Jaime Serra-Olivares

University of Castile-La Mancha Spain

Postdoctoral Researcher in Sport Pedagogy at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain). He received his BSc, MSc and PhD in 2007, 2009 and 2013, respectively (Murcia, Spain). He carried out his first Post-Doc study on Sport Pedagogy in Catholic University (Temuco, Chile) in 2015. He has published more than 30 scientific paper and conference proceedings and book chapters in the field of Sport Teaching, including Football Training, Tactical Knowledge assessment, Games-based approaches study, Representative task design, and Physical Education Pedagogy. He is the author of book entitled 'Assessment for Learning: Physical Education and Innovation in Teaching Procedures”. He is a member of several national and international societies such as LaLiga, and serves in the editorial board of many SCI-indexed journals on Sport Pedagogy.

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There are several teaching sports approaches for school-age sports practitioners. However, relatively few models have a substantial theoretical and scientific foundation. In this sense, the present work aims to serve as an introduction on which to support the didactical process of a Non-Linear Pedagogy of games teaching, as described in the first chapter. A comparison between the traditional approach of sports teaching and the Teaching Games for Understanding model within the Slovak Republic context is exposed. Subsequently, experience in the Sport Education model in Finland is presented. Then, research regarding teachers' experiences with the Cooperative Learning model at different ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds is developed. Finally, an example of the Non-Linear Pedagogy program is used in Malaysia.

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