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David A. Barlow

Janice M. Bibik

Associate Professor
Behavioral Health & Nutrition
014 Carpenter Sports Bldg.
302-831-3537
Pirwet@udel.edu

 

 

 



Research Interests

  • Teacher Cognitions
  • Students’ Perceptions of their Competence
  • Teachers Perceptions of Students’ Competence
  • Motivational Interventions to Increase Physical Activity and Social Interaction among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Dance Choreography

Education

  • Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1990
  • M.S., Indiana University, 1977
  • B.S., Ithaca College, 1976

Professional Experience

  • 1998-present, Associate Professor, University of Delaware
  • 1989-1998, Assistant Professor, University of Delaware
  • 1984-1989, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Syracuse University
  • 1982-1984, Administrator, School of the Hartford Ballet
  • 1977-1980, Visiting Instructor, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Courses

  • BHAN 145 Introduction to Physical Education
  • BHAN 251 Skills & Techniques: Rhythms & Dance
  • BHAN 416 Methods & Materials: Physical Education
  • BHAN 465 Seminar in Health and Physical Education
  • DANC 101 Introduction to the Art of Dance
  • DANC 207 Dance Improvisation
  • DANC 208 Dance Composition I
  • DANC 308 Dance Composition II
  • EDUC 400 Elementary & Secondary Student Teaching

Recent Publications

  • Obrusnikova, I., Bibik, J.M., Cavalier, A. R., & Manley, K. (2012). Integrating therapy dog teams in a physical activity program for children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 83(6), 37-41,47-48.
  • Bibik, J.M., Goodwin, S.C., & Orsega-Smith, E.M. (2007). High school students’ attitudes toward physical education in Delaware. The Physical Educator, 64(4), 192-204.
  • Edwards, K.F. & Bibik, J. M. (2000). Z’s Gift: Teaching HIV/AIDS empathy through storytelling and movement. Teaching Elementary Physical Education, 11, 24-27.
  • Bibik, J.M. (1999). Factors influencing college students’ self-perceptions of competence in beginning physical education activity classes. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 18, 255-276.
  • Bibik, J.M. & Edwards, K. F. (1998). How are you feeling today? Teaching for emotional literacy. Journal of Health Education, 29, 371-372.

Recent Choreography

  • “Solo” Dance Minor Faculty Concert, March, 2013
  • “Tribute” Dance Minor Faculty Concert, March, 2012
  • "A Time To…”, & “Ballet Divas”, Delaware Repertory Dance Company, May, 2004
  • “Ballet Divas” Delaware Repertory Dance Company, May, 2004
  • “Sketches of the Day”, Delaware Repertory Dance Company, May, 2003
  • “Variations”, Delaware Repertory Dance Company, May, 2002
  • “Growing Up”, Delaware Repertory Dance Company, May 2001
  • “Feelings…Woe, Woe, Woe, Feelings”, Delaware Repertory Dance Company, May, 2000
  • “Sleeping Beauty Variations” & “Tribute”, Delaware Repertory Dance Company, May 1999.

Grants

  • University of Delaware Research Foundation – Iva Obrusnikova (PI) 5/2010-5/2012 $3,500.00
    Title: Effects of dog-assisted exercise on physical activity engagement of children with autism spectrum disorders.
    Role: Co-PI

Honors, Awards, and Major Professional Offices Held

  • Member, National Association for Sport and Physical Education /National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NASPE/NCATE) Board of Program Reviewers (2011-present)
  • Member, Policy Board, Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (2003-2005)
  • Outstanding Faculty Member Award, presented by Department of Health and Exercise Sciences (1997-1998).
  • International Who’s Who in Sport Pedagogy Theory and Research (1994-1996).
  • Vice President for Dance, Eastern District of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, (1994-1995).
  • Who’s Who in American Education (1992-1995).
  • President, Delaware Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1992-1993.

Professional Membership

  • 1997-present: Phi Delta Kappa professional fraternity in Education
  • 1989-present: Delaware Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • 1987-present: Pi Lambda Theta International Honor Society and Professional Association in Education
  • 1987-2010: American Educational Research Association
    SIG: Research on Learning and Instruction (Division K)
  • 1977-present: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • Associations: Eastern District Association
    National Dance Association
    National Association for Sport and Physical Education
    Research Consortium

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