Rethinking IT in physical education: pedagogy before technology
journal contributionposted on 20.11.2015, 12:06 by Ashley Casey
In considering the future of physical education it is clear that Fernández-Balboa saw the near limitless possibilities for teaching and learning in physical education in the digital age. However there is little to suggest that information technology (IT) is revolutionizing the education of the youngsters in schools today. At a time when we are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist, using technologies that haven’t yet been invented in order to solve problems that we haven’t identified as problems yet (Richard Riley, former US Secretary of Education), the place of IT seems unquestionable and yet it seems to be conspicuous by its absence or ad hoc use (Fullan, 2013).
- Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences