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Michael Norris

Michael Norris
Assistant Professor; Coordinator of the HPE/PE Major, Coaching Minor
Phone: 315.443.9776
Address: 210C Women's Building

Education

  • Ph.D. Physical Education Teacher Education/Adapted Physical Education, The Ohio State University. 
  • M.A. Physical Education Teacher Education, Pedagogy, The Ohio State University. 
  • M.Ed. Physical Education Teacher Education, Teacher Certification, The Ohio State University. 
  • B.S. Parks and Recreation Administration, Outdoor Recreation; Central Michigan University.

Research & Scholarship

Research Focus:

Aquatics, Preschool Children & Physical Activity, Physical Education Pedagogy (Teacher Socialization), Physical Activity across various populations (i.e., Ethnic/Cultural groups), & Inclusive Physical Activity for all individuals and their families.

Research Activity

  • (Summer 2018). SHAPE America: Reliability and Validity of Adapted Physical Education Scale – II. Co-PI data collection. Project administrator for data collection.
  • (2015-2017). Grant Title: Fit Families Program: Physical Activity for Children with autism. Program assistant and supervisor.
  • (2013-2014). Grant Title: Fit Families Program: Physical Activity for Children with visual impairments. Program coordinator, facilitator, and instructional leader for Aquatics component.
  • (2009-2011). Ohio State University – Graduate Research Assistant, Grant title: Examining the dynamic relationship between Motor Competence and Physical Activity. Research Assistant/Coordinator.
  • (2008-2009). Ohio State University – Graduate Research Assistant, Grant Title: Project En Forma: Determining health-risk behaviors associated with  overweight status and obesity among Puerto Rico adolescents. Research Assistant.

Courses Taught

  • PED 211 - Beginning Swimming
  • PED 240 - Individual and Dual Sports
  • PPE 177 - Introduction to Teaching Health and Physical Education
  • PPE 326 - Techniques, Theory, and Tactics of Teaching/Coaching Sports
  • PPE 381 - Methods of Teaching Physical Education – Elementary
  • PPE 383 - Methods of Teaching Physical Education – Secondary
  • PPE 394 - Assessment and Curriculum in Health and Physical Education
  • PPE 415 - Seminar in Student Teaching
  • PPE 490 - Independent Study
  • PPE 690 - Graduate Independent Studies including: Elementary PE; Assessment/Curriculum in PE; Teaching Physical Education
  • Honors Capstone Experience Advisor

Publications

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