Physical Education Teacher Candidates' Development of Caring Relationships

Tanjian Liang

Central Washington University

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Melissa Parker

University of Limerick

Senior LecturerCourse Director, Professional Master of Education, Physical EducationPhysical Education and Sport SciencesUniversity of LimerickLimerick, Ireland


Background and Purpose: Student engagement is important for student learning (Rink, 2012). A caring learning environment can influence student engagement in a physical activity setting (Gould, Flett, & Lauer, 2012). Caring... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Tanjian Liang (Central Washington University)
  2. Melissa Parker (University of Limerick)

Topic Areas

• Transformative learning and teaching in physical education and sports pedagogy , • Innovative perspectives on physical education, physical activity, health and wellbeing a


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