Dr. Andrew Bobilya co-chaired the Symposium on Experiential Education Research (SEER) at the Association for Experiential Education (AEE) Annual International Conference in Orlando, FL. November 8-9, 2018. Learn more at: https://www.aeegya2018.org
Ellie Blair presented her work on teacher moonlighting as part of an Invited Presidential Session entitled, “Teacher Moonlighting and the Dark Side of Teachers’ Work” at the American Educational Studies Association (AESA) annual meeting in Greenville, South Carolina on Thursday, November 8th. AESA is an international learned society committed to supporting scholars in the foundations of education.
The 26th Annual Adventure Education Conference was held at UNCA on November 2. Over 50 PRM and RTH students attended the conference along with faculty members; Andrew Bobilya, Debby Singleton, Callie Schultz, Glenn Middleton, Maurice Phipps, and Jennifer Hinton. PRM students presented two presentations. “Star Power Stimulation: Poverty within Recreation” led by Tayler Carrigan and Krista Patton. “Partnering with Outside Agencies” presented by Seth Blanton, Emily Dobson, and Allie Pratt.
Parks and Recreation Management faculty members Dr. Andrew Bobilya and Professor Emeritus Dr. Maurice Phipps presented workshops at the Association for Outdoor Recreation and Education (AORE) and Wilderness Education Association (WEA) joint conference in Snowbird, Utah October 23-27, 2018. Dr. Bobilya was also honored by the WEA as the Outdoor Educator of the Year.
Debby Singleton (PRM Faculty) and Jake Burcaw (PRM student) presented “Hungry Hippos to Harry Potter: Move More through Pop Culture” at the annual NC Recreation & Parks Association conference held in Winston Salem, October 24-26. The workshop focused on how to use pop culture to create engaging and fun physical activities. Ms. Singleton also presented a workshop entitled, “Strategies for the Life-Work Pendulum”.
Two students in the Master’s Degree Program in Supervision in Montego Bay, Jamaica, presented a session at the annual meeting of COPIS (Council of Professors of Instructional Supervision) October 13 at the University of Maine, Orono. Judith Moore’s presented “Instructional Effectiveness: Leveraging Partnerships to Improve Teaching and Learning in Jamaica.” Audley Gyles presented “Educational Reform in Jamaica: Leveraging Supervision to Transform Jamaican Education.” The session was facilitated by Dr. Kathleen Jorissen, retired Associate Professor of Educational Leadership.