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Curriculum Vitae Helena Baert Email: Helena.baert@cortland.

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Education
Ph. D. in Kinesiology Pedagogy 2008- May 2011 University of Arkansas, College of Education and Health Professions Dissertation: The integration of technology in Physical Education Teacher Education programs Advisor: Dr. Gorman Cognate: Adapted Physical Education & Educational Technology Masters of Science in Kinesiology Jan. 2007-July 2008 University of Manitoba, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management Thesis: Wikis and TGfU: A collaborative approach to understanding games education. Advisor: Dr. Halas J. Certification in Higher Education Teaching Program (CHET) 2007-2008 University of Manitoba, University Teaching Services Course requirements: Teaching Techniques, Course Construction and Organization, Teaching Practicum, Teaching Dossier, Teaching Workshops Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate Program 2003-2007 University of Manitoba, Extended Education GPA: 4.33 / 4.5 Course Work: 017.244: Behavior Modification Principles, 017.245: Behavior Modification Applications, Supervised Practicum in Applied Behavior Analysis I and II. Bachelor of Physical Education University of Manitoba, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management GPA: 4.23 / 4.5 University Gold Medal 2002-2004

Bachelor of Education specialized in Physical Education 1996-1999 Teachers College, Ghent, Belgium (Affiliated with the University of Ghent) Graduated with Distinction Thesis: Trailblazers: An innovation to creating an active, multi-functional playground.

Academic / Professional Positions University Teaching Experience


Assistant Professor, SUNY Cortland, NY, Physical Education Department. Undergraduate: EDU 255: Basics of Effective Instruction in Physical Education EDU 355: The Physical Education Curriculum: Planning and Practice EDU 470: Foundations of Education in American Culture EDU 308: Outdoor Education for Physical Education Teachers Graduate: PED 610: Readings in Physical Education PED 661: Practicum II 2011-Present

University of Arkansas 2008-2011 Department of Health Science, Kinesiology, Recreation, and Dance, University of Arkansas. Physical Education Activity Courses: PEAC 1221: Beginning Jogging PEAC 1471:Beginning Badminton PEAC 1421: Beginning Bowling PEAC 1621: Fitness Concepts PEAC 1532 Special Topics: Team Handball PEAC 1532 Special Topics: Distance Running PETE courses: PHED 3001: Practicum I in Physical Education. Course taught strictly off-campus (observing and assisting mentor teachers in PE). Organizing, instructing and assessing of online proportion of the class activities PHED 3373:Teaching Elementary Physical Education: undergraduate methods course, HKRD 5873: Leadership in HKRD Services: Graduate Recreation Course. University of Manitoba 2006-2008 Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg PETE courses: PHED 3080: Planning and Administration in Physical Education, PHED 2720: Developmental Games and Activities (Teaching Basic Movement Skills, elementary PE teaching strategies, and Teaching Games for Understanding approach), PHED 3450: Motor Learning, PHED 2550: Growth and Motor Development, PERS 2100: Introduction to Professional Practice, PERS 1500: Foundations in PE and Kinesiology, PHED 2710: Human Movement Principles, PHED 3440: Health Education, PHED 3100: Design and Assessment in Physical Education.

Research Assistant
PE4Life Intern 2010-2011 a) Researcher as part of the Care Foundation Project Research Specialist duties: Collecting physical fitness data via the DIBA method (Direct Instruction Behavior Analysis) within physical education classes at K-12 level. Compiling existing data such as attendance, behavioral referrals, and academic benchmark scores. Perform data analysis and reporting b) After-school community based program: development and leading of new after school program in the Rogers Activity Center. A program that will include a biking, exergaming, community gardening, and games project for elementary students. This after-school program enticed me to develop specific curricula with PE and Recreation/Sport Management Majors and mentor and supervise their leadership as they work with young children. Research Assistant 2003-2004 Joannie Halas, Associate Professor Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Manitoba Transcription of interviews and data analysis. __________________________________________________________________________________

Scholarly and Research Interests


Integration of Technology in PETE/PE: Examining the process of diffusion of technology within methods courses of PETE programs. Investigating the roles and relationships between content, pedagogy, and technology (TPCK). Web 2.0 Tools in PE: The application of web 2.0 tools such as wikis and blogs to extend and enhance learning within physical education. Teaching Basic Movement skills: Developing programming solutions for practical application, exchange research and practical experience related to observation, assessment, and programming strategies for children in performance of basic skills, and to locate and develop resource materials related to basic motor skill development at the K to 4 level. Specific interest in teaching basic movement skills using a applied behavioral analysis approach when working with children with special needs. Teacher Preparation / PETE Programs: The role of instructional scaffolding in teaching Physical Education. PETE Program assessment of pedagogical content knowledge, subject matter knowledge, experiences, beliefs and attitudes of pre-service teachers. Evaluation of innovative pre-service PETE programs.

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Books/Chapters
Baert, H. (2009). Exploring New Technologies in Physical Education Teacher Education. Wikis and TGfU: A collaborative approach to understanding games education. Saarbrucken, Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Aktiengessellschaft & Co. KG. Baert, H., Halas, J., & Rodrigues, M. (Eds.). (2009). Issues Affecting Physical Education in Manitoba Schools: An Anthology of Student Papers in Honour of Dr. Henry Janzen. University of Manitoba Publication. Manitoba: Canada. Baert, H. & Casey, C. (2009). Using wikis to explore TGfU through emergent scaffolding. In TGfU Simply Good Pedagogy: Understanding a complex challenge. Hopper, T., Butler, J., & Storey, B. (Eds.) _________________________________________________________________________________

Journal Publications
Baert, H. (2012). The Integration of Technology within Physical Education Teacher Education: Perceptions of the Faculty. SITE Proceedings 2012. (In Press) Baert, H. (2009). Wikis in physical education. Online Article for PELinks4U.org. (December, 2009). http://www.pelinks4u.org/articles/baert1209.htm Baert, H. (2008). Whats in Your Game? Journal of the Manitoba Physical Education Teachers Association, 31(3), 28-29. Retrieved from http://www.mpeta.ca/journal/Mar2008.pdf

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Conference and Professional Presentations

Yang, S. & Baert, H. (2012). Exergaming Workshop: United We Move Toward Active Games 4 Health. Presentation at the National Convention of the American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, March 13-17, 2012, Boston, MA. Baert, H. (2012). Technology Integration in Physical Education Teacher Education Programs: Perceptions of the Faculty. Presentation at the International Society for Technology in Teacher Education, March 5-9, 2012, Austin, TX. Walkulski, J. & Baert, H. (2011). Basic Training for the Job Hunt. Presentation at the NYSAHPERD, November 17, 2011, Verona, NY. Walkuski, J. & Baert, H. (2011). Fitness Assessment. Presentation at the NYSAHPERD, November 18, 2011, Verona, NY. Baert, H. (2011). Active Healthy Games for Elementary Physical Education. Presentation at the Mini- Conference, SUNY Cortland, NY, October 9, 2011. Baert, H. (2011). Using wikis in physical education. Presentation at the Mini- Conference, SUNY Cortland, NY, October 9, 2011. Baert, H., Esslinger, K., & Adams, J. (2011). Technology integration in PETE. Presentation at the AAHPERD Conference, San Diego, California, USA, March 29-April 2, 2011. (accepted) Baert, H. (2010). Integrating Technology in Physical Education: Tips and Tools. Presentation at the Arkansas State AHPERD Conference, Little Rock, Arkansas, November 4-5, 2010.

Baert, H. (2010). Teaching with Technology in PHETE. Presentation at the Annual Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference in conjunction with the Annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, UBC, Vancouver, BC, May 28- June 4, 2010. Baert, H., Esslinger, K., Parish, T., Burt, D. (2010). Creative and Active Health and Fitness Activities for K-6 Students. Presentation at the AAHPERD Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, March 16-20, 2010. Yang, S., Foley, J., Medina, E., Hansen, L., Hart, A., Oh, A., Coshott, R., Baert, H., (2010). Exergame Workshop: Active Video Gaming = Serious Fun. AAHPERD Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, March 16-20, 2010. Baert, H. Wikis in Physical Education. Presentation and Hands-on Workshop. AAHPERD Conference, Tampa, Florida, USA, March 31-April 5th, 2009. Baert, H. Using Web 2.0 Tools in PETE: Encouraging the social, collaborative and reflective construction of knowledge. Poster Presentation. AAHPERD Conference, Tampa, Florida, USA, March 31-April 5th, 2009. Baert, H. Wikis and TGfU: A collaborative approach to understanding games education. Poster Presentation. International Teaching Games for Understanding Conference, UBC, Vancouver, BC, May 14-17, 2008 Baert, H. & Casey, C. Wikis and TGfU: Using technology to enhance teacher candidates understanding of games education Presentation at the Annual Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference in conjunction with the Annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, UBC, Vancouver, BC, May 31- June 3, 2008 Baert, H. & Sweinson, D. Basic Movement Skills: Active Healthy Games Presentation at the Manitoba Physical Education Teachers Association Annual Conference, Winnipeg, MB, Nov. 23, 2007

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Invited Professional Workshop Facilitation and Organization


Baert, H. Wikis in Elementary Education. 2-day workshop for University School Milwaukee Lower School. Milwaukee: Wisconsin. August 2-3, 2010. Baert, H. & Peacock, P. Basic Movement Skills Assessment Workshop Rolling River School Division, Manitoba. Oct. 19, 2007. Baert, H. & Peacock, P. Teaching Basic Movement Skills Active workshop at the Manitoba Physical Education Teachers Association Annual Conference. Nov. 22, 2006. Baert, H. Animating children inside the ski school Active workshop for new ski instructors as organized by the Aspen Ski Company, Aspen Colorado. Dec. 2001 Baert, H. Teaching skiing to beginners Workshop for new ski instructors as organized by the Aspen Ski Company, Aspen, Colorado. Jan. 2001

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Scholarly Service
Reviewer for PHENex Journal (Physical & Health Education Academic Journal). 2010-Present Writer for Movement Skills Manitoba. (2008). K-6 Fast Forward to Fitness. Winnipeg, MB, Canada: Author. Editor for Movement Skills Manitoba. (2004). K-4 Active Health Games. Winnipeg, MB, Canada: Author.

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Honors and Awards


Reed Greenwood Student Award for Excellence ($1000) 2010-2011 Outstanding Doctoral Student in Kinesiology Pedagogy 2010 University of Arkansas, Department of Health Science, Kinesiology, Recreation, and Dance. Doctoral Academy Fellowship, University of Arkansas ($10.000) 2008, 2009, 2010 Who is Who in American Universities 2009 Thesis of Excellence Award Canadian Association of Teacher Education (CATE) 2009 Faculty of Graduate Studies / Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management 2008 Graduate Student RA Allocation Award, University of Manitoba ($1210) Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management Internal Research Award 2007-2008 University of Manitoba ($5000) University Gold Medal, University of Manitoba 2004 For highest academic standing in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management Outstanding Student in Physical Education Award 2004 University of Manitoba _________________________________________________________________________________

Memberships and Involvement in Professional Associations


American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) National Association for Physical Education (NASPE) Physical & Health Education Canada (PHE Canada) Council of University Professors and Researchers (CUPR) Special Area Group Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education (AIESEP) Manitoba Physical Education Teachers Association (MPETA) Basic Movement Skills Manitoba Active Council Member Since 2004 Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CATE) Councilor Graduate Student Association 2007-2008 Co-chair Chronic Disease Prevention Initiative 2005-2006 _________________________________________________________________________________