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Mia Marama Te Au Tauira Ite 'Aite'anga Ote Au Peu 'UiTupuna: students' perceptions of cultural activities in Physical Education

Aue Te Ava (2013). Mia Marama Te Au Tauira Ite 'Aite'anga Ote Au Peu 'UiTupuna: students' perceptions of cultural activities in Physical Education. In: Quay, John and Mooney, Amanda 28th ACHPER International Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 27-29 November 2013.

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Author Aue Te Ava
Title Mia Marama Te Au Tauira Ite 'Aite'anga Ote Au Peu 'UiTupuna: students' perceptions of cultural activities in Physical Education
Conference Name 28th ACHPER International Conference
Conference Location Melbourne, Australia
Conference Dates 27-29 November 2013
Conference Publication Title A Defining Time in Health, Physical Education, Sport & Recreation: Proceedings of the 28th ACHPER International Conference
Editor Quay, John
Mooney, Amanda
Place of Publication Hindmarsh, SA, Australia
Publisher Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER)
Publication Year 2013
ISBN 978-0-646-91156-4   (check CDU catalogue open catalogue search in new window)
Start Page 171
End Page 177
Total Pages 7
HERDC Category E1 - Conference Publication (DIISR)
Abstract This study examined student perceptions of teaching that included cultural activities, with an emphasis on Cook Islands traditional cultural values. Education researchers believe that teaching in a culturally responsive manner can improve student learning and achievement (Akuffo & Hodge, 2008; Kirk, 2004). It was anticipated in this study that students’ perceptions of cultural activities may reveal an emphasis on Cook Islands cultural values and how this contributes to their participation in and enjoyment of physical education. This article explores how Cook Islands cultural values and practices could be utilised in teaching physical education, and how can they be embedded in the curriculum of physical education. A qualitative methodology was used to analyse the results, and findings showed the significance of recognising Cook Islands cultural values in the curriculum of physical education.
Keyword Cultural activities
Student perception
Culturally responsive pedagogy
Physical education
Description for Link Link to conference homepage
Link to published version
URL http://www.achper.org.au/professionallearning/past-international-conference-proceedings
http://www.achper.org.au/documents/item/266


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