Effect of two didactic approaches of physical education on the enjoyment’s levels: Comparison between the traditional method and the Tactical Games Model





Physical Education, Affective domain of learning, Enjoyment, Primary school, PACES


Teaching physical education not only enables children to develop motor skills and abilities but also has an impact on other domains of learning such as the affective domain. This study is aimed to analyze the effects of two different teaching approaches on the affective domain of learning in primary school pupils. The participants involved were divided into two groups: Teaching skill group and Teaching games group. The level of enjoyment was evaluated by administering the PACES questionnaire (pre-post-repost evaluation). The results show that the TGM group had a more positive trend in enjoyment levels than the TS group. Furthermore, by carrying out an analysis by gender it was seen that the pupils of the TGM group show greater development on the positive scale of the questionnaire. It is essential that teachers in their teaching planning also focus on the affective domain as it is preventive towards abandoning the motor-sport practice.


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How to Cite

Coppola, R., Lipoma, M., Schembri, R., & Sgrò, F. (2023). Effect of two didactic approaches of physical education on the enjoyment’s levels: Comparison between the traditional method and the Tactical Games Model. Formazione & Insegnamento, 21(1S), 34–41. https://doi.org/10.7346/-feis-XXI-01-23_06

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