APE  Vol.5 No.2 , May 2015
The Modalities of Students’ Engagement in Tunisian Private School
Abstract: In this article, we describe a particular aspect of the teaching-learning process: students’ cooperation. Our research attempts to understand the modalities of student engagement at a private institution in Tunisia. We mobilize the theoretical framework of the ecology of physical education (Tousignant, 1982) as a framework for this research. The data results from video recording and ethnographic observations of a gymnastics cycle conducted by a teacher specialist of tennis. The study was conducted according to a macroscopic analysis of students’ behavior of cooperation during three sessions of school education of gymnastics. Through the comparison of forms of engagement for contrasted students (high vs. low), the results reveal recurring characteristics and differences in degrees of cooperation between students according to their school levels.
Cite this paper: Bennour, N. (2015) The Modalities of Students’ Engagement in Tunisian Private School. Advances in Physical Education, 5, 136-142. doi: 10.4236/ape.2015.52017.

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