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1st Edition

High Impact Teaching for Sport and Exercise Psychology Educators

ISBN 9780367258412
Published May 6, 2020 by Routledge
296 Pages

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Book Description

High Impact Teaching for Sport and Exercise Psychology Educators addresses the need for a resource on effective course design, assessment, content delivery, and classroom management that is specific to educators in the field of sport and exercise psychology and to working with the millennial learner. It provides discipline-specific ideas to improve teaching in higher education.

The book provides an evidence-based guide of tried and tested teaching methods for teachers of sport and exercise psychology at all levels in all formats of education. Irrespective of the level and prior teaching experience in sport and exercise psychology, this is a starting point for delivering significant learning experiences for students in this field of study. Second, it addresses the millennial learner and recommends future teaching and learning experiences in traditional, hybrid, and online formats. Finally, High Impact Teaching for Sport and Exercise Psychology Educators provides a positive approach to engaging students in an ongoing process of learning and involvement in the field of sport and exercise psychology.

This book is intended for any educator in a 2- or 4-year institution of higher education who is or will be teaching courses at the undergraduate or graduate level in sport and exercise psychology as well as students and practitioners in the areas of sport and exercise psychology and physical education.

Table of Contents

Section One: Course Design and Structure

1. Course design for significant learning experiences.

John E. Coumbe-Lilley

2. Gamifying the classroom.

Amber M. Shipherd

3. All hands on deck, there’s a problem to solve!: Problem-based learning and service learning approaches in the undergraduate classroom.

Sarah Carson Sackett and Sheila K. Alicea

4. Implementing a teaching case approach in undergraduate sport psychology courses

John E. Coumbe-Lilley

Section Two: Assessments

5. The ABC’s of effective assessment strategies

Amber M. Shipherd

6. Pedagogical techniques for assessing student performance using the AAC&U Value Rubrics

Richard L. Miller

7. Playing like you practice: Formative and summative techniques to assess student learning

Melissa Beers

8. Evaluating your own teaching

Amber M. Shipherd

Section Three: Experiential Learning Delivery

9. PRICELESS teaching delivery

John E. Coumbe-Lilley

10. Incorporating research into the undergraduate classroom

Amber M. Shipherd

11. Experiential learning

Chelsea Wooding

12. Teaching in new ways: Visual Thinking Strategies

Marcel S. Yoder

13. Creating powerful classroom experiences on a low budget

Joann Wakefield and Lauren S. Tashman

Section Four: Learning and Technology

14. Ethical considerations in online teaching in sport and exercise psychology

Brandonn Harris and Hillary Cauthen

15. Creating a community of learners in online courses

Andrew P. Driska and Mary-Anne Reid

16. Conducting assessments and classroom activities using technology: A teaching and technology game plan

Tami Eggleston and Amber M. Shipherd

Section Five: Psychosocial Aspects of Teaching

17. Teaching as leadership: Demonstrating leadership in the classroom

Samuel T. Forlenza

18. Creating a motivational learning climate

Viviana Kabbabe-Thompson

19. Teaching with feminist pedagogy

Leeja Carter and Tanya Prewitt-White

Section Six: Teaching Reflections

20. A hero’s journey

Peter Kadushin

21. The where of teaching may matter as much as the how: Teaching perspectives from three different institutions

Eric M. Martin, Hannah Bennett, and Christi Johnson

Section Seven: Professional Development

22. Graduate teaching assistant (GTA) training

John E. Coumbe-Lilley

23. Developing your teaching portfolio for hiring and promotion

Sean Fitzpatrick

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John E. Coumbe-Lilley is Clinical Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition in the Department of Kinesiology & Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA.

Amber M. Shipherd is an Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Exercise Science/Performance Psychology Program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, USA. She is also owner and lead mental performance consultant at Next Level Mind Consulting.