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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2018, Vol. 5, Issue 5, Part B

Major problems in the implementation of active learning methods in physical education classes in Kotebe College of teacher education and Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia


Author(s): Mulugeta Worku, Dr. Solomon Teka and Dr. D Mathivanan

Abstract: Student – centered physical education is a modern teaching strategy which students learn basic knowledge, skills, techniques and tactics of physical education through active involvement of the whole students by using different types of teaching strategy rather than dominated by teachers though lecture method. The main purpose of this study was to investigate major problems in the implementation of active learning methods in physical education classes in Kotebe College of teacher education and Addis Ababa University. To conduct this study, descriptive survey research design method was employed. The main data sources for this study were students, physical education instructors, physical education journals, Articles and reference books. To get sufficient information and knowledge the researcher were select respondents by using purposive sampling techniques. The researcher were select respondents from both Kotebe college of teacher education and Addis Ababa University (20) twenty students in each first second and third year, totally (120) students, ten (10) experienced physical education instructors and two (2) physical education department head instructors. Generally, researcher was used one hundred thirty two (132) over all respondents. There are three main data collection instruments such as questionnaire, classroom observation and interview were used in the study. Data obtained from instructors and students analyzed and interpritated by using table, number and percentage through appropriate qualitative and quantitative techniques. The findings of the study revealed that the magnitude of practicing or implementation of active learning in physical education classes in both Kotebe College of teacher education and Addis Ababa University is medium. Major factors for implementation of student centered physical education are lack of swimming pool, large class size, shortage of instructional materials like modules and reference books, teachers use of more lecture method rather than student centered method, school environment and ability of students to perform an activities.

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How to cite this article:
Mulugeta Worku, Dr. Solomon Teka, Dr. D Mathivanan. Major problems in the implementation of active learning methods in physical education classes in Kotebe College of teacher education and Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2018;5(5):79-83.
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