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Kerri Tunnicliffe

The Murray Center (MC)
(401) 456-9689
ktunnicliffe@ric.edu

Academic Background

B.S., Plymouth State College
M.S., Florida State University
D.P.E., Springfield College

Courses Taught

PED 208 Motor Skill Dev Life Well II
PED 243 Foundations of Movement
PED 323 Teaching Adventure Education
PED 409 Adapted Physical Education
PED 414 Practicum in Individual & Dual Activities
PED 415 Teaching and Assessment in Adapted Physical Education
PED 450 Specialization in Adapted Physical Education

Presentations and Publications - Partial List

K. Tunnicliffe (2010). Adapted physical education. In L. Ciccomacolo & E. Sullivan (Eds.), The dimensions of physical education (pp. 282-286. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

K. Tunnicliffe (2009). Rhode Island College. In M.B. Miller & J. D., Nendel (eds.), Service-Learning in physical education and related professions: A global perspective. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

K Tunnicliffe, R. Kirkwood Auld, R. Cvyornek & B Lombardo (2008). Paw Sox curriculum guide. Housed under Adobe PDFOutside Linkhttp://www.milb.com/documents/2011/10/07/25542998/1/2012-PawSox-School-Curriculum-Guide.pdf

Refereed Presentations (Selected)

K. Tunnicliffe & J Spohn (2012). How do you know when a student needs an IEP in physical education? National Convention of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Boston, MA. **Did not present due to the conference being canceled (but the proposal was accepted).

Miller, M., & Tunnicliffe, K. (March 2009). International service based learning. National Convention of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Tampa, FL.

Lombardo, B., & Tunnicliffe, K. (February 2008). Coaching in America: Enhancing the educational aspects of the sport experience. Eastern District Convention of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Newport, RI.

Tunnicliffe, K., Kirkwood-Auld, R., Clapham, E., & Lombardo, B. (February 2008). Innovative teaching methods that challenge K – 12 students critical thinking skills. Eastern District Convention of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Newport, RI.

Tummers, N., & Tunnicliffe, K. (March 2007). Service based learning – The benefits to pre-service physical and health education. National Convention of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Baltimore, MD.

Certifications/Memberships

CAPE Certified Adapted Physical Educator
National Consortium for Physical Education and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
Eastern District Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
Rhode Island Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

Service and Committees

Charter Committee (2012)
Strategic Planning Committee FSEHD (2010 – Present)
Partnership and Placements Committee (2010 – Present)
Academic Mentor to Rhode Island College Women’s Basketball Team (2008 - Present)
Early enrollment liaison the health and Physical Education Department (2008 – Present)
Member of the Council of Rhode Island College (2007 – 2009)
Member of the Institutional Review Board for Human Subjects (2007 - 2009)
Advisor to the Racquetball Club (2006 – 2011)
Assessment Committee (2006 - 2008)

Specializations

Pedagogy
Adapted Physical Education
Adventure Education
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