The effects of utilizing motion pictures as a teaching aid preceding standard unit instructional procedures on the trampoline
This thesis has compared two groups of seventh grade girls on the trampoline, by utilizing two different methods of teaching. One group viewed a film twice of the five skills to be learned, and also saw a live demonstration twice by the instructor, Both methods, during the movie and during the live demonstration, were narrated by the instructor. The other group was presented solely with the lecture-demonstration method twice.The purpose of this study was to explore the possible differences in learning that might have occurred between the two groups, due to the different methods of teaching. Each subject was given a written test for knowledge retention and a subjective skill test by a panel of gymnastic judges. By computing the mean, standard deviation, and standard error of measurement for both groups, the derived t-test scores conveyed a statistical difference for the written tests, but failed to achieve significance on the skill tests.