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Ch 4: Social Development in a Physical Education Setting

About This Chapter

Improve your understanding of social development in a physical education setting by studying the lessons in this chapter. Take a look at examples of social norms, identity and human grouping, and more.

Social Development in a Physical Education Setting - Chapter Summary

This chapter is designed to add to what you know about social development in a physical education setting. Examine the meaning of values, morals, and ethics. Additional topics discussed in this chapter include:

  • Definition and types of social interactions
  • Social norms in infants, children and adults
  • Definition and examples of social institutions
  • Human grouping by culture, race, ethnicity and gender
  • PE class for promoting social development
  • Social behaviors and interactions, and the role of movement activities

These short text and video lessons each come with a quiz for assessing how well you understood the material. Video lessons are hosted by our instructors and last an average of 5-10 minutes. We include a video transcript, and there is also a video timeline tool that makes it easy to replay any specific part of the lesson.

8 Lessons in Chapter 4: Social Development in a Physical Education Setting
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Social Interactions: Definition & Types

1. Social Interactions: Definition & Types

Social interactions are the processes by which we act and react to those around us. Let's examine the different types of social interactions and test your knowledge with a quiz.

What Are Social Norms? Definition & Examples in Infants, Children & Adults

2. What Are Social Norms? Definition & Examples in Infants, Children & Adults

In this lesson, you will gain an understanding of social norms and define related terms. You will also examine the effects of social norms in infants, children, adolescents, and adults.

Social Institutions: Definition & Examples

3. Social Institutions: Definition & Examples

Explore the inner workings of how societies establish subsystems that facilitate their survival. Learn about how each of these institutions contributes to the overall functioning of a society.

What Are Values, Morals & Ethics?

4. What Are Values, Morals & Ethics?

In this lesson, learn the differences between ethics and morals. Consider how these terms can mean different things to philosophers compared with the general public and how values factor into the conversation.

Identity and Human Grouping: Cultural, Ethnic, Racial & Gender

5. Identity and Human Grouping: Cultural, Ethnic, Racial & Gender

This lesson will seek to explain the different human groupings of culture, race, ethnicity, and gender. In doing so, it will discuss how these terms are and are not tied to biological and physical traits.

Promoting Social Development in Physical Education Class

6. Promoting Social Development in Physical Education Class

As a gym teacher, you are responsible for more than your students' physical and motor development. This lesson focuses on what you can do to support your students' growth as social beings with confidence and strong interpersonal skills.

How Fitness Promotes Healthy Competition & Achievement

7. How Fitness Promotes Healthy Competition & Achievement

In this lesson we review ways fitness promotes both achievement and healthy competition. We also discuss some of the other positive benefits of fitness and elaborate on healthy alternatives to risky behaviors.

Role of Movement Activities in Social Behaviors & Interactions

8. Role of Movement Activities in Social Behaviors & Interactions

In this lesson, you will learn how the role of movement activities relate to health, social norms, values, and institutions to promote positive social behaviors and traits.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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