A Study Of Teaching Classroom Discipline / Management Techniques Essay

1551 WordsFeb 17, 20157 Pages
CAPSTONE ANALYSIS Background The chosen capstone to analyze was titled A Study of Teaching Classroom Discipline/Management Techniques in Five Physical Education Teacher Preparation Programs in Missouri Written by David Theodore Oatman in 1988. 1. Describe the overall purpose of the study, and the specific research questions. In some papers, these will be stated up front. In others, you may have to make inferences. At times, even when the author gives the research purpose, you may think of additional implied questions that the study addresses. If so, write them down. (1.5 pts.) The purpose of this capstone was to determine perception of physical education graduates from at least five different areas from Missouri with regards to their physical education training programs, the training of specific classroom discipline or management techniques and the number of institutional hours used to teach these specific discipline/management methods. David’s area focus was to answer the following questions (pgs. 22-24) 1. Are graduates’ perceptions of the quality of instruction that they received in their teacher training programs with regard to subject matter mastery independent of gender? 2. Are graduates’ perceptions of the quality of instruction that they received in their teacher training programs with regard to subject matter mastery independent of the institution from which they graduated? 3. Are graduates’ perceptions of the quality of instruction that they received in their
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