Formative assessment and pre-service teacher education: previous, current and prospective experiences
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Discipline/sActividad Física y Deporte
Formación inicial del profesorado
Initial teacher training
This study further explores the analyses of Physical Education Teacher Education students’ experiences about Formative and Shared Assessment (F&SA) in Physical Education (PE) during their primary and secondary education, in their perception about F&SA experienced in the subject of ‘Didactics of PE in Primary Education’; and in their expectations about its application in their future teaching practice. To this end, 42 reflection diaries were collected that participants wrote throughout the semester. A thematic analysis was carried out using the NVivo v.10 software. The main results reveal that the majority did not experience F&SA in the PE subject during their compulsory education. However, after experiencing the method in the subject, students perceive F&SA very positively, especially valuing their potential to promote more gradual, continuous, meaningful, reflective and adapted learning. They also pointed out that, for both teachers and students, it implies an increase in the worklo...