Geoffrey Colon

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Professor

Health Promotion and Human Performance

319R Porter

734.487.2806

gcolon@emich.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Kinesiology, Michigan State University
  • MS, Sport Psychology/Counseling, Michigan State University
  • BA, Psychology/Sports Psychology, Rutgers, the State University of NJ

Publications

  • Integrating Physical Education into the Core Curriculum. Michigan Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, November, 2011, Dearborn, MI.
  • Engaging Children in Physical Activity: The role of Teachers not Specialized in Physical Education. National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Conference, November, 2010. Anaheim, California.
  • Preparing for NCATE Accreditation using an Online Assessment System. Physical Education Teacher Education Conference, October, 2009. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
  • Preparing Pre-service and Novice Teachers in Physical Education. Physical Education Teacher Education Conference, October, 2009. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
  • Examination of Physical Education Teachers' Perceived Preparation and Competence to Teach. International Conference on Fitness, Health and Active Living, May, 2008. Athens, Greece.

Courses

  • PHED 260 Motor Development
  • PHED 431 Motor Learning and Control
  • PHED 257 Physical Education for the Classroom Teacher
  • Physical Education Methods Courses
  • PEGN Activity Courses

Professional

  • Career at EMU began in Fall, 1998
  • Holman Learning Center teaching awards
  • EMU athletic program Most Valuable Professor awards
  • Student-teaching supervisor
  • Post-baccalaureate and credit transfer equivalency advisor
  • Sport psychology consultant for EMU's swim team, gymnastics, softball, and athletic training program