عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Objective: The purpose of this study was to survey Physical Education (P.E) lesson preferences among other secondary school courses.
Methodology: The present study’s population was all of the girls and boys who attended middle schools of Rasht (20776) and their parents. The sample of the study were 400 students (191 boys and 209 girls) and 400 parents who were selected randomly. The instrument was a researcher-made questionnaire including 70 questions that decreased to 30 questions after interviewing and applying expert opinions of 10 university professors and 10 experienced teachers. Cronbach’s Alpha coefficient was used to test the reliability of this study (α = 0.75). The data were analyzed by the UMann-Whitney, the Wilcoxon, the Friedman, and the Spearman correlation coefficient test at the level of p≤ 0.05.
Results: The results showed that students and parents ranked P.E in sixth and seventh order, respectively. Male and female students ranked P.E in fourth and sixth order, respectively. There was no significant difference in P.E status between students and parents perspective; however, there was significant difference between male and female student’s opinions. Also, there was no significant difference in P.E status among different grades.
Conclusion: Physical education lesson has partly weak situation among other subjects from parents and girls students’ perspective; it is necessary to explain P.E plans and goals for parents and provide appropriate and enjoyable environment without pressure and with fun activities according to the wishes and interests of girl students.
Keywords: Subject preferences, Pupil choices, Physical education status.