Antonio Calderon


Contact Details

Lecturer Sport Pedagogy / PETE
Department of Physical Education & Sport Sciences
Faculty of Education and Health Sciences
University of Limerick
Limerick V94 T9PX
T: +353 61- 234722.
E: Antonio.Calderon@ul.ie
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Antonio_Calderon4
 
researcher

Biography

Dr Antonio Calderón is a Lecturer in the Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Limerick. He is co-convener of the network “Research in Sport Pedagogy” of the European Educational Research Association (EERA) and Associate Editor of the Culture_Science_Sport journal (ISI indexed). He is also a member of the editorial board of the Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education and Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. Antonio has been a visiting scholar at the University of Porto (Portugal), The University of Auckland (New Zealand), Auburn University (USA) and University of Rome, Foro Itálico (Italy) to teach and research on curriculum models for teaching and learning. He is the 2017 winner of the Jennifer Burke Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning. Antonio’s current research focus aims to explore the effect of digital technology to offer an assessment of ‘quality’ and inclusive pedagogy to ensure a powerful and meaningful learning experience in teacher education. He also has an active collaboration with the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment in Ireland (statutory body of the Department of Education and Skills) supporting teachers to develop an effective integration of digital technology in teaching and learning.

Research Interests

Antonio’s research interests are mostly focus on student learning in physical education and on social media and digital technologies for learning and engagement in teacher education.

Postdoctoral

1) 2010-Visiting scholar. University of Porto, Faculty of Sport, Porto, Portugal.

2) 2011- Visiting scholar. Auburn University, Department of Kinesiology, Auburn, United States.

3) 2014 - Visiting scholar. The University of Auckland, Department of Health and Physical Education, Auckland, New Zealand.

4) 2016 -Visiting scholar. The University of Rome, Department of Sport Pedagogy, Rome, Italy.


Books

  Year Publication
2017 An Innovative European Sports Tutorship Model of the Dual Career of Student-Athletes.
Antonio Sánchez-Pato, Emanuele Isidori, Antonio Calderón, Julie Brunton (2017) An Innovative European Sports Tutorship Model of the Dual Career of Student-Athletes. Spain: UCAM Catholic University of Murcia. [Details]
2011 Sport Education model. A systematic review.
Calderón, A., Martínez de Ojeda, D., & Hastie, P. A (2011) Sport Education model. A systematic review. London: EAE Publishing. [Details]
2009 Task organization and learning in physical education.
Calderón, A., Palao, J. M., & Ortega, E. (2009) Task organization and learning in physical education. Murcia: Diego Marín Librero-Editor. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2016 'I really want them to be engaged and learn”: The use of social media to engage in higher education'
Calderón, A., López-Chicheri, I., Fernández-Río, J., & Sinelnikov, O. (2016) 'I really want them to be engaged and learn”: The use of social media to engage in higher education' In: Digital technologies and learning in physical education. Pedagogical Cases. London: Routledge. [Details]
2014 'Sport initiation to athletics'
Calderón, A., Valero, A., & Marmol, A (2014) 'Sport initiation to athletics' In: Foundations of Athletics: Teaching tips. Madrid: Pila Teleña. [Details]
2014 'Elements in athletics sport initiation'
Calderón, A., & Rolim, R. J. (2014) 'Elements in athletics sport initiation' In: Foundations of Athletics: Teaching tips. Madrid: Pila Teleña. [Details]
2014 'A Sport Education dodgeball unit'
Calderón, A., & Martínez de Ojeda, D (2014) 'A Sport Education dodgeball unit' In: Pedagogical models in physical education. Units of target games. Madrid: Editorial Grupo 5. [Details]
2011 'A Spanish teacher’s experience with Sport Education'
Martínez de Ojeda, D., Calderón, A., & Hastie, P. A (2011) 'A Spanish teacher’s experience with Sport Education' In: Sport Education: International Perspectives. London: Routledge. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2018 'Primary school student and teacher perceptions of competency-based learning'
Merono, L,Calderon, A,Arias-Estero, JL,Mendez-Gimenez, A (2018) 'Primary school student and teacher perceptions of competency-based learning'. Cultura Y Educacion, 30 :1-37 [DOI] [Details]
2018 'Improvement in game performance and adherence after an aligned TGfU floorball unit in physical education'
Morales-Belando, MT;Calderon, A;Arias-Estero, JL (2018) 'Improvement in game performance and adherence after an aligned TGfU floorball unit in physical education'. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 23 :657-671 [DOI] [Details]
2018 'Relationship between perceived competency-based learning and measured learning in TIMSS 2015: Comparison of Spanish and German students'
Merono, L;Calderon, A;Rieckmann, M;Mendez-Gimenez, A;Arias-Estero, JL (2018) 'Relationship between perceived competency-based learning and measured learning in TIMSS 2015: Comparison of Spanish and German students'. Revista De Educacion, :9-31 [DOI] [Details]
2017 'Questionnaire on Perceived Competency-based Learning for Primary School Students (#ICOMpri1)'
Meroño, L., Calderon, A., Arias-Estero, J. L., & Mendez-Gimenez, A (2017) 'Questionnaire on Perceived Competency-based Learning for Primary School Students (#ICOMpri1)'. Cultura Y Educacion, [ULIR Link] [Details]
2016 'Physical education master programme student perceptions on self-made materials. A reflection from Papert’s constructionist theory'
Méndez-Giménez, A.; Fernández-Río, J.; Rolim Marques, R. J. & Calderón, A. (2016) 'Physical education master programme student perceptions on self-made materials. A reflection from Papert’s constructionist theory'. Educacion Xx1, 19 (1):179-200 [Details]
2016 'Game-Based Approaches, Pedagogical Principles and Tactical Constraints: Examining Games Modification'
Serra, J., García-López, L. M., & Calderón, A. (2016) 'Game-Based Approaches, Pedagogical Principles and Tactical Constraints: Examining Games Modification'. Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education, 35 (3):208-218 [DOI] [ULIR Link] [Details]
2015 'Effects of student skill level on knowledge, decision-making, skill execution and game performance in a mini-volley ball Sport Education season'
Mahedero, M. P., Calderón, A., Arias, J. L., Hastie, P. A., & Guarino, A. J. (2015) 'Effects of student skill level on knowledge, decision-making, skill execution and game performance in a mini-volley ball Sport Education season'. Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education, 34 (4):626-641 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Tactical Domain-specific Knowledge in Young Soccer Players aged 8-12'
Serra, J., García-López, L., Calderón, A. (2015) 'Tactical Domain-specific Knowledge in Young Soccer Players aged 8-12'. Apunts Educacion Fisica Y Deportes, 122 (4):36-43 [Details]
2015 'Promoting professional learning through on-going and interactive support: Three Cases within Physical Education'
Hastie, P. A., MacPhail, A., Calderón, A., & Sinelnikov, O. (2015) 'Promoting professional learning through on-going and interactive support: Three Cases within Physical Education'. Professional Development in Education, 41 (3):452-466 [Details]
2014 'Training in-service teachers in physical education. A proposal to teach the Sport Education model'
Calderón, A., & Martínez de Ojeda, D. (2014) 'Training in-service teachers in physical education. A proposal to teach the Sport Education model'. Revista De Educacion, [Details]
2013 'The development of skill and knowledge during a Sport Education season of track and field'
Hastie, P. A., Calderón, A., Rolim, R., & Guarino, A (2013) 'The development of skill and knowledge during a Sport Education season of track and field'. Research Quarterly For Exercise And Sport, [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2019 'Original intentions and unintended consequences: the ‘contentious’ role of assessment in the development of Leaving Certificate Physical Education in Ireland'
Scanlon, D., MacPhail, A., & Calderon, A (2019) 'Original intentions and unintended consequences: the ‘contentious’ role of assessment in the development of Leaving Certificate Physical Education in Ireland' Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 10 (1) :71-90. [Details]
2019 'Prediction model for the inclusion of key competences in the primary school curriculum through the teachers’ perceptions in the Region de Murcia'
Meroño, L., Calderon, A., Arias-Estero, J. L., & Mendez-Gimenez, A. (2019) 'Prediction model for the inclusion of key competences in the primary school curriculum through the teachers’ perceptions in the Region de Murcia' Cultura y Educación, 31 (1) :31-66. [DOI] [Details]
2018 'Design and Validation of the Questionnaire of Perception of Elementary Education Teachers about Student Competency-based Learning (#ICOMpri2)'
Meroño, L., Calderon, A., Arias-Estero, J. L., & Mendez-Gimenez, A. (2018) 'Design and Validation of the Questionnaire of Perception of Elementary Education Teachers about Student Competency-based Learning (#ICOMpri2)' Revista Complutense de Educación, 29 (1) :1-23. [Details]
2018 'Design and Validation of the Questionnaire of Perception of Elementary Education Teachers on the Inclusion of Key Competences (#ICOMpri3)'
Calderón, A., Arias-Estero, J. L., Meroño, L., & Méndez-Giménez, A (2018) 'Design and Validation of the Questionnaire of Perception of Elementary Education Teachers on the Inclusion of Key Competences (#ICOMpri3)' Estudios sobre Educación, 34 (1) :67-97. [DOI] [Details]
2017 'Design and validation of the questionnaire of perception of elementary education teachers about student competncy-base learning (#ICOMpri2)1'
Lourdes Meroño, Antonio Calderón, José-Luis Arias-Estero, and Antonio Méndez-Giménez (2017) 'Design and validation of the questionnaire of perception of elementary education teachers about student competncy-base learning (#ICOMpri2)1' Revista Complutense de Educación, . [ULIR Link] [Details]
2016 'Effect of the pedagogical model on the physical self-concept of students in physical education'
Hortigüela, D., Pérez-Pueyo, A., & Calderón, A. (2016) 'Effect of the pedagogical model on the physical self-concept of students in physical education' Retos, . [ULIR Link] [Details]
2016 'Effect of Sport Education on the technical learning and motivational climate of junior high performance swimmers'
Meroño, L., Calderón, A., & Hastie, P.A (2016) 'Effect of Sport Education on the technical learning and motivational climate of junior high performance swimmers' RICYDE. Revista Internacional de Ciencias del Deporte, 44 (12) :182-198. [DOI] [ULIR Link] [Details]
2016 'Now we help ourselves more”: Team-teaching and social classroom climate. Experience with Sport Education'
Calderón, A., Martínez de Ojeda, D., Valverde, J.J., & Méndez-Giménez, A. (2016) 'Now we help ourselves more”: Team-teaching and social classroom climate. Experience with Sport Education' RICYDE. Revista Internacional de Ciencias del Deporte, 44 (12) :121-136. [DOI] [ULIR Link] [Details]
2016 'Perception of secondary students about attitudes and behaviors after an experience with Problem Based Learning]'
Meroño, L., Bada, J., Sánchez Pato, A., Calderón, A., & Figuer-Montero, C. (2016) 'Perception of secondary students about attitudes and behaviors after an experience with Problem Based Learning]' Italian Journal of Sport Pedagogy, 1 (1) :13-28. [Details]
2015 'Effect of in-service education on teaching practice and student achievement in physical education'
Calderón, A., & Martínez de Ojeda, D. (2015) 'Effect of in-service education on teaching practice and student achievement in physical education' Acción Motriz, 14 :21-34. [Details]
2015 'Effect of a Sport Education season on psychological variables in youth swimmers'
Meroño, L, Calderón, A., & Hastie, P. A (2015) 'Effect of a Sport Education season on psychological variables in youth swimmers' Cuadernos de Psicología del Deporte, 15 (2) :35-46. [Details]
2015 'Relationship between young soccer players’ tactical knowledge and age, experience and level of expertise'
Serra, J., García-López, L., Calderón, A., & Cuevas-Campos, R. (2015) 'Relationship between young soccer players’ tactical knowledge and age, experience and level of expertise' Cuadernos de Psicología del Deporte, 15 (3) :105-112. [Details]
2015 'Promoting professional learning through on-going and interactive support: Three Cases within Physical Education'
Hastie, P. A., MacPhail, A., Calderón, A., & Sinelnikov, O (2015) 'Promoting professional learning through on-going and interactive support: Three Cases within Physical Education' Professional Development in Education, 41 (3) :452-466. [Details]
2015 'Tactical Domain-specific Knowledge in Young Soccer Players aged 8-12'
Serra, J., García-López, L., Calderón, A. (2015) 'Tactical Domain-specific Knowledge in Young Soccer Players aged 8-12' Apunts. Educación Física y Deportes, 122 (4) :36-43. [Details]
2015 'Sport Education model and the teaching of foreign languages: An experience in primary education'
Martínez de Ojeda, D., Calderón, A. & Campos, A. (2015) 'Sport Education model and the teaching of foreign languages: An experience in primary education' Revista Internacional de Deportes Colectivos, 24 :22-35. [Details]
2015 '“You learn more”. An experience of Sport Education in secondary education'
Mahedero, M. P., Calderón, A. & Lara, E. (2015) '“You learn more”. An experience of Sport Education in secondary education' Tándem. Didáctica de la Educación Física, 50 :16-24. [Details]
2014 'The Constructionist Theory of Learning in Teacher Education. Perspectives from students and teachers through quantitative and qualitative research'
Fernández-Río, J., Calderón, A., Rolim, R. J. & Méndez-Giménez, A. (2014) 'The Constructionist Theory of Learning in Teacher Education. Perspectives from students and teachers through quantitative and qualitative research' Profesorado: Revista de Currículum y Formación del Profesorado, 18 (3) :213-228. [Details]
2014 'Comparative analysis of different teaching models for athletics sampling years'
Gómez, A., Calderón, A., & Valero, A. (2014) 'Comparative analysis of different teaching models for athletics sampling years' Ágora para la Educación Física y el Deporte, 16 (2) :104-121. [Details]
2013 'Influence of perceived skill on the attitude of students after a Sport Education unit'
Calderón, A., Martínez de Ojeda, D., & Martínez, I. M. (2013) 'Influence of perceived skill on the attitude of students after a Sport Education unit' Retos, 24 :16-20. [Details]
2013 'Students and teachers’ perception after practice with two pedagogical models in physical education'
Calderón, A., Martínez de Ojeda, D. & Hastie, P. (2013) 'Students and teachers’ perception after practice with two pedagogical models in physical education' RICYDE. Revista Internacional de Ciencias del Deporte, 32 (9) :137-153. [DOI] [Details]
2013 'The effects of task organization on skill and knowledge in physical education'
Calderón, A., Hastie, P. A., Palao, J. M., & Ortega, O. (2013) 'The effects of task organization on skill and knowledge in physical education' RICYDE. Revista Internacional de Ciencias del Deporte, 30 (9) :48-59. [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Sport Education and teaching dance. An experience in post secondary education'
Calderón, A. Hastie, P. A., Liarte, J. P. & Martínez de Ojeda, D. (2013) 'Sport Education and teaching dance. An experience in post secondary education' Tándem. Didáctica de la Educación Física, 41 :93-98. [Details]
2013 'In-service education and teachers’ perception about key competences development with Sport Education'
Calderón, A., Martínez de Ojeda, D. & Méndez, A. (2013) 'In-service education and teachers’ perception about key competences development with Sport Education' Retos, 23 :58-63. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2019 Computers in Education Society of Ireland Conference
Calderon, A., & Tannehill, D (2019) Learning to teach the new Senior Cycle Physical Education framework using the “Phyz” app Computers in Education Society of Ireland Conference [Details]
2017 European Conference on Educational Research
Calderon, A., & Meroño, L. (2017) ‘This content will remain with me forever’: Pre-service teachers’ Perceptions of a Blended Approach European Conference on Educational Research Copenhagen, [Details]
2017 European Conference on Educational Research
Meroño, Lourdes; Calderón, Antonio; Arias-Estero, José-Luis; Méndez-Giménez, Antonio (2017) Perception of Elementary Students and Teachers about the Competency based Learning European Conference on Educational Research [Details]
2017 Education Studies Association of Ireland Conference
Calderón, A. & MacPhail, A (2017) Pre-service teachers’ perception of a blended approach enriched with a cyclical self-assessment process Education Studies Association of Ireland Conference Cork, [Details]
2017 Social Media for Learning in Higher Education
Calderón, A., & Meroño, L. (2017) ‘I love the challenges’: First year undergraduate students perception of the socio-digital technology-based tasks Social Media for Learning in Higher Education [Details]
2016 Social Media for Learning in Higher Education
Calderón, A. & Meroño, L. (2016) Effect of a student-centred social media intervention on intrinsic motivation and motivational climate of first year undergraduate students Social Media for Learning in Higher Education Sheffield, [Details]
2016 Social Media for Learning in Higher Education
Calderón, A., & Meroño, L. (2016) ‘Full connection with the iGeneration’: WhatsApp and the student-teacher relationship Social Media for Learning in Higher Education Sheffield, [Details]
2015 European Conference on Educational Research
Meroño, L., Calderón, A., Arias-Estero, J.L., & Méndez-Giménez, A (2015) “I feel pretty good”: Perception of male and female elementary students on their achievement in terms of key competences European Conference on Educational Research [Details]
2015 European Conference on Educational Research
Meroño, L., Calderón, A., Arias-Estero, J.L., & Méndez-Giménez, A. (2015) “My digital skills should improve” Perception of elementary students (3rd-6th grade) on their achievement in terms of key competences European Conference on Educational Research Budapest, [Details]
2015 AIESEP International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education
Wallhead, T., Hastie, P., & Calderón, A (2015) Sport Education : Current knowledge and future directions AIESEP International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education New Zealand, [Details]
2015 AIESEP International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education
Calderón, A., Meroño, L., & Hastie, P. A. (2015) Effect of a sport education season on the technical learning and motivational climate of junior high performance swimmers AIESEP International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education Madrid, [Details]
2014 European Conference on Educational Research
Calderón, A., Meroño, L., & Arias, J. L (2014) Design and validation of a survey to measure perception of teachers about Spanish key competences in elementary education European Conference on Educational Research [Details]
2014 European Conference on Educational Research
Meroño, L., Calderón, A., & Arias, J. L. (2014) Design and validation of a survey to measure: Perception of elementary teachers on student achievement in terms of key competences European Conference on Educational Research Porto, [Details]
2014 VII Euroamerican Conference of Human Movement
Calderón, A (2014) Pedagogical models and practice habits. Successful evidences in physical education VII Euroamerican Conference of Human Movement Santiago de Chile, [Details]
2013 Spanish Conference of Sport Psychology
Meroño, L., Calderón, A., & Martínez, I. M. (2013) Influence of Sport Education on the attitude of students in secondary education Spanish Conference of Sport Psychology [Details]
2013 VII Congress of the Spanish Association of Sports Sciences
Meroño, L., Rodríguez, J. J. & Calderón, A (2013) Effect of the pedagogical model on the technical learning of athletic skills in physical education VII Congress of the Spanish Association of Sports Sciences [Details]
2013 Spanish Conference of Sport Psychology
Rodríguez, J. J., Calderón, A., & Martínez, I. M. (2013) Influence of Sport Education on the perceived physical skill in secondary education students Spanish Conference of Sport Psychology [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
2017 Report on quality physical education in Spain. Scientific argumentation.
Monica Aznar Cebamanos, Antonio Calderón, Javier Fernandez-Río, Oscar García Busto, Sonia Herce Azanza, David Hortigüela Alcalá, Julio Iglesias Rodríguez, Francisco Javier Gil Espinosa, Jaime Lopez Prad, Ángel Pérez-Pueyo, Manuel Rodriguez Abreu y Sònia Vidal Valero (2017) Report on quality physical education in Spain. Scientific argumentation. Consejo COLEF, Spain. [Details]
2017 Position statement on quality physical education in Spain.
Monica Aznar Cebamanos, Antonio Calderón, Javier Fernandez-Río, Oscar García Busto, Sonia Herce Azanza, David Hortigüela Alcalá, Julio Iglesias Rodríguez, Francisco Javier Gil Espinosa, Jaime Lopez Prad, Ángel Pérez-Pueyo, Manuel Rodriguez Abreu y Sònia Vidal Valero (2017) Position statement on quality physical education in Spain. Consejo COLEF, Spain. [Details]

Editorial

  Year Publication
2015 CCD, ten years of history.
Pato, A., Bada, J., Calderón, A., & Arias-Estero, J. L. (2015) CCD, ten years of history. Editorial [Details]
2013 CCD already is on OJS.
Calderón, A. (2013) CCD already is on OJS. Editorial [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2019 Excellence in Teaching Award. Faculty of Education and Health Sciences Center of Teaching and Learning (University of Limerick)
2017 Jennifer Burke Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning Irish Learning Technology Community
2015 Department of Education. Region de Murcia. Category: Research: Department of Education. Region de Murcia (Spain)
2013 American Educational Research Association (AERA). Exemplary Paper Award American Educational Research Association (AERA)
2012 Sport Education Editors' Choice -Taylor and Francis Journals Physical Education and Sport Taylor and Francis Journals Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
European Educational Research Association Co-convenor 01-MAY-14 /
Educational Studies Association of Ireland Regular member 01-APR-17 / 21-MAY-17
AIESEP International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education Regular member 01-JAN-14 /

Teaching Interests

Antonio's main teaching interests revolve around physical education teacher education, social media and digital technology for learning, curriculum models, teaching, learning and assessment issues within school physical education.

International Collaborators

  Name Organisation / Institute Country
AlanOvens University of Auckland New Zealand
AntonioSánchez-Pato University of Murcia Spain
EmanueleIsidori Università degli studi di Roma Foro Italico Italy
RamiroRolim Universidade do Porto Portugal
PeterHastie Auburn University USA
PeterHastie Auburn University USA
RamiroRolim Universidade do Porto Portugal
EmanueleIsidori Università degli studi di Roma Foro Italico Italy