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JIRI STELZER, Ph.D.
Professor, Graduate Research Faculty

3329 Kentshire Dr. Valdosta, GA 31605-5945
Telephone: (229) 333-5607 (W)
Fax: (229) 293-0931

E-mail: jstelzer@valdosta.edu

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

February 2009 - present
Full Professor,
Graduate Faculty Member
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 
Valdosta State University, Georgia

August 2004 - 2009
Associate Professor,
Graduate Faculty Member
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 
Valdosta State University, Georgia

August 2000 - 2004
Assistant Professor,
Graduate Faculty Member 
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 
Valdosta State University, Georgia

August 1999-August 2000
Instructor,
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education,
Valdosta State University, Georgia

Classes Taught

    Graduate Classes
KSPE 8110 - History, Sociology and Psychology of Sport
KSPE 8100 - Study Sport Coaching
KSPE 8410 - Coaching Pedagogy: Evaluating Research
KSPE 7260 - Professional Practices in Physical Education: PE master program.
KSPE 8200 - Applied Sport Science: Specialist in Education with a major in Coaching Pedagogy in Physical Education.
KSPE 8400 - Workplace Analyses and Evaluation: Specialist in Education with a major in Coaching Pedagogy in Physical Education
KSPE 8800 - Action Research:
Specialist in Education with a major in Coaching Pedagogy in Physical Education
KSPE 8300 -
Applied Sports Science: Specialist in Education with a major in Coaching Pedagogy in Physical Education
KSPE 8900 - Capstone:
Specialist in Education with a major in Coaching Pedagogy in Physical Education

    Undergraduate Professional Classes
KSPE4800 - Seminar for Student Teachers; KSPE2000 - Health and Wellness; KSPE 2150 - CPR and First Aid; PERS2360 - Perspective Nutrition; 
Also taught completely online using Front Page, Cyber Class, BlazeView and Blackboard.

    Activity Classes
Fitness Walking; Volleyball; Badminton; Soccer, Racquetball, Orienteering.

Classes Developed - online
KSPE 8110 - History, Sociology and Psychology of Sport; Fall 2013
KSPE 8100 - Study Study Sport Coaching; Summer 2013
KSPE 8410 - Coaching Pedagogy: Evaluating Research; Summer 2013
 
KSPE 8400 - Workplace Analyses and Evaluation: Specialist in Education with a major in Coaching Pedagogy in Physical Education; Spring 2012
KSPE 8300 - Applied Sports Science: Specialist in Education with a major in Coaching Pedagogy in Physical Education; Fall 2012
KSPE 8900 - Capstone class: Specialist in Education with a major in Coaching Pedagogy in Physical Education; Spring 2012
KSPE 8800 - Action Research: Specialist in Education with a major in Coaching Pedagogy in Physical Education; Fall 2011
PERS 2430 - Nutrition class; utilizing BlazeView. Fall 2011.
KSPE 2000 - Health and Wellness course between the Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey and Valdosta State University, Valdosta, utilizing WebCt and videoconferencing. Spring 2006.
KSPE 2150 - First Aid and CPR between the Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic, and Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA on the Web utilizing Web Ct and videoconferencing. Spring 2005.
KSPE 2150 - First Aid and CPR 2150 on the Web utilizing WebCt. Spring 2002.
KSPE 2000 - Health and Wellness on the Web utilizing WebCt. Fall, 2001.
 

August 1994 - December 1998
Teaching Assistant, University of New Mexico

January 1995 - December 1999
Instructor, University of New Mexico,
Division of Continuing Education and Community Services

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (2000)
University of New Mexico; Albuquerque, NM
Minor: Sports Administration
Dissertation: "The Relationship between Leisure Functioning and Delinquency Behaviors in Children Ages 9-14."

M.S. Physical Education (1997)
University of New Mexico; Albuquerque, NM
Minor: Sports Administration.

Bachelor of University Studies (1995)
University of New Mexico; Albuquerque, NM
Minor: Business.

B.S. Electrical Engineering (1975-1980)
Technical School of Electrical Engineering
Brno, The Czech Republic.

PERTINENT AREAS OF ADVANCED STUDY

Computers applied to physical education; public health and educational theory; physical education pedagogy; sociology and psychology of sport, multicultural education; leadership theory and supervision of physical education programs.

RESEARCH INTEREST

- Distance learning and technology applications in health and physical education.
- Multicultural and interdisciplinary approaches in teaching health and physical education.
- New approaches in teaching physical education.
- Sport for all and public health issues related to Physical Activity.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Professional Presentations and Workshops:

Presented:

International

- Stelzer, J., Klimesova, I. The Differences in Students’ Readiness to Study in Higher Education (PE) in Two Universities Located in Two Countries. Presentation at the Physical activity in science and practice: 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Faculty of Physical Education Conference in Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, Europe, May, 2013.

- Stelzer, J. and Fromel, K.  U.S. Physical Education: Relating the Past to the Present. Presentation at the University Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego, Katowice, Poland. May, 2011.

- Stelzer, J., Griffin, M., & Ernest, J. Change in the Physical Activity Behavior using Indares (online database) in middle schools in GA, U.S.A. Presentation at the German, Polish, and Czech symposium in Olomouc 2010 conference.* Czech  Republic, May 27-29, 2010.
*The presentation was delivered for a smaller research group during the conference with the intention to compare the results and publish a manuscript.

- Stelzer, J. Monitoring Physical Activity through the Internet. Presentation a the Palacky Unversity Olomouc 2009 research conference. Czech Republic. June 24-26, 2009.

- Sizemore J., *Stelzer, J., Potter, B., Brovey, A., & Jackson, E., Valdosta State University; and Smith, S., Wimba. Faculty and Student Support Without Borders. *Presentation at the International Wimba Connect 2009 Conference. Arizona. April 5-8, 2009.
*Was not physically present at the conference.

- Stelzer, J. and Cuber, R. How Educators can Influence Negative Trend of Hypokinetic Disease. Presentation at the Physical Activity and Sport Conference. Nitra, Slovak Republic. September 18, 2008.

- Chmelik, F., Fromel, K., Filip, K., *Stelzer, J., Engelova, L., Kudlacek, M., Mitas, J. Can Online Self-Graphing Help to Increase Physical Activity Levels? *The 1st Annual Conference of HEPA Europe. University of Strathclyde Glasgow, Great Britain. September 10, 2008.
*Was not physically present at the conference.

- Stelzer, J. E - Learning Management Systems and their Use. Requested presentation for the Eleventh International Russian American Summer University Conference on Physical Education and Health, Samara, Russia. June 4, 2008.  

- Chmelik, F., Fromel, K., Kren, F., *Stelzer, J., Engelova, L., Kudlacek, M., Mitas, J. PA Monitoring with Indares: Preliminary Results (Monitoring Pohybove Activity Pomoci Indares: Ukazka Zpracovani Vysledku). *Presentation at the International Kinetic-pedagogical Conference, Ostrava, Czech Republic. April, 2008.
*Was not physically present at the conference.

- Stelzer, J. Developing and Teaching E-learning Classes: Experiences between two Universities. Presentation at the E-learning in K12 Education: Professional Development Conference for K12 teachers. Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic. April, 2008.

- Stelzer, J., Grygarova, J.. Teaching and learning through WebCt and IP - Video. Presentation at the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning conference (SOTL). Statesboro, Georgia, USA, November, 2007.

- Stelzer, J., Gunter, P. How to influence attitude toward healthy lifestyle: Prescription not only for physical educations. Paper presentation at the 5th International Conference on Movement and Heath, Olomouc, Czech Republic, November, 2007. 

-Stelzer, J., Fromel, K. & Grygarova, J. Could on-line learning change the multicultural awareness?
Presentation at the International Conference on Evidence Based Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), Georgia Southern University, Georgia, USA. November 2007.

- Kren, F., & Stelzer, J. Online Version Evaluation of PA Preferences. (Dotaznik Preferenci Pohybovych Activit - Vyvoj ). Presentation at the International Kinetic-pedagogical Conference, Ostrava, Czech Republic. March, 2007.

- Stelzer. J., Potter, B., & Sizemore, J. Incorporating Innovative Tools: Breakthrough Technologies and WebCt. Presentation at the IPAC 8th  Annual WebCt User Conference, Chicago, USA. July, 2006.

- Stelzer, J. IP Video not only for International Distance Learning. Requested presentation for the Ninth International Russian American Summer University Conference on Physical Education and Health, Samara, Russia. June 8, 2006.  

- Stelzer, J. The Use of Technology in Teaching International Courses on Line. Requested lecture for the faculty members at the Comenius University in Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovak Republic. May, 2006.

- Mazal, F., Mitas, J., & Stelzer, J. The Experience with Online Learning (Vyuziti E-lerningu Studenty Tri Statu). Presentation at the Belcom Conference on E-learning,  Prague, Czech Republic. February, 2006.

- Neuls, F., Mitas, J., & Stelzer, J. Physical Activity of University Students-an International Study (Zkoumani Fizicke Activity mezi Studenty na Ruznych Universitach). Presentation at the Conference on Movement and Health, Olomouc, Czech Republic. November, 2005.

- Stelzer, J., Gunter, P., and Fromel, K. Present and future trends in PE. International Conference on Teaching Physical Education - BodyOlomouc. Olomouc, Czech Republic. August, 2005.

- Ernest, J. M. & Stelzer, J. Zealots, Feel-Goods, and Individualists: College Students’ Shared Beliefs about the Value of Physical Activity. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association Conference. Montreal, Canada. April, 2005.

- Heath, I., Stelzer, J., Fenster, M. Challenges for Teachers of Linguistically Diverse Learners in Rural Schools. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association Conference. Canada. April, 2005.

 - Stelzer, J. How to Teach First Aid and CPR Effectively. Requested workshop for K12 teachers at the Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic. May, 2004.

- Stelzer, J. Organizational Issues in Distance Education. Requested lecture for the faculty members at the University School of Physical Education, Wroclaw, Poland. May, 2004.

- McCurdy, K. Lehnert, M. & Stelzer, J. Specificity of Unilateral Support Resistance Exercises. Paper presented at the International Conference at the Palackeho University in Olomouc, Czech Republic. May, 2004.

- Stelzer, J., Lehnert, M., & McCurdy, K. The Effect of Resistance Training in Athletics (K12) Paper presented at the International Conference at the Palackeho University in Olomouc, Czech Republic. May, 2004.

- Fromel, K., Stelzer, J. & Gorna, K. Contemporary Research in PE Pedagogy. Presentation at the Charles University, Praha, Czech Republic. May 2004.

- Kren, F., Fromel, K., & Stelzer, J. The Use of Technology in PE (Vyuzivani Technologie v Telesne Vychove). Presentation at the Charles University, Praha, Czech Republic. April, 2004.

-Stelzer, J. The use of Educational Technologies in Higher Education. Requested lecture for the faculty members at the Palackeho University, Olomouc, Czech Republic. June, 2003.

Stelzer, J. Online Learning in Physical Education. Requested lecture for the faculty members at the College of Akademia Wychownnia Fizycznego, Katowice, Poland. June, 2003.

-Stelzer, J., Fromel, K., Neuls, F., & Mitas, J. Differences in Physical Activity between Females from Valdosta State University, Valdosta and University Palacky in Czech Republic. Poster session presented at the international symposium. Presov University, Presov,  Slovak Republic. June, 2003.

-Stelzer, J., & Fromel, K. Online Learning in Physical Education. Requested lecture for the faculty members at the University of Presov, Presov,  Slovak Republic. June, 2003.

    Accepted:

    Attended:

- First International Conference on Current Problems in Physical Education of Mentally and Physically Challenged Population. Department of Special Physical Education, Faculty of Physical Culture, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic. May 19-20, 2011.

-10th International Conference on Current Problems in Methodology and Methodics in Special Education. Conference at the Department of Special Education, Faculty of Education, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic. March 4-5, 2009.

 

 

    National

- Schmertzing, L. C., Komenczi, B., Stelzer, J., Schmertzing, R. W., & Zahner, J. Tools that Enhance International Collaboration: What Worked Well and Why. Presentation at the Association of Educational Communications and Technology, Orlando, Florida. October, 2005.

- Stelzer, J., Schmertzing, L. C., & Mazal, F. Georgia, USA and the Czech Republic: Students united in a virtual classroom. Presentation at the Association of Educational Communications and Technology, Orlando, Florida. October, 2005.

- Schmertzing, L. C., Wiley, E., Zahner, J., & Stelzer, J. Moving forward with Vista: Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs. Poster session at the Association of Educational Communications and Technology, Orlando, Florida. October, 2005.

- Stelzer, J., Schmertzing, R. W., & Schmertzing, L. C. Mixing Methods: Using Research to Get Best Classroom Practices. Presentatio at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology International Conference. Dallas, Texas. November, 2002.

-Stelzer, J., Schmertzing, R. W., & Schmertzing, L. C. Bottom Up Top Down: Using Survey Data to Evaluate Online Courses. Paper presented at the 10th international “Reform with Results” Conference, “Connecting Classrooms, Communities, and Careers,” Beavercreek, CO. June-July, 2002.

-Schmertzing, L. C., Schmertzing, R. W., & Stelzer, J. Integrating WebQuests into Learning Environments at Three Levels of Learning.  Computer Workshop at the 10th international “Reform with Results” Conference, “Connecting Classrooms, Communities, and Careers,” Beavercreek, CO. June-July, 2002.

- Schmertzing, R. W., Schmertzing, L. C., & Stelzer, J. Face-to-Face Graduate Education Classes: What Can Online Session s Do for Future Teachers?  Information Session at the 10th international “Reform with Results” Conference, “Connecting Classrooms, Communities, and Careers,” Beavercreek, CO. June-July, 2002.
 

    Regional

- Stelzer, J., Griffin, M., Klugar, M. Is it possible to motivate children as well as the general population to be more physically active by using technology? Presentation at the Technology Showcase and Poster session Online Lifeline Conference. Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA. February, 2011.

- Stelzer, J., Ernest, J., Griffin, M., Dygryn, J., Bihl, L. Using technology to improve students’ physical activity. Poster presentation at the Online Lifeline Conference. Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA. February, 2010.

- Stelzer, J., Sizemore, J., Potter, B. Technology and Education Today. Presentation at the Annual Computing Conference of the Board of Regents Office of Information and Instructional Technology. Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Georgia, October, 2008.

- Stelzer, J. Transatlantic Degree. Presentation for the other universities in Georgia on new Transatlantic course. Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA, September 26- 27, 2008.

- Stelzer, J., Kren, F., Gunter, P., Grygarova, J.. How to use technology t obtain data in physical education programs. Presentation at the Georgia Educational Research Association conference (GARA). Savannah, Georgia, October, 2007.

- Stelzer, J., Kren, F., Raab, S., Gunter, P., Grygarova, J., Fromel, K. How can schools and physical education teachers get needed data on students physical activity preferences and physical activity levels? Presentation at the Association of Teacher Educators conference (GATE). Savannah, Georgia, October, 2007.

- Stelzer, J. Incorporating Innovative Tools in Teaching On-Line. Poster presentation at the Online Lifeline Conference. Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA. February, 2007.

- Griffin, M., Sanderson, S., Stelzer, J. Speedball for All: Skills, Drills, Fitness Modification and Assessments. Workshop for K 12 teachers at the Twentieth Annual Sharing the Wealth in Elementary, Middle and High School Physical Education Conference. Jekyll Island, Georgia. January, 2007.

- Stelzer, J.; Chytilova, L.; Sonmez, G.; Schmertzing, L.; & Schmertzing, R. International Blended Learning Environments: What Does it Take to be Successful? Technology Tools, Instructional Strategies, Formative Evaluation. Presentation at the 2nd Annual Southeastern Scholarship Conference on E-learning, Macon State College Macon, GA. October, 2006.

- Stelzer, J., Mitas, J., Sizemore, J., Kudlacek, M. IP Video for International Distance Learning-The New Face of GSAMS. Presentation at the Online Lifeline Conference. Regional Continual Education Center, Valdosta, Georgia. March, 2006.

- Stelzer, J., Sizemore, J., Mitas, J., Sonmez G. The Web, Teaching and Learning. Presentation at the 13th Annual Gulf South Adult and Career Education Conference. Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia. March, 2006.

- Stelzer, J., Mitas, J., Sonmez G., Mazal, F., and Kudlacek, M. Brown Bag Lunch Session. Two hours video interactive workshop for Valdosta State University faculty members on IP video conferencing and communication devices available through the internet. Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia. February, 2006.

- Stelzer, J., First Aid and CPR. Workshop for Early Childhood and Reading Education Department. Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA, February, 2006.

- Stelzer, J., Schmertzing, L., and Mazal, F. The experiences of teaching on line students from two different countries. Presentation at the Southeastern Scholarship Conference on E-learning, Macon State College Macon, GA. September, 2005.

- Stelzer, J., Schmertzing, L., Mazal, F., and Kudlacek, V. Student experiences: The Positives and Negatives of an Online Course. Mr. Kudlacek made the presentation at the Clayton College and State University, Into the Classroom: Incorporating Faculty Seminars and Teaching Abroad into the Curriculum. Clayton, GA. March, 2005.

- Stelzer, J. & Chmelik, F. The curriculum differences between different countries. Around table presentation during the international educational week celebration. Valdosta State University, Valdosta. Georgia. November, 2004.

- Stelzer, J., Fromel, K., Ernest, J, & Chmelik, F. College Students Believes about PA. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Georgia Educational Research Association (GERA) Conference. Savannah, Georgia. November, 2004.

- Chmelik, F., Stelzer, J., &  Fromel, K. Student attitude changes with higher freedom in decision making. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Georgia Educational Research Association (GERA) Conference. Savannah, Georgia. November, 2004.

- Stelzer, J., & Lehnert, M. The Physical Education Curriculum Differences between the Czech Republic and Georgia, U.S.A. Presentation at the Regional Conference sponsored by the Georgia Consortium for International Studies and the University System of Georgia at the Clayton College & State University, Georgia. March, 2004.

- Stelzer, J., Ernest, J., & Lehnert, M. Female’s Beliefs, Attitudes, and Behaviors as they Relate to Physical Activity. Presentation at the Regional Interdisciplinary Conference of the Georgia-Carolinas College English Association and the Colleges of Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia. February, 2004.

- Schmertzing, R. W., Gibson, N., Schmertzing, L. C., & Stelzer, J. Issues of Quality and Marginalization in Education Research. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Georgia Educational Research Association (GERA) Conference. Savannah, Georgia. November, 2003.

- Stelzer, J., Ernest, J., Langford, G., Fenster, M., & Mitas, J. Evaluating the Differences in Attitude between High School Students from Different Cultures. Paper submitted to the Georgia Educational Research Association (GERA) Conference. Savannah, Georgia. November, 2003.

- Heath, I. A., & Stelzer, J. Evaluating the Challenges of Teachers of Linguistically Diverse Learners in Rural Schools. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of  the Georgia Educational Research Association (GERA) Conference. Savannah, Georgia. November, 2003.

- Ernest, J., & Stelzer, J. Zealots, Feel-Goods, and Individualists: College Students’ Shared Beliefs about the Value of Physical Activity. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Georgia Educational Research Association (GERA) Conference. Savannah, Georgia. November, 2003.

-Stelzer, J., Ernest, J., Mitas, J. The Relationship between the Physical Activity and Body Mass Index among Females from Valdosta State University and Palackeho University in Czech Republic. Presentation at the Conference on Applied Psychology. Valdosta State University, Valdosta. Georgia. September, 2003.

-Schmertzing, R., Stelzer, J., Gibson, N., & Schmertzing, L. Issues and Interests in Educational Research.. Presentation at the Conference on Applied Psychology. Valdosta State University, Valdosta. Georgia. September, 2003.

-Stelzer, J. One Way to Manage the Discussion Groups in Health Classes. Practice Session Presented at the Online Lifeline Conference: To Facilitate Strategic Planning for Learning. Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia. March, 2003.

-Stelzer, J., Schmertzing, L. C., Schmertzing, R. W., & Zahner, J. Gender Differences in Attitude toward Physical Education. Practice Session Presented at the National Eighth Annual Interdisciplinary Women's Study Conference. Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia. March, 2003.

- Stelzer, J. Volleyball for Everybody. Workshop for K 12 teachers at the Sixteenth Annual Sharing the Wealth in Elementary, Middle and High School Physical Education Conference. Jekyll Island, Georgia. January, 2003.

- Stelzer, J., Kirillin, S. A. What Students Think About the Value of Online Courses. Presentation at the Conference on Applied Psychology. Valdosta State University, Valdosta. Georgia. April, 2002.

- Stelzer, J. Relationship Between Leisure Functioning and Delinquency Behaviors in Children Ages 9-14. Presentation at the Conference on Applied Psychology. Valdosta State University, Valdosta. Georgia. April, 2001.

Attended:

- Center for Disease Control (CDC): International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia. April 17-20, 2006.

 

Workshops:

- Stelzer, J. Workshop for new faculty from Kinesiology and PE department on research possibilities. Valdosta State University, Valdosta, September, 2013

- Stelzer, J. Workshop for faculty from Kinesiology and PE department on First Aid and CPR updates. Valdosta State University, Valdosta, January, 2012.

- Stelzer, J. Workshop for faculty from Kinesiology and PE department on First Aid and CPR updates. Valdosta State University, Valdosta, January, 2011.

- Powell, A., Browne, B.; Stelzer, J. Workshop for College of Education faculty members on New technology use. Valdosta State University, Valdosta, August, 2010.

- Stelzer, J. Workshop for faculty from Kinesiology and PE department on First Aid and CPR. Valdosta State University, Valdosta, August, 2010.

- Stelzer, J. Workshop for faculty from Kinesiology and PE department on First Aid and CPR. Valdosta State University, Valdosta, January, 2010.

- Stelzer, J. Workshop for faculty from Kinesiology and PE department on First Aid and CPR. Valdosta State University, Valdosta, October, 2009.

- Stelzer, J. Workshop for Early Childhood department on First Aid and CPR. Valdosta State University, Valdosta, August 2009.

- Stelzer, J., Brovey, A., Zahner, J.; Sizemore, J. Organized and run two days workshop on on-line learning and teaching for faculty members at the Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic, November, 2007.
*Dr. Stelzer was directing and presenting at the Palacky University, Czech Republic. All the other presenters were participating through the Wimba video conferencing tool.

 
Publications:

Journals

- Sigmundova, D., Vasickova, J., Stelzer, J., & Repka, E. (2013). The influence of monitoring interval on data measurement: An analysis of step counts of university students. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Switzerland, 10, pg. 515-527.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) (ISSN 1660-4601) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original articles, critical reviews, research notes, and short communications in the interdisciplinary area of environmental health sciences and public health.
Impact factor 1.605.

- Stelzer, J., Schmertzing, L., Fromel, K., & Klugar, M. (2011).  U.S. physical education: Relating the past to the present. Proceedings of the XIII Konferencja Naukowa Efekty Ksztalcenia I Wychowania W Kulturze Fizycznej, University Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego, Katowice, Poland.

- Siegrist, J., Drawdy, L., Leech, D., Gibson, N., Stelzer, J., Pate, J. (2010). “Alternative education: new responses to an old problem.” Journal of Philosophy and History of Education, 60, pp. 133-140.
The Journal of Philosophy and History of Education is an annual publication of the Society of Philosophy & History of Education (formerly the Southwestern Philosophy of Education Society) based on anonymous review by the Editorial Advisory Board.

- Dygryn, J., Mitas, J., Stelzer, J. (2010). “The influence of built environment on walkability using geographic information system.” Journal of Human Kinetics, Poland, 24,(1) pp. 93-99.
The Journal of Human Kinetics is a peer-reviewed respected interdisciplinary periodical offering the latest research in the science of human movement studies.
Impact factor 0.4.

- Kurkova, P., Scheetz, N., Stelzer, J. (2010). “Health and Physical Education as an Important Part of School Curricula: A Comparison of Schools for the Deaf  in the Czech Republic and the United States.” American Annals of the Deaf, USA, 155,(1) pp. 78-95. Peer reviewed journal.

- Fromel, K., Vasickova, J., Stelzer, J. (2009). “Multidimensional Diagnostics and Assessments in Physical Education.” Acta Facultatis Exercitationnis Corporis Universitatis Presoviensis. Universita of Presov, Presov, Slovak Republic, 1, 15-19. Peer reviewed journal.

- Skalik, K., Frömel, K., Stelzer, J., Pelclová, J., Groffik, D. (2009). “The Influence of Increased Intensity Levels on the Attitude of High School Females toward Aerobic Dance Lessons.” Journal of Human Kinetics, Poland, 22, 99-105.
The Journal of Human Kinetics is a peer-reviewed respected interdisciplinary periodical offering the latest research in the science of human movement studies.
Impact factor 0.4.

- Chmelík, F., Frömel, K., Křen, F., & Stelzer, J. (2008). "Online monitoring pohybové aktivity vysokoškolských studentů: Možnosti systému Indares.com. (On-line monitoring of physical activity among college students)". Česká kinantropologie, Czech Republic, 12(4), 30-38. Peer reviewed journal.

- Chmelík, F., Frömel, K., Křen, F., Stelzer, J., Engelová, L., Kudláček, M., & Mitáš, J. (2008). "The verification of the usability of the online Indares.com system in collecting data on physical activity – pilot study." Acta Universitatis Palackianae Olomucensis. Gymnica, Czech Republic, 38(4), 59-66. Peer reviewed journal.

- *Fromel, K., Stelzer, J., & Groffik, D., Ernest, J. (2008). "Physical activity of children aged 6-8: The beginning of school attendance." The Journal of Research in Childhood Education.
*Established in 1892 as the International Kindergarten Union, the Association for Childhood Education International is the oldest professional association of its type in the United States. ACEI is responsible for the Program Review Process, within NCATE, for institutions seeking national accreditation in elementary education. The Journal of Research in Childhood Education (JRCE) is a peer-reviewed flagship research journal of ACEI. The journal has an international readership of roughly 16,000.

- Sizemore, J.; Stelzer, J. (2007). "In View: Valdosta State University." GeorgiaView Georgia Virtual Classroom - Accomplishments 2006. Journal of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, 8.

- Lehnert, M., Janura, M., Jakubec, A., Stejskal, P,. & Stelzer, J. (2007). "Reaction of the volleyball players to the training micro cycle with an increased strength training volume." International Journal of Volleyball Research, 9(1), 11-18. Peer reviewed journal.

- Guler, M., Tiryaki Sonmez, G., Yalcın, B., Stelzer, J., Ozer, S., Aydın, K. (2006). The Personality Characteristics Of Competitive Gymnasts. 7. World Congress of Performance Analysis of Sport, Szombathely, Hungary. Congress Proceedings. p. 95.

- Gulseven, O., Tiryaki Sonmez, G., Yuktasır, B., Yalcın, B., Stelzer, J., Ucan, Y. (2006). The Effects Of Sodium Bicarbonate Loading On Anaerobic Performance. Ibid. Congress Proceedings. p. 85.

- Sozbir, K., Yuktasır, B., Yalcın, B., Aydın, K., Ozen, S., Stelzer, J., Tiryaki Sonmez, G. (2006). Investigation The Relationships Between Velocity, Agility And Vertical Jump To Performance Of Static Long Jump. Ibid . Congress Proceedings. p. 68.

- Stelzer, J. (2006, October). "Issues: Should after-school programs be structured as an extension of the school day?" Journal of Physical Education, Health, Recreation and Dance (JOPERD), 77 (8), 51. Peer reviewed journal.

- Stelzer, J.; Chytilova, L.; Sonmez, G.; Schmertzing, L.; & Schmertzing, R. (2006, October). "International Blended Learning Environments: What Does it Take to be Successful? Technology Tools, Instructional Strategies, Formative Evaluation." Proceeding of the 2nd Annual Southeastern Scholarship Conference on E-learning, Macon State College, Macon, GA.

- Stelzer, J. (2006, March). Bringing the world into one classroom. TrailBlazer. Journal of Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA.

- Neuls, F., Mitas, J., & Stelzer, J. (2005). Physical activity of university students: An international study. In F. Vaverka (Ed.), Proceedings from the 4th international conference Movement and Health (CD-ROM). Olomouc: Palacky University.

- Stelzer, J. (2005, April). Promoting healthy lifestyles:  Prescriptions for physical educators. Journal of Physical Education, Health, Recreation and Dance (JOPERD), 76 (4), 26-29. Peer reviewed journal.

- Stelzer, J., Lehnert, M., & McCurdy K. (2004, May). The Effect of Resistance Training in Athletics. Proceedings of the International Conference sponsored by the Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic. 131-137.

- McCurdy K., Lehnert, M., & Stelzer, J. (2004, May). Specificity of Unilateral Support Resistance Exercises. Proceedings of the International Conference sponsored by the Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic. 123-130.

- Stelzer, J., Ernest, J. M., Fenster, M. J., & Langford, G. (2004, June). Attitudes toward physical education: A study of high school students from four countries – Austria, Czech Republic, England, and USA. College Student Journal, 38 (2), 171-179. Peer reviewed journal.

- Frömel, K., Stelzer, J., & Górna, K. (2004). Specifika vyzkumnych activit v pedagogicke kinantropologi. (Contemporary research in pedagogical anthropology). Pedagogická kinantropologie 2004. Charles University, Praha, Czech Republic. Peer reviewed journal.

- Stelzer, J., Frömel, K., & Mitas, J. (2004, April). Vyuzivani technologii na vyssich stupnich vzdelavani v USA a jejich perspectivy v kinantropologii (The present and future of educational technologies ). Telesna vychova a sport mladeze. Charles University, Praha, Czech Republic, 70 (4), 38-43. Peer reviewed journal.

- Neuls, F., Mitas, J., Stelzer, J., & Pelcova, J. (2004, February). Sportovni zájmy vysokoskolaku v mezinarodnim kontextu. (Activity preferences among college students from three different universities) Paper published in the professional magazine of the Palackeho University, Olomouce, Czech Republic, 59-65.

- Frömel, K., Górna, K., & Stelzer, J. (2004). Jaká je budoucnost hodnocení edukačního procesu v tělesné výchově. (The future of assessments in PE). Pedagogická kinantropologie 2003. Charles University, Praha, Czech Republic. Peer reviewed journal.

- Stelzer, J., Fromel, K., Neuls, F., & Mitas, J. (2003, May). Tydenni pohybova aktivita studentek Valdosta State University a Univerzity Palackeho (Analysis of physical activity from the female perspectives). Paper published in the professional journal (electronic form) of the University of Presov, Slovak Republic, 477-481. Peer reviewed journal.

- Neuls, F., Mitas, J., Stelzer J., & Fromel, K. (2003, January). Analyza pohybove activity vysokoskolskych studentu v mezinarodnim kontextu. (Analysis of physical activity between different ethnic groups). Paper published in the professional magazine of the Palackeho University, Olomouce, Czech Republic, 26-32.

- Stelzer J. (2003, April). An online approach to teaching health and wellness. Great Ideas in teaching Health and Wellness: Benjamin Cummings Publisher, 1, 6-7.

- Schmertzing W.R., Stelzer J., Schmertzing C.L. (2002, Summer). Reading between the lines on surveys. Bottom up or top down: Which way to go for research on the scholarship of teaching? Academic Exchange Quarterly, 6 (2), 58-62. Peer reviewed journal.

- Stelzer J. (2001, April). Connecting physical education with the lives of urban high school students. (Abstract of the article by Cothran, D. J., & Ennis, C. D.) Journal of Physical Education, Health, Recreation and Dance, 72 (4), 6. Peer reviewed journal.

 

Books

- Klimesova, I., Stelzer, J. (2013; in Czech Language). Book: Fyziologie vyzivy (Physiology in nutrition). Olomouc, Czech Republic: Palacky University Publishing. Europe. 

- Klimesova, I., Stelzer, J. (2012; in Czech Language). Electronic Book: Fyziologie vyzivy (Physiology in nutrition ). Olomouc, Czech Republic: Palacky University Publishing. Europe. 
http://flexibooks.cz/fyziologie-vyzivy/d-70971/

- Mazal, F., Stelzer, J., Vasickova, Z. (2010).  “Curriculum Development in the Czech Republic.” In Kirylo, J., & Nauman, A. (Eds.). Curriculum development: Perspectives from around the world. Olney, MD.: Association of Childhood Education International, 102-111.
*There are 26 countries and 44 authors / co-authors represented in the book:   Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Finland, Honduras, India, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, Lebanon, Malawi, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Paraguay, Poland, Qatar, Russian Federation, Scotland, Swaziland, Turkey, United Kingdom, and the United States.

- Stelzer, J. (2009). Electronic book: First Aid Essentials. Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic, Europe (this publication is used as an educational text for students from foreign countries that study in the Palacky University in the Czech Republic).

- Stelzer, J. & Murrie, D.(2008). Electronic book: Fundamentals of Healthy Living. Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic, Europe.

- Stelzer, J. & Chytilova, L., (2007; in Czech Language). Prvni pomoc pro vsechny (First Aid for everybody). Prague, Czech Republic: Grada Publishing. Europe.

- Stelzer, J. (2007; in Czech Language) Electronic book: Prvni pomoc (First Aid, CPR, and AED). Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic, Europe. The book is published on the Palacky University web site and used as a text book for students and K12 faculty development.


 

Reviewer

- 11/10 – present: Member of the international review board of the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH). It is peer-reviewed open access journal. Basel, Switzerland.

- 04/09 – present: Member of the international review board of the periodical journal “Acta Universistatis Palackianae Olomucensis Gymnica.” Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic.

- 8/08 - present: Member of the international review board  of the periodical "The Journal of Research in Childhood Education (JRCE)." The Journal of Research in Childhood Education (JRCE) is the flagship research journal of the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI). ACEI is responsible for the Program Review Process, within NCATE, for institutions seeking national accreditation in elementary education and is the oldest professional association of its type in the United States. The journal has an international readership of roughly 16,000.

- 8/07 - present: Member of the international review board of the periodical "International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (IJ-SoTL)." Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia, USA.

- 8/03-present: Member of the International Review Board of the periodical “Journal of Physical Culture,” (Telesna Kultura) edited by the Palackeho University in Olomouce, Czech Republic, Europe.

 

Other Reviews
- 4/2011 - Evaluation of new online learning environment for University System of Georgia. In this comprehensive evaluation process were evaluated these sandbox environments: Pearson eCollege, Sakai, Moodle, Desire2Learn, and Blackboard.

- 10/2010 - Mentoring and Student Assistance Initiatives proposals.  The Florida Department of Education and the Bureau of Family and Community Outreach Grant review.

 

Chapter and Book Reviews
- Personal Health: A Hand Book for Life. (Book review). McGraw-Hill Higher Education, St. Louis, MO. October, 2004.

- Payne, & Hahn. Understanding your Health. (Book review). McGraw-Hill Higher Education, St. Louis, MO. May, 2003.

- Donatelle, J. R. Health the Basics. (Review of the chapter Environmental Health: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally). Benjamin Cummings Publisher, San Francisco, CA. March, 2003.

- Donatelle, J. R. Health the Basics. (Review of the chapter Alcohol, Tobacco, and Caffeine: Daily Pleasures, Daily Challenges). Benjamin Cummings Publisher, San Francisco, CA. March, 2003.

- Pruitt, E. B., & Stein J. J. Decision for healthy living. (Review of the chapter The Health Effects of Smoking and Drinking). Benjamin Cummings Publishing, San Francisco, CA. March, 2003.

- Teaching lifetime activities. (Review of the chapter Table Tennis). McGraw-Hill Higher Education, St. Louis, MO. November, 2002.

- Nutrition and health. (Review of the chapter Nutrients Involved in Antioxidant Function).
Benjamin Cummings Publishing, San Francisco, CA. January, 2003.

 

 

Additional Training/Workshop

- Implementing the 4R's of open textbook. USG online faculty development series, November, 2013.

- D2L workshop. Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA October, 2013.

- Technology Showcase and Poster session Online Lifeline Conference. Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA. February, 2013.

- Desire2Learn workshops: total of 10 hours between August and December 2012.

- Evaluating Online Faculty: The Who?, What?, When? and How? Of Effective Evaluation (Valdosta State University)  - 3 hours, February, 2011.

- Grade book in the BlackBoard online management system (Valdosta State University) - 2 hours, October, 2010.

- Employ Self-Service workshop (Valdosta State University)  - 2 hours, September, 2009.

- Shared Services workshop (Valdosta State University)  - 2 hours, April, 2009.

- BlazeView workshop (Valdosta State University) - 4 hours, August, 2009.

- PeopleSoft workshop (Valdosta State University) - 2 hours, October, 2008.

- Fitness and Wellness Forum to improve the resources for fitness and wellness education. San Francisco, CA. October 17-19/2008.

- Quality Matters Peer Reviewer Training (Valdosta State University) - one day, February, 2008.

- WebCt Vista workshop (Valdosta State University), May, 2007

- Microsoft Office 2007 workshop (Valdosta State University), May, 2007

- Video editing workshop (Valdosta State University), November, 2006.

- Two days VSU collegial professional development (Valdosta State University) workshop on teaching and learning. November, 2006.

- American Heart Association: Basic Life Support  Instructor (BLS) course. September, 2006.

- Live Classroom Presenter Training 101. Horizon Wimba Client Services. New York. August, 06.

- Virtual Reality Technology for Teaching and Research. Drs. Lynna Ausburn and Floyd Ausburn from Oklahoma State University presentation on using virtual reality technology for teaching and learning. June 23, 2006.

- Valdosta State University professional Training on how to incorporate our VSU Library resources to WebCt Vista. June 23, 2006.

- Valdosta State University professional Training on Life Text, February 27, 06.

- Valdosta State University professional Training on WebCt and Adobe Acrobat, January 27, 06.

- Valdosta State University professional Training on Life Text, October, 05.

- Valdosta State University professional training on WebCt VISTA, February 18, 2005.

- Valdosta State University professional training on WebCt VISTA, January 20, 21, and 25 2005.

- Valdosta State University professional training on WebCt VISTA, November 2004.

- Georgia AAUP:  "How AAUP can help faculty senates or their equivalents." Workshop presented by Dr. Larry Gerber, First Vice President of the National AAUP. Macon, October 9, 2004.

- McGraw-Hill Higher Education, St. Louis, MO, Symposium on: Personal Health Today: Instructional Challenges and Opportunities, Boca Raton, FL, June 17-20, 2004.

- Valdosta State University, Department of Special Education, Speech therapy clinic, January-July 2004.

- Valdosta State University Interdisciplinary Education Workshop. Dr. Lisa Dieker, University of Central Florida, March 10, 2004.

- University System of Georgia professional training on Assessments in WebCt, April 24, 2003.

- University System of Georgia professional training on Digital Media I movie workshop, March, 2003.

- University System of Georgia professional training on Teaching and Learning with Advanced Technologies Conference, March, 2003.

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Valdosta State University professional training on Differentiated Learning, March, 2003.

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The Lowndes/Valdosta Commission for Children and Youth workshop, February, 2003.

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Valdosta State University Merlot workshop, March, 2002

- Valdosta State University WebCt workshop, April, 2002.

- Valdosta State University Adobe Acrobat workshop, August, 2002.

- Valdosta State University Forum on Scholarship of Teaching at the Regional University workshop, September, 2002.

- Valdosta State University Video Editing workshop, October, 2002.

- Valdosta State University Library Services for Distance Learning and Off-Campus Students workshop, March, 2001.

- Valdosta State University Faculty Development Training Session Related to Assistive Technology, July, 2001.

- Valdosta State University Technology and the Learning Continuum training workshop, June, 2001.

- Valdosta State University Conference on Preparing South Georgia’s Teachers to Use Technology, June, 2001.

- Valdosta State University Post Secondary INTECH, 2001.

- Valdosta State University  Front Page workshop, February-March, 2000.
 

GRANT WRITING, RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCE

Funded Grants

- Faculty Development Grant. Paper presented at the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Faculty of Physical Education Conference in Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, Europe Physical activity in science and practice ($1500), May, 2013.

- Center for International Programs - Faculty Internationalization Grant. Participation in professional development activities with the University Palackeho Olomouce, Czech Republic ($700), May 2012.

- Faculty Development Grant. Paper presented at the Sport Conference, Czech Republic ($1000), June, 2011.

- Faculty Development Grant. Paper presented at the Sport Conference, Czech Republic ($1000), June, 2010.

- Center for International Programs - Faculty Internationalization Grant. Participation in professional development activities with the University Palackeho Olomouce, Czech Republic ($750), March, 2009.

- Faculty Development Grant. Paper presented at the Diagnostic in Sports Conference in Presov, Slovak Republic ($1000), June, 2009.

- Faculty Development Grant. Paper presentation at the 5th International Conference on Movement and Heath, Olomouc, Czech Republic ($1000), November, 2007. 

- Faculty Development Grant. Requested lecture for the faculty members at the Comenius University in Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovak Republic ($1000), May, 2006.

- Graduate School Faculty Development Grant. This grant was awarded to purchase equipment and software to facilitate graduate curricular enhancement ($250). April, 2006.

- Faculty Development Grant. Paper presentation at the International Conference on Teaching Physical Education Body Olomouc, Olomouc, Czech Republic ($1000), August, 2005.

- Center for International Programs - Faculty Internationalization Grant. Participation in professional development activities with the University Palackeho Olomouce, Czech Republic ($750), August, 2005.

- Cooperate and participate in solving partial problems on grant of the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic (No. MSM 6198959221) - Comparative Research between Georgia, USA and the Czech Republic in context of physical activity behavioral changes. January, 2005.

- Faculty Development Grant. Requested workshop for K12 teachers at the Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic ($1000), May, 2004.

- Faculty Research Grant. The Level of Physical Activity (PA) and the PA Preferences between College Students from Three Different Countries. ($900), Fall 2003.

- Faculty Development Grant. Poster session presented at the international symposium. Presov University, Presov,  Slovak Republic ($1000). June, 2003.

- Center for International Programs - Faculty Internationalization Grant. Participation in professional development activities with the University Palackeho Olomouce, Czech Republic ($1,250), June-July, 2003.

- Selected to represent COE in the "Teaching and Learning with Advanced Technologies Conference. Athens, Georgia ($400), March, 2003.

- Faculty Research Grant.
The Relationship between College Students’ Beliefs about  Physical Activity and Actual Physical Activity Levels ($400), Fall 2002.

- Faculty Development Grant. Paper presentation at the International
Association for Educational Communications and Technology Conference. Dallas, Texas ($500), November, 2002.

- Faculty Development Grant. Paper presentation at the
10th international “Reform with Results” Conference, “Connecting Classrooms, Communities, and Careers,” Beavercreek, CO ($500), June-July, 2002.

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Faculty Research Grant.
High school student’s attitudes toward physical education ($500), Fall 2001.

- Center for International Programs - “Louie A. Brown Visiting Scholar Grant.” Visiting faculty from the Czech  Republic ($35,000), 2001-2002.

- Teaching and Technology Grant. The Use of on Line Streaming Video for First Aid and CPR classes ($1000), Summer, 2001.

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Collaborated on writing and managing the Federal Grant #85-6000642 for after school program in Albuquerque, New Mexico ($760,000), 1997.

Under review

 

Not funded

- U. S. Department of Education grant “Carol M. White Physical Education Program 21st Century PE.” This grant was intended to support the PE in the area serviced by Valdosta State University in Georgia ($400,000), May, 2003.

- Sasakawa Fellowship Competition. Nominated by the VSU to apply for Awards for Participating in the National Faculty Development Institute on Incorporating Japanese studies into the Undergraduate Curriculum ($5,000), January, 2003.

- U. S. Department of Education grant “Carol M. White Physical Education Program 21st Century PE.” This grant was intended to support the PE in the area serviced by Valdosta State University in Georgia ($300,000), May, 2002.

 

Research

2010-present
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Assessing knowledge and PA habits of freshman class in exercise physiology program

2010-present
- Use technology as a motivation tool to increase physical activity

2005-2010
- Cooperate and participate in solving partial problems on grant of the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic (No. MSM 6198959221) - Physical activity and inactivity of inhabitants of the Czech Republic in context of behavioral changes.

Fall 2007 - 2007: Published
- On-line monitoring of physical activity among college students. Physical activity of 114 students from Valdosta State University were monitored for whole semester. The result was self-reported to the online monitoring system Indare. Paper published at the Acta Universitatis Palackianae Olomucensis. Gymnica, Czech Republic, 38(4), 59-66

2004 - 2006: Published
- The physical activity of children aged 6-8 years old. Longitudinal study on the PA levels of 71 children in the kindergarten and 244 children in the first grade. Paper published at the The Journal of Research in Childhood Education. Peer reviewed journal.

2002 - 2005: Not published.
- Teaching integration in PETE programs. Study on new teaching approaches (constructivist theory). 57 student teachers and 1867 pupils were participated in an evaluation study of new pedagogical approaches.

2002 - 2004: Not published.
- Study of minority students, who speak a language other than English and about the many challenges the teachers have to face with these students especially in rural schools in south Georgia.

2003 - 2004: Published
- The study on how "teacher behavior" and "curriculum" may influence children's attitude and life long habits toward PA. Published at the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

Fall 2001 - 2002: Published
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Longitudinal study on evaluation of my WebCt courses. Published at the Academic Exchange Quarterly.

Fall 2000 – Fall 2003: Published
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High School Student’s Attitudes toward Physical Education: A Cross-National Study between High school Students from four countries USA, England, Austria and Czech Republic. Published at the College Student Journal.

1998 – 1999: Dissertation not published.
Collaborated on the proposal (funded), implementation and evaluation of, after school programs for Mexican-American children at-risk age 9-14 on the New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico border. Institute for Social Research, The University of New Mexico.

SERVICE

University Service:
- Collaboration between the Valdosta State University and the Palacky University in the Czech Republic. From 2003 - present.
- Development of the new Board of Regent Program on Transatlantic Relation. Responsible for developing course on Transatlantic Health and Welfare. From 2007 - 2010.
- Member of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the Protection of Human Subject. From 2003 to 2007.
- Member of the Faculty Senate. From 2003 to 2006.
- Chair of the University Athletics Committee. From 2004 to 2005.
- Worked as a "Fitness Director" for the Georgia Department of Education - Governor Honor Program. Summer 2005.
- Member of the University Athletics Committee. From 2003 to 2006.
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Board member of the VSU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). From 2004 to 2006.
 

Dewar College of Education Service:

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Program coordinator for the Ed.S. program. From January 2012 - May 2013.
- Working with the Valdosta Early College Academy (VECA) 2012-present
- Working on four doctoral dissertation committee. From 2009 - present.
- Member of the College of Education Research Committee. From 2006 - 2012.
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CPR and First Aid Training for College of Education, Early Childhood Department (every year). From 2004 - 2011.
- Videoconferencing workshop for COE faculty members. August, 2006.
- Advising students from College of Education. Since 2005 - present.
- Collaboration with the Izmit university in Turkey. From 2005 - 2010.
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Member of the College of Education Standing Committee on Research. From 2005 - 2010.
- Member of the College of Education Technology Committee. From 2004 - present.
- Member of the Doctoral Dissertation Committee at the College of Education. From 2003 - present.
 

Department Service:
 

- Member of the new faculty research committee in 2013.
- Chair of the promotion committee in 2012.
- Coordinator of the Specialist in Education with a major in Coaching Pedagogy in Physical Education program. From 2012-present.
- Supervise the fitness center (12 sections). From 2009-present.

- First Aid and CPR workshop for KPE department every year. From 2003 - present.
- Coordinate First Aid and CPR (KSPE2150) and Health and Wellness (KSPE2000) offerings. From 2005-present.
- Established and successfully maintain  collaboration between the Kinesiology and PE department and the Pedagogy Research department at the Palacky University, Czech Republic. From 2002 - present.
- Physical Activity Preferences Survey. This survey was designed to help Kinesiology and PE department understand students physical activity needs and preferences. Fall 2005.
- Taught KSPE 1000 in Fall 05 (for five weeks)- as a service.
- Chair of the Diversity & International/Cultural Exchange Subcommittee. From 2004 - present.
- Chair of the Basic Instruction Steering Group. Since 2004 - 2008.
- Member of the Student/Faculty Appeals & Grievance Committee. Since 2004 - 2008.
- Member of the Faculty Development Committee. Since 2004 - 2008.
- Member of the Merit Evaluation Instrument Subcommittee. Since 2004 - 2012.
- Web Mater for KPE Web page. From 2002 to 2005.
 

Class developments:

- Developed a new graduate course or the Specialist in Education with a major in Coaching Pedagogy in Physical Education program KSPE 8300. 2012.
- Developed a new graduate course or the Specialist in Education with a major in Coaching Pedagogy in Physical Education program KSPE 8400. 2012.
- Developed a new graduate course or the Specialist in Education with a major in Coaching Pedagogy in Physical Education program KSPE 8800. 2011.
- Developed a new graduate course or the Specialist in Education with a major in Coaching Pedagogy in Physical Education program KSPE 8900. 2012.
- Developed Perspective Nutrition 2430 on the Web utilizing BlazeView. Fall 2011.
- Developed and taught Health and Wellness (KSPE 2000) course between the Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey and Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA on the Web utilizing WebCt and videoconferencing. Spring 2006.
- Developed and taught First Aid and CPR (KSPE 2150) between the Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic, and Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA on the Web utilizing Web Ct and videoconferencing. Spring 2005.
- Developed First Aid and CPR 2150 on the Web utilizing WebCt. Spring 2002.
- Developed HW 2000 on the Web utilizing WebCt. Fall, 2001.
 

Community Service:

- Member of Buddies organization. Valdosta organization that are helping members of the community. From 2010 - present.
- Board of Directors of the Alzheimer Caregivers Time Out (ACTO) non-profit organization. This non-profit community service organization provides temporary respite care for Alzheimer victims in the area. From 2003 - 2012.
- International Story Land - part of the Azalea International Folk Fair. Three days poster presentation for Valdosta middle school students about Czech Republic. March, 2007.
- Grant collaboration with the Boys and Girls Club Valdosta, GA, Spring, 2004.
- CPR training instruction for employees of the Boys and Girls Club Valdosta, GA, Spring, 2004.
- Wrote grant for five south Georgia counties. U. S. Department of Education grant “Carol M. White Physical Education Program 21st Century PE.” This grant was intended to support the PE in the area serviced by Valdosta State University in Georgia ($400,000), May, 2003.
- Wrote grant for six south Georgia counties
(Clinch County, Colquitt County, Coffee County, Lowndes County, Thomas County, and Ware County). U. S. Department of Education grant “Carol M. White Physical Education Program 21st Century PE.” ($300,000), May, 2002.

TEACHING, COACHING AND ATHLETICS EXPERIENCES

Internship, New Mexico Sports and Wellness, Albuquerque, NM, 1998
Became familiar with all phases of the administration of a commercial fitness organization. New Mexico Sports and Wellness operates five clubs throughout the city of Albuquerque.

Internship, Men’s Varsity Soccer, The University of New Mexico, 1996
Worked with whole administration components of the soccer team (recruiting, scheduling matches, budgeting, financial aid, and fundraising)

University Varsity Athletics Service (general)
Worked with The University of New Mexico varsity volleyball and soccer teams. Also, worked as an administrator for the men’s soccer team for one year and with the volleyball program on different assignments for more than three years. In addition, organized and ran high school volleyball camps for five years.

1984 – 1989
Head teacher, Czech Republic
Responsible for required swimming instructions for all K3 students (20 hours) in the region. Taught swimming and supervised six other teachers during swimming lessons.

1984 – 1989
Camp Director, Czech Republic
Special summer and winter camps (three months a year, 150 children). These camps were specially designed for athletically gifted children, between the ages of nine and eighteen years old.

1986 – 1989
Heal Coach, Czech Republic
Coached and played professional Division 1 Volleyball

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

December 1997 – July 1999
I
nstructor Racquet Sports, New Mexico Sports and Wellness, Albuquerque, NM.

November 1993 – August 1994
Office Manager, Adobe Building Supply, Albuquerque, NM.
Responsible for all accounting transactions (Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash) and financial statements (Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Cash Flow Analysis).

May 1991 – October 1993
Night Auditor, Accounting office Doubletree Hotel, Albuquerque, NM.
Supervision of shift closing, account reconciliation and updating of daily operations, and bookkeeping for front office and food and beverage operations. Responsible for daily final reports.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

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American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD).
- Georgia Educational Research Association (GERA).
- International Association of Sport Kinetics Committee of Physical Culture of Polish  Academy of Science.


SPECIAL SKILLS

Organizational and Management Skills
Outstanding record of success in program design, implementation, and staff development across diverse settings, including agencies, schools, and camps.

Team and Individual Sports
Active player of individual sports (squash, racquetball, badminton, and tennis) and team sports (volleyball, soccer).

Foreign Languages
Czech, Slovak, and Polish.

 

REFERENCES

Dr. Inez A. Heath
Professor
Department of Early Childhood and Reading Education
Valdosta State University
Phone: (229) 333-5610
E-mail: iheath@valdosta.edu

Dr. Richard Schmertzing
Professor
Department of Educational Leadership
Valdosta State University
Phone: (229) 333-5927
E-mail: rwschmer@valdosta.edu

Dr. Arthur R. DeThomas
Professor Emeritus
Department of Finance
Valdosta State University
Phone: 229-247-1085
E-Mail: artde@earthlink.net