Influence of PAD Class on Learning Motivation, Learning Flow and Self-Esteem of P.E. College Students
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Shuhua Song, Chungang Gao, Pengpeng Guo and Zhenwu Sun
Objective. Learning motivation, learning flow and self-esteem are important psychological factors that motivate students to learn. This study investigated the influence of the application PAD class in “physical research methods course” on students' learning motivation, learning flow and self-esteem. Methods. Thirty-six male college students were taught by the traditional teaching method and experimental class students were taught by integrating PAD class teaching into traditional teaching. At the end of the term, both classes finished required teaching tasks. All students completed 3 types of questionnaires on learning motivation, learning flow and self-esteem pre and post teaching experiment during Mar. to Jul. 2019. Results. The score of experimental class was better than those in control class according to learning motivation, learning flow and self-esteem. Conclusion. It suggested that PAD class was beneficial to activate the students' autonomous learning ability and improved the teaching quality than the traditional teaching method. Although this study is conducive to promoting students' learning, the research in the field of sports theory is still in the exploration stage.
PAD class; Learning motivation; Learning flow; Self-esteem; PE College Students