Melnikova O. A., Sheveleva I. N.

Efficacy of competency-based approach in teaching process of physical education in a university


The study addresses the efficacy of the competency-based approach in physical education on the basis of the developed model of universal competency (UC-7) formation. The experimental work at the informational stage involved a questionnaire survey, a physical performance test, studies of morphological and functional indicators, and psychophysical state. The organizational-activity stage included a program of methodological-practical and educational-training sessions, based on the personality-oriented approach to physical culture and sports activity and aimed at the formation of special knowledge, abilities, and skills that contribute to maintaining the proper level of physical fitness and to ensure full-fledged social and professional activity. The control stage included a questionnaire survey and tests aimed at determining the psycho-emotional state, which allowed determining the level of competency formation in students according to the developed assessment system. The competency-based approach was introduced to the physical education process based on the universal competency formation model. The educational process was reorganized pursuant to new pedagogical conditions. The results were the improvement of students’ physical activity, fitness, and performance; the indicators of pulmonary function improved; the level of personal and situational anxiety and depression in students decreased.

About the autors:

Melnikova Oksana Anatolyevna, ORCID: 0000-0003-0333-499Х, Ph.D., Omsk State Technical University, Omsk, Russia,; Sheveleva Irina Nikolaevna, ORCID: 0000-0003-3834-5736, Ph.D., Omsk State Technical University, Omsk, Russia

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Key words:

educational process; student; physical education; competency-based approach