Faculty & Staff

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Colleen Lewis, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, K-12 Education Coordinator

Office Address: 4413 KHS
Phone: (616) 331-8682
Email: lewiscol@gvsu.edu

Academic Background

  • B.S. Denison University (Biology)
  • M.S.  Wright State University (Anatomy)
  • Ph.D.  Indiana University (Human Performance)
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Michigan (Rehabilitation Medicine)

 Scholarly Interests

  • Activity levels and functional performance in adolescents with cerebral palsy
  • Motor Control and motor learning in adults and adolescents with cerebral palsy
  • Using technology as a teaching tool for physical education teacher education students
  • Comparison of sport ability of competitive athletes with disabilities using exergames 
     

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Ingrid Johnson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office Address: 4407 KHS
Phone: (616) 331-8873
Email: johnsoi@gvsu.edu

Academic Background

  • 2003 - Ph.D. University of New Mexico (Curriculum and Instruction in Physical Education) Voices for a shared understanding: Perceptions of the physical education student teaching triad.
  • 1995 - M.Ed. University of Minnesota – Twin Cities (Physical Education/Adapted Physical Education)
  • 1992 - B.S.  University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (Kinesiology)

 Scholarly Interests

  • Curriculum Development
  • Middle and Secondary Teaching Methods/Instruction
  • Promoting/Providing Successful Student Teaching Experiences
  • Field Experiences in Physical Education

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Stephanie (Tess) Armstrong, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Office Address: 4410 KHS
Phone: (616) 331-9368
Email: armsteph@gvsu.edu

Academic Background

  • 2016 - Ph.D. University of New Mexico (Physical Education, Curriculum and Instruction); A Meta-Analysis Examining the Effect of Physical Education Learning Environment on Student Achievement.
  • 2008 - M.A.T. The Colorado College; The Effects of a Breakfast Nutrition Program on the Eating Habits of Third Grade Students
  • 2006 - B.S. Boston University (Physical Education)

 

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Jennifer Olson, M.S.

Affiliate Professor

Office Address: 4540-L KHS
Phone: (616) 331-8875
Email: olsjenni@gvsu.edu

Academic Background

  • Master of Science (Family and Consumer Science) 1996, Iowa State University
  • Bachelor of Science ( Family and Consumer Sciences KH,VH/Health Certified) 1994, Iowa State University
  • Certified Teacher (Health Education grades 6-12)

 Courses Taught

  • PED 265: Health Education for Elementary Teachers
  • PED 272: Reproductive Health Education
  • PED 270: School Health Ed: Curriculum and Evaluation
  • PED 301: Methods of Teaching Health Education

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Karol Tiemersma, M.A.

Adjunct AP

Office Address: 4540-M KHS
Phone: (616) 331-8890
Email: tiemersk@gvsu.edu

Academic Background

  • Master of Arts (Organizational Communication) 1999, Western Michigan University
  • Bachelor of Science (Health, Physical Education, and Recreation) 1992, Aquinas College
  • Certified Teacher (Physical Education and Health grades K-12 and Speech grades 7-12)

Courses Taught

  • PED 240: Methods for Teaching Fitness
  • PED 266: Move-Dance-Learn! PE and Dance for Elementary Education


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