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Joanna Sheppard

Dr. Joanna Sheppard, PhD

Associate Professor

Faculty of Health Sciences, Kinesiology

Chilliwack campus at CEP, A3428

Phone: 604-504-7441 ext. 2218

email Joanna

Education

B.PE Brock University
M.A Brock University
PhD. University of Toronto

Teaching Interests

Physical Education Pedagogy
Health Education Pedagogy
Daily Physical Activity
Life Skill Teaching
Teaching Games for Understanding

Research Interests

Physical Education Pedagogy
Health Education Pedagogy
Daily Physical Activity
Life Skill Teaching
Teaching Games for Understanding

Publications


Sheppard, J.
 (2007). Ready, aim, target games. Physical & Health Education, 73, 34 - 39.

Mandigo, J. L., & Sheppard, J. The Human Race: A Canadian Experience. Healthy Lifestyles Journal, 50(2), 20 – 26.

Mandigo, J. L., Holt, N., Anderson, A., & Sheppard, J.(2008). Children's motivational experiences following autonomy-supportive games lessons. European Physical Education Review, 14(3), 407 - 425.

Mandigo, J. L., Anderson, A., Holt, N., Sheppard, J., Fry, A., Patrick, A., & Kingsley, B. (2006). Examining the impact of autonomy-supportive environments to foster physical literacy skills within a TGfU context. Abstract published in the AISIEP World Congress Proceedings.

Mandigo, J. L., Holt, N., Anderson, A., & Sheppard, J.(2005). The integration of autonomy-supportive teaching strategies within a teaching games for understanding approach. Avante, 11(1), 71.

Sheppard, J., & Mandigo, J. L. (2004). PlaySport: Teaching kids games through playing games. PlaySport


Other Creative and Scholarly Activities

Champions for Health Promoting Schools Antiguan Coordinator: (May 2006-Present)

Centre for Healthy Development Through Sport and Physical Activity El Salvador Team (July 2005-Present)

Right to Play Writer/Reviewer for Sport Specific Manual (July 2007-December 2007)

Right to Play Writer/Reviewer for International Coaching Education Standards (September 2007-December 2007)

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UFV’s Kinesiology program provided me with great opportunities — I was involved with three research projects, presented at research conferences, and had an abstract published. All before graduate school.

  • – Brynne Elliott
  •    BKin (UFV) MSc (UBC)

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