Name Barbara A. Tyree

Title  Associate Professor

Office # ARC 200

Phone: (219) 464-5772

E-mail: barbara.tyree@valpo.edu

 

 

Education

 

BS Health and Physical Education, 1976

Lamar University

Beaumont, Texas

 

MS Physical Education, 1993

Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

 

PhD Education, 1996

University of Idaho

Moscow, Idaho

 

Area(s) of Specialization

Physical Education

Physical Education Teacher Education

Health

 

Publications, grants, awards

Fall 2011-present

            Pilot study “The effects of weighted hula hoops on aerobic fitness levels in elementary physical education students.”

 

Fall 2006

Tyree, B. & Engle, S. (2006).  Cooperative learning as a tool to enhance social responsibility in third grade physical education students. Indiana Journal for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 35(3), 7-8.

 

 Spring 2005

Presentation “The importance of sleep” Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity

 

Fall 2004

Fitness presentation, Campus Wellness group

 

October 2003

“Incorporating the State Standards into Middle School Physical Education, Autumn Harvest Middle School Conference, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana

 

May 2001

Carl, D., Tyree, B. & Strasser, S.  (2001). Effect of environment and training on mood states of competitive swimmers.  Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 33,  S221.

 

November 2001

            “Introducing social responsibility in a third grade physical education class”.  IAHPERD Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

November 2000

              “In-between Units for In Between Units”.  IAHPERD Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana.

 

November 2000

“What I wish I’d known before I started Student Teaching”. IAHPERD Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana.

 

November 1999

“Incorporating Cooperative Learning into Secondary Physical Education”.  IAHPERD Conference, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

 

November 1998

“The Development of a Cooperative Learning Curriculum in Third Grade Physical Education”.  Midwest AAHPERD Conference, Huntington, WV.

 

March 1997

Research Symposium “The Effect of a Cooperative Learning Intervention on the Social Skill Acquisition of Third Grade Physical Education”  American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri

 

March 1997

Roundtable Discussion  “The Effect of a Cooperative Learning Intervention on the Social Skill Acquisition of Third Grade Physical Education Students.”

American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

 

 

October 1996

“Action Research as a Facilitator to Change: A Collaborative Study.”

Indiana Alliance fro Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Annual Meeting, Evansville, Indiana

 

 

Dec. 1996          

Smith, B.T., & Goc Karp, G. (1996).  Adapting to marginalization in a middle school physical education class.  Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 16, 30-47.

 

October 1995

“Action Research as a Facilitator to Change: A Collaborative Study.”

National Association for Sport and Physical Education Conference, West Virginia

 

April 1994

“Development of Social Competence in Marginalized Students in Middle School Physical Education”.  American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Annual Meeting, Denver, CO

 

April 1994

“Becoming Marginalized in a Middle School Physical Education Class”.

American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

 

June 1994

DePauw, K.P, Goc Karp, G., & Smith, B. (1994).  Internationalizing the Physical Education Curriculum:  A Model for the Infusion of Knowledge.  In Wilcox, R. (Ed.), Sport in the Global Village (pp. 493-500). Morgantown, WV:  Fitness Information Technology, Inc.

 

May 1993

“A Contemporary Model For Sport and Disability:  Sport Hexagon”.  Third author.  Vista ’93 An International Symposium to Discuss Sport for Athletes with

Disabilities. Jasper, Canada.

 

October 1992

             “INCLUDE:  The Gym Where Everyone Belongs”.  Idaho Alliance of Health Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Lewiston, ID

 

June 1991

“Opportunities Throughout the World for Individuals With Disabilities”.

International Comparative Physical Education Conference, Houston, Texas.

 

 

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