Kontaktlos „Helfen lernen“? Chancen und Grenzen eines mediendidaktischen Lehr-Lernkonzepts für die Turnausbildung angehender Sportlehrkräfte

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The initiation of learning requires active involvement, which is particularly challenging in a pandemic situation such as the COVID pandemic between 2020–2021. Facing this challenge within the applied gymnastics education of prospective physical education teachers, there is a need to modify teaching–learning concepts. Solutions are—as in other fields—sought in the digitization of gym teaching. By discussing a specific media didactical teaching–learning concept for the topic of spotting in skill-related gymnastics, the present article asks the question whether and, if so, to what extend this challenge can be met appropriately. Using a teaching and learning platform, sports students are introduced to the spotting technique based on an tutorial video. Thereafter, the students receive guidance on motor skill acquisition regarding the spotting technique by trying out the usage of a model. The individual learning success is monitored by means of video documentary of the manual performance. This media didactical teaching–learning concept promotes the placement of theoretical knowledge. However, the embedment of this knowledge into operating and reflecting processes is insufficient. The spatial, dynamic, and kinaesthetic conditions of spotting and the pedagogical potential concerning the interaction during mutual spotting cannot be experienced. Thus, a scenario without gym teaching may minimize these pandemic related losses, but it will never compensate for them completely.
Translated title of the contribution“Learning spotting” contactlessly?: Opportunities and limitations of a media didactical teaching–learning concept for the gymnastics education of prospective sports teachers
Original languageGerman
JournalGerman Journal of Exercise and Sport Research
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)159-167
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 03.2022

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