ICT and change in physical education
Physical Education (PE) of school children has become a significant subject in the curriculum and is seen as a way to prepare children for a healthy and fit life. The rapid advances in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has placed significant pressures on schools and teachers to incorporate the use of ICT into the curriculum. This study investigates how ICT can make a difference to the learning of PE. By examining the performance of a particular exercise, ?olleyball spiking? this study reviews student groups with and without the aid of an ICT instructional tool. Results indicate that in the specific study undertaken the student group using ICT performed better than the other group in certain aspects. The reasons for the performance improvements are discussed in conjunction with an examination of student preferences for using instructional tools. Finally, the limitations of this study are discussed and recommendations made to assist in future related research.
School:The University of Hong Kong
School Location:China - Hong Kong SAR
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:physical education and training computer assisted instruction china hong kong
Date of Publication:01/01/2004