Implementing Ecological Paradigm Teaching Strategy on Sports Class Quality of China: An Action Research Study of a College Sports Class

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Guangwu Li, Dr. LeeHsing Lu


Purpose- As the health of Chinese college students continues to decline, people realize that the quality of college sport class quality is one of the main factors affecting student health. This research is through ODI to change the teaching strategy, and improve the sports motivation, sports ability and Satisfaction with teachers. It will verify the effectiveness and feasibility of ODI methods in China's sport class.

Design/Methodology/Approach- Use a dual experimental group design, combination of qualitative and quantitative action research. Collect qualitative and quantitative data before and after ODI, Paired-sample t-test, Pearson correlation, and regression analysis were used to determine. This organization is a public university in the south of China.  sports teachers (n=3), college students (n=127).

Findings- The implementation of ODI can significantly improve sports class quality; There is a significant causal relationship between the independent variables of ecological paradigm teaching strategy (Leadership, Managerial, Social, Vector, Instructional) and the dependent variables of Sports class quality; the dependent variables (Sports motivation, Sports ability, Satisfaction with teachers) are highly correlated, Intervention of one factor can predict another factor.

Practical Implications- The research will have a positive impact on the health of Shaoguan University students; The results will be used as reference for the improvement of physical education teaching in Chinese universities.

Originality/Value- The study verifies the feasibility of organizational development intervention methods in Chinese sport classes; Put forward the "Ecological Paradigm Teaching Strategy Model"; Summarizes the theoretical framework, conceptual framework and action basis; it is an innovative research based on the combination of organizational development and sports class.

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