Domains of Learning in Physical Education Programs

All education, including physical education, should incorporate the three domains of learning: psychomotor, cognitive, and affective. This lesson will explain each domain and how it can be applied to physical education.

Student-Centered Physical Education Programs

5. Student-Centered Physical Education Programs

In this lesson, you'll learn about the concept of student-centered learning and how it applies to physical education. You'll also learn about the goals of, and potential issues with, this approach.

Designing PE Programs Based on National & State Standards

6. Designing PE Programs Based on National & State Standards

This lesson will teach you how to design effective standardized physical education programs. It'll guide you through the process of backwards planning and evaluating to create the depth and order of the content.

Analyzing Physical Education Lesson Plans

7. Analyzing Physical Education Lesson Plans

Teachers need to keep several aspects in mind when designing lessons, like skill level and purpose. This lesson describes necessary components of physical education lesson plans and details what aspects to include.

Physical Education Assessments: Types & Uses

8. Physical Education Assessments: Types & Uses

In this lesson, we explore physical education assessments today and the common criteria that educators use. In addition, we discover the best way to approach using assessments with the student.

Criteria for Evaluating Physical Education Programs

9. Criteria for Evaluating Physical Education Programs

This lesson goes over many of the different criteria that can be used to evaluate the effectiveness of a physical education program. You'll learn about criteria pertaining to equipment, the environment, learning, and student-teacher interactions.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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