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Journal of Learner-Centered Curriculum and Instruction





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In a situation where school violence among early adolescents is very serious, such as the recent mass assault of Busan middle school girls, the development of a character education program that takes into account the unique characteristics of adolescents due to confusion in their self-identity and values is highly requested. Accordingly, in this study, we developed a sports-based practical character education model to help early adolescents naturally acquire character elements. To this end, scientific procedures for program development and According to the action research method, two modules were developed, a classroom program using sports and an integrated program, taking school conditions into account. The subjects of the study were selected through significant sampling according to the presence or absence of sports facilities among schools wishing to participate, and ultimately, two groups of first-year middle school students in the Seoul and Gyeonggi area, 24 and 28 students in total, 52 students in total, participated. Each group once a week from September 1 to November 10, 2016 It was operated in 90-minute block times, and the classroom program was implemented for 4 weeks and the integrated program was implemented for 10 weeks. To verify the effectiveness of the program, repeated measures analysis of variance was conducted to verify the differences between groups and the average difference between pre- and post-tests, and the satisfaction results of study participants were analyzed. As a result, this program was effective in personal and social character competencies, and there was no significant difference between the classroom and integrated groups, showing that both programs were effective. In addition, in terms of intrapersonal gender competency, There was a positive effect in increasing communication and community competencies in self-identity, self-management, and social personality competencies, but there was no significant difference in vision and order competencies. This study was developed as a classroom-type, integrated character education module that can be flexibly applied in school settings and is significant as a program that allows students to naturally experience character competencies. Lastly, the limitations of this study and suggestions for follow-up research were made.


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