Assessment of Student’s Competence in Physical Education: Approaches and Methodology

Authors

  • Iuliia Pavlova Lviv State University of Physical Culture
  • Petro Petrytsa Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University
  • Andrii Andres Lviv Polytechnic National University
  • Oksana Khurtenko Vinnytsia Mykhailo Kotsiubynskyi State Pedagogical University
  • Nataliia Osip Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University
  • Valeriy Yednak Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University
  • Volodymyr Naumchuk Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University
  • Iryna Mashtaler Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18662/rrem/12.4/349

Keywords:

competence, evaluation, physical literacy, physical education, physical activity, students, universityh

Abstract

The competence in physical education (PE) is an assessment of a person's ability to lead a physically active lifestyle. The lack of an integrated approach to assessing the success of student’s training in PE does not allow a systematic, transparent and effective monitoring of the dynamics of the development of the personality of a competitive specialist, establishing the causes of problems and developing forecasts for the future. The goal of study was to develop and justify a system for assessing the competence of PE of students studying at universities and colleges.

A survey of experts (N=82) was conducted to find out the importance of each of the structural elements of competence. The validity of proposed approaches was investigated.

Three domains (“Movement Activity and Attitude to It,” “Physical Health and Fitness,” “Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities”) were distinguished in the structure of competence in PE, each of which was divided into 2–4 components. Designed assessment method covers all structural parts of the competence in PE, the goals of student learning, takes into account the list of necessary knowledge and skills in accordance with the requirements of the program, provides the formation of motivation for an active lifestyle, and maintains a level of physical activity sufficient for health. Developed method allows to determine the overall assessment of the formation of competence in PE, as well as a separate component, it gives an opportunity to calculate “critical” components, take into account interests and needs of students, teachers, and university / college administration.

Author Biographies

Iuliia Pavlova, Lviv State University of Physical Culture

Doctor of Sciences in Physical Education and Sport, Professor of the Department of Theory and Methods of Physical Education

Petro Petrytsa, Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University

Candidate of Sciences in Physical Education and Sport, Assistant professor of the Department of Physical Education

Andrii Andres, Lviv Polytechnic National University

Candidate of Sciences in Physical Education and Sport, Assistant professor of the Department of Physical Education

Oksana Khurtenko, Vinnytsia Mykhailo Kotsiubynskyi State Pedagogical University

Candidate of Sciences in Psychology, Assistant professor of the Department of Theory and Methods of Physical Education

Nataliia Osip, Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University

Assistant of the Department of Physical Education

Valeriy Yednak, Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University

Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Theory and Methodology of Olympic and Professional sports,

Volodymyr Naumchuk, Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University

Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Theoretical Foundations and Methods of Physical Education

Iryna Mashtaler, Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University

Candidate of Sciences in Physical Education and Sport, Assistant professor of the Department of Theoretical Foundations and Methods of Physical Education

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2020-12-18

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Pavlova, I., Petrytsa, P., Andres, A., Khurtenko, O., Osip, N., Yednak, V., Naumchuk, V., & Mashtaler, I. (2020). Assessment of Student’s Competence in Physical Education: Approaches and Methodology. Revista Romaneasca Pentru Educatie Multidimensionala, 12(4), 338-356. https://doi.org/10.18662/rrem/12.4/349

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