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Roberta E. Faust, Ph.D.

Graduate Program Coordinator; Professor

319M Porter


Ph.D. - The Ohio State University
M.A. - University of South Florida
B.S. - Southern Connecticut State College

Professional Summary

Dr. Faust is in her thirteenth year of teaching at EMU. Her research areas include physical education teacher effectiveness, mentoring beginning teachers, professional development of teachers and teaching with technology in physical education. Dr. Faust is also the coordinator of the Graduate Program in physical education

Courses Taught

  • PHED 215: Methods of Teaching Individual Sports
  • PHED 317: Methods of Teaching Elementary Physical Education
  • PHED 370: Physical Education Applied Technology
  • PHED 415: Curriculum and Instruction in Physical Education
  • PHED 470: Assessment and Evaluation in Physical Education
  • PHED 501: Philosophical and Ethical Issues in Physical Education and Sport
  • PHED 593: Mentoring and Supervision in Physical Education

Selected Presentations and/or Publications

  • Faust, R., Karshin, C., Michalakis, A., Schulz, J., Kret, L., & Massie, E Gibbs, R., (2012). Lose to Win: A School Employee Health Promotion Program. Proceedings from Athens International Education and Research (ATINER) Conference.
  • Faust, R. (2011). Use of video gaming to teach cognitive content in physical education. Presented at the AIESEP Conference, June 22 – 26, 2011, Limerick, Ireland.
  • Faust, R., Karshin, C., Schulz, J., Gibbs, R., Michalakis, A., Kret, L., & Massie, E. Win to Lose Process. Presented at the AIESEP Conference, June 22 – 26, 2011, Limerick, Ireland (Poster Presentation).
  • Speelman, P., Faust, R., Catarino, J. (2011). The Write Game. Presented at the Society for Instructional Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) International Conference. March 9, 2011, Nashville, TN
  • Cothran, D., McCaughtry, N., Faust, R., Kulinna, P., Garn, A. (2009). E-mentoring in physical education: Promises and pitfalls. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.

Additional Information

The Physical Education Program is part of the School of Health Promotion & Human Performance, 318 Porter Building, 734.487.0090