Marisa Moore

Lecturer, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation
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Office: 
Physical Education Building 210-G
Phone: 
940-565-3426
Email: 
Marisa.Moore@unt.edu

M. Jean Keller

Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation
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Office: 
Physical Education Building 205-K
Phone: 
940-565-3427
Email: 
Jean.Keller@unt.edu

Published

Changing Student Behaviors in Changing Times. 

Estes, M.

Council for Exceptional Children Conference

 

Published

Keys to Healthy and Ethical Professional Helping.

 

 

Therapeutic Recreation Symposium for the Southwest

 

Published

Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities:  Experiencing Death as a Part of Life.

ARC’s 50th Annual Conference

 

Published

The 36-Hour Day (4th Edition).

 

 

Reviewed in ACTIVITIES, ADAPTATION & AGING

 

Published

Multi-Domain Interventional Trails for Memory Disorders.

 

First Alzheimer’s Association - Lou Ruvo Brain Institute Think Tank Meeting

Doryce Judd

Lecturer, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation
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Office: 
Physical Education Building 209-B
Phone: 
940-565-2629
Email: 
doryce.judd@unt.edu

Teaching areas:  Kinesiology & Health Promotion
Research interests:  Intention of Exercise for At-Risk & Sedentary Populations

Published

Martin, S.B., Greenleaf, C.A., Rhea, D.J., Judd, E.E., Chambliss, H.O. (2009). Weight Beliefs among Adolescents: Weight Bias, Body Attitudes, and Physical Activity. Journal of Adolescent Health. 

David W. Hill

Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation, Director, Applied Physiology Laboratory
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Office: 
Physical Education Building 205-L
Phone: 
940-565-2252
Email: 
david.hill@unt.edu

Published

Hill DW. Anaerobic capacity in running and cycling

Vingren JL, and Hill DW. Application of the critical power concept to speedskating.

Rowher D, and Hill DW. Pulmonary function in older musicians.

Allen (Stoltz) SA, Ouk S, Ptak AL, Goodman SJ, and Hill DW. Effect of exercise mode on maximal accumulated oxygen deficit. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the CSEP, Halifax NS, Canada. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 31: S1, 2006.

Hill DW, Dillow CA, Pedini DM, Rosenthal KJ, Ouk S, and Ptak AL. Modeling the VO2 response profile in heavy intensity exercise. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the CSEP, Halifax NS, Canada. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 31: S36, 2006.

Jeff Earl Goodwin

Associate Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation
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Office: 
Physical Education Building 205-H
Phone: 
940-565-3431
Email: 
jeff.goodwin@unt.edu

Dr. Jeff Goodwin received his Ph.D. from Texas Woman's University. He has served as a department chair at two institutions before accepting the department chair position at UNT. In 2008, he stepped down as department chair to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs in kinesiology. He is a research fellow with the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. His academic area of specialty is motor behavior and his research interests include practice scheduling and information feedback.


Published

Testing specificity and guidance hypotheses by manipulating relative frequency of KR scheduling in motor skill acquisition

Goodwin, J. E., Eckerson, J. M., & Voll, C.A., Jr.

Perceptual and Motor Skills, 93, 819-824

 

Published

Effect of fluid replacement on endurance performance

Bachle, J., Eckerson, J. M., Albertson, L., Petzel, D., Goodwin, J. E., & Ebersole, K.

Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 15(2), 217-224

 

Published

Athletic training education programs: To rank or not to rank?

Voll, C. A., Jr., Goodwin, J. E., & Pitney, W. A.

Journal of Athletic Training, 34, 48-52

 

Published

Effect of different quantities of variable practice on acquisition, retention, and transfer of a closed motor skill.

Goodwin, J. E., Grimes, C. R., Eckerson, J. M., & Gordon, P. M.

Perceptual and Motor Skills, 87, 147-151.

 

Published

The Goodwin resolution/challenge: Rethinking our thinking while removing the blinders.

Goodwin, J. E.

Michigan Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Journal, 16-17.

John Collins

Associate Professor, Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation
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Office: 
Physical Education Building 210-Q
Phone: 
940-565-2651
Email: 
johnr.collins@unt.edu

Dr. Collins authored or co-authored numerous peer-reviewed publications, published abstracts, professional presentations, and technical reports. He has been involved in approximately $500,000.00 worth of collaborative research grants and served as a peer reviewer for several journals. His research interests include social-psychological dimensions related to resource and community based recreation planning and management; leisure services related administration, personnel, leadership, and workteam studies.


Published

An investigation of ADA compliance of aquatic facilities in the north Texas area.

Pike, H., Walker, J., Collins, J., & Hodges, J.

American Journal of Health Promotion

 

Published

Nigerian college students: HIV knowledge, perceived susceptibility for HIV and sexual behaviors

Chng, C.L., Huber, E., Eaddy, S., & Collins, J.

College Student Journal

 

Published

A research agenda for therapeutic recreation revisited.

Wilhite, B., Keller, J., Collins, J., & Jacobson, S.

Therapeutic Recreation Journal

 

Published

Leisure live! 

Safranek, J., Collins, J., & Wilhite, B.

Schole'

 

Published

The relationship between college students= self-esteem and the frequency and importance of their participation in recreational activities.

Collins, J., Valerius, L., King, T. C., & Graham, A.

Journal of the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association

Bill Camp

Professor, Teacher Education and Administration
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Office: 
Matthews Hall 218-A
Phone: 
940-565-2753
Email: 
bill.camp@unt.edu

Since coming to UNT in 1997, Dr. Bill Camp has contributed actively to the graduate programs in Educational Administration. His research interests include educational law and finance, and he teaches courses on various aspects of educational leadership. He also supervises interns in the public schools and directs doctoral dissertations. His bachelor's and master's degrees are both from Texas Tech University, and his doctorate is from Virginia Tech University. Prior to his work at UNT, he served as professor, chair, and acting associate dean at California State University. He also taught previously at Oklahoma State University and Texas Tech. Other educational experience includes serving as assistant superintendent of schools, high school principal, and high school science teacher.


Recent Publications

Cummings, J. and Camp, B. "Affirmative Action." The Principals' Legal Handbook, ed. Lane, K., Conelly, M.J., and Mead, J. Education Law Association, 2004.

Frels, Kelly and Horner, Jeff (Ed.), Camp, Bill (Contributing Ed). Texas School Law: A Practical Guide. National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, 2004.

Hartmeister, F., Adkison, J., Trevino, R., Otto, D., and Camp, W. "Pupils." 2004 Yearbook of Education Law, Education Law Association, (ed.) Charles Russo.

Camp, W., Hartmeister, F., Brooks, J., Adkison, J., and Hudson, J. "Pupils." 2003 Yearbook of Education Law, Education Law Association, (ed.) Charles Russo.

Adkison, A., Camp, W., Hartmeister, F., Brooks, J. "Pupils." 2002 Yearbook of Education Law, Education Law Association, (ed.) Charles Russo.

Camp, W.E., Connelly, M.J., Lane, K., and Mead, J. (Ed.) School Law Handbook. Education Law Association, 2001.

Cummings, J., Hudson, J., Camp, W., Adkison, J. "Pupils." 2001 Yearbook of Education Law, Education Law Association, (ed.) Charles Russo.

Cummings, J. and Camp, W. "Affirmative Action." The Principals' Legal Handbook, ed. Camp, W., Connelly, M.J., Lane, K., and Mead, J. Education Law Association, 2001.

Huffman, J.B., Ausbrooks, C.Y., and Camp, W.E. "Pupils." 2000 Yearbook of Education Law, Education Law Association, (ed.) Charles Russo.

Awards and Recognitions

Distinguished Service Award, American Education Finance Association, 1989

National Rural Education Association Round-Up Forum, Competitive award to present research project, September 1988

Service Award, United Way, 1985

Selected for Outstanding Young Men of America, 1983

Selected for Beta Gamma Sigma, national scholastic honor society for business and management, 1983

Associations

Education Law Association

American Education Finance Association

Beta Gamma Sigma

Lisbeth A. Dixon-Krauss

Professor, Teacher Education and Administration
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Office: 
Matthews Hall 207-I
Phone: 
(940) 565-4081
Email: 
lisbeth.krauss@unt.edu

Lisbeth Dixon-Krauss, Ph.D. is Associate Dean for Educator Preparation Programs and Professor of Education at the University of North Texas, where she joined the faculty in 2009. Her research and scholarly writing focuses on applications of socio-cultural theory to literacy development and instruction. Prior to coming to UNT, Dr. Dixon-Krauss was on the faculty of Florida International University in Miami, FL, where she served as Department Chair of Curriculum and Instruction and Director of Doctoral Programs, and was awarded the Frost Professorship for excellence in research. She was also on the faculty at the University of West Florida where she served as director of the reading programs and the Wilson Reading Center. Dr. Dixon-Krauss received her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Florida and her M.Ed. in Reading Education.

Selected Publications

Dixon-Krauss, L.A., Januszka, C., & Chae, C. (2010). Development of the dialogic reading inventory of parent-child book reading. Journal of Research In Childhood Education.

Dixon-Krauss, L.A. (2008). The Dialogic Reading Inventory of Parent-Child Reading. Conference Proceedings of International Conference on Education, Economy, and Society, Paris, France. http://www.analytrics.org

Januszka, C., & Dixon-Krauss, L.A. (2008). Class size: A battle between accountability and quality instruction. Journal of Childhood Education.

Dixon-Krauss, L.A., Bleiker, C., Krauss, R. Chae, C, & Moredock, C. (2006). The Dialogic Reading Inventory: A Video Assessment Tool for Adult-Child Reading. Conference Proceedings of 4th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, January, 2006.

Dixon-Krauss, L.A. (2004). Summary of Reading Research [1995-2002]: Making Sense of the Recent Past and Near Future. Florida Reading Quarterly. 40(3), 14-20.

Dixon-Krauss, L. A (2002). Using literature as a context for teaching vocabulary. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 45, 310-318.

Dixon-Krauss, L. A. (with R. Harlin). (2001) Children’s aesthetic and ethnic involvement in response to multiethnic picture books. In Linek, E.G. Sturtevant, J.R. Dugan, & P.E. Linder,W.M. (Eds.), Celebrating the voices of literacy (pp. 80-91). Commerce, TX: College Reading Assoc.

Dixon-Krauss, L. A. (Ed.). (2001, Chinese Trans.) (1996). Vygotsky in the classroom: Mediated literacy instruction and assessment. White Plains, NY: Longman.

Dixon-Krauss, L. A., & McClanahan, L. (2001). Workplace English: From literature classics to workplace literacy. Exploring Adult Literacy, [On-line serial], 3. Http://literacy.kent.edu/cra/2001/workplace_english/index.html

Dixon-Krauss, L. A., & McClanahan, L. (2000). Using Literature to Develop Workplace Communication Skills for Career Acceleration. In P.E. Linder,W.M. Linek, E.G. Sturtevant, & J.R. Dugan (Eds.) Literacy at a new horizon (pp. 349-356). Commerce, TX: College Reading.

Dixon-Krauss, L. A. (1996). A mediation model for dynamic literacy instruction. Journal of Russian and Eastern European Psychology, 1, 78-85.

Dixon-Krauss, L. A. & Jennings, C. M. (1990). Adult literacy curriculum guide. Kraus Curriculum Development Library (KCDL), Adult Basic Education No. ABE A109, 62pp., Millwood, NY: Kraus International Publications. [Published with Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development]

Recent Grants

Educating Mothers and Babies in Early Readiness Skills (2004; 2005; 2006). Principal Investigator, Even Start Family Literacy Program, Florida Department of Education, $300,000 for 2004; $360,000 for 2005; $360,000 for 2006, Total: $1,020,000.00

Miami-Dade and Monroe County LEARN Project, Early Reading First Grant (2005-2008), Co-Principal Investigator for Assessment and Evaluation, United States Department of Education, $600,000.

Pathways to Teaching Project, Florida Atlantic University (2006-2010). Project Evaluator, Transition to Teaching Program, Office of Innovation and Improvement, United States Department of Education, $50,000

Science Academic Vocabulary for English Language Learners Project (2004-2005). Principal Investigator, Multi-University Reading, Mathematics and Science Initiative, Learning Systems Institute, Florida State University, Florida Department of Education, $160,000.

Recent Conference Papers

Januszka, C., & Dixon-Krauss, L.A. (April, 2009). An interdisciplinary study of reading education, music, and culture. Research paper presented at the American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, California.

Dixon-Krauss, L.A., & Chae, C. (July, 2008). The dialogic inventory of parent-child reading. Conference Proceedings of the International Conference on Education, Economy and Society, Paris, France.

Chae, C., Januszka, C., & Dixon-Krauss, L.A. (November, 2007). Using Technology to Assess and Improve Early Literacy Skills. Research paper presented at the National Association for the Education of Young Children Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Dixon-Krauss, L.A., Bleiker, C., & Krauss, R. (January, 2006). The Dialogic Reading Inventory: A Video Assessment Tool for Adult-Child Reading, Research Paper and Video Workshop presented at the 4th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Dixon-Krauss, L.A., Chae, C., & Moredock, C. (November, 2005). Using Video Technology with an Even Start Program. Paper presented at the 11th Annual National Even Start Association Conference, Washington, D.C.

Dixon-Krauss, L.A., Chae, C., & Moredock, C. (May, 2005). Extending the PCHP into the Twenty-First Century with Video Technology. Paper presented at the Parent Child Home Program Annual Conference, Garden City, NY.

Harlin, R., & Dixon-Krauss, L.A. (November, 2005). Do You See What I See? Teachers’ Analyses of Responses to Picture Books. Paper presented at the 48th Annual Conference of the College Reading Association, Delray Beach, Florida.

Current Service in Professional Organizations

American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, University Representative

American Education Research Association, Conference Program Proposal Reviewer

Association of Childhood Education International, Editorial Board

Colleen M. Eddy

Associate Professor, Teacher Education and Administration
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Office: 
Matthews Hall 204-G
Phone: 
940-565-2841
Email: 
colleen.eddy@unt.edu

Miriam Deborah Ezzani

Assistant Professor, Teacher Education and Administration
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Office: 
Matthews Hall 218-U
Phone: 
940-565-2935
Email: 
miriam.ezzani@unt.edu

Dr. Miriam Ezzani teaches graduate students in Educational Leadership in the Department of Teacher Education and Administration. With academic and professional roots in urban education, her area of scholarship is in educational justice within the context of organizational leadership, professional development, and district and school reform. Prior to her arrival at UNT, she served as a school administrator in the state of California and prior to that as a literacy coach and teacher in the Los Angeles Unified School District. She holds administrative credentials in the states of Texas and California. She is an alumna of the University of Southern California (USC), where she earned a doctorate in K-12 Educational Leadership. Her community service includes leadership coaching and mentoring of high school and undergraduate students, which results in literacy service projects in under-resourced schools.

Research, Publications, and Presentations

Ezzani, M.D. & Brooks, M.C. (2015).  (Mis)Understanding Islam in a Suburban Texas School District. Religion and Educationhttp://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15507394.2015.1013408#.VQ

Ezzani, M.D. (2015).  Coherent district reform: A case study of two California school districts, Cogent Education: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/2331186X.2015.1018698

Ezzani, M.D. (2014).  Ethical Leadership:  A Texas School District's Efforts Toward Cultural Proficiency.  Values and Ethics in Educational Administration.  University Council for Educational Administration's Centre for the Study of Leadership and Ethics.

Ezzani, M. (2013). Ethical leadership: A Texas school district's efforts toward cultural competence. 18th Annual Values and Leadership Conference, Oklahoma City, OK.

Ezzani, M. (2013). How can you be a culturally proficient leader? Kappa Delta Pi Convocation Workshop, Dallas, TX.

Ezzani, M., & Brooks, M. (2013). Texas school district's efforts for cultural competency: Expanding understanding of Islam and religious difference. Conference paper presentation, UCEA, Indianapolis, IN.

Ezzani, M. (2013).  Distributive leadership district-wide: Data-informed and action-driven. Conference paper presentation, UCEA, Indianapolis, IN.

Ezzani, M. (2012).  Giving Back for Literacy and a Better World.  Giving Tuesday Series of The Huffington Post Blog. 

Ezzani, M. (2012).  Words Which Open Doors.  Keynote Address:  Aga Khan Foundation Donor Appreciation Luncheon.

Ezzani, M. (2012).  What is culturally relevant pedagogy?  Professional Development School (PDS) Seminar.

Ezzani, M. (2012).  Classroom Interactions and English Language Learners.  Workshop for Secondary Math and Science Pre-Service Teachers.

Ezzani, M. (2012).  Stand for Something!  Keynote Address:  Kappa Delta Pi Induction Ceremony.

Ezzani, M. (2011).  An Exposé:  One Year of Action Research.  Presented at the Professional Learning Communities Colloquium at Texas Wesleyan University, March 2011

Ezzani, M. (2011).  Women Empowering Through Literacy.  Keynote Address:  Delta Phi Omega Sorority Gala Event:  Reading for the mind is what exercise is for the body.

Ezzani, M., Huffman, J. & Braswell, R. (2010).  Data Reveal Leadership Matters.  Presented at the Texas Association of School Administrators, Austin Convention Center, January/February 2011 State Conference

Ezzani, M. (2009).  How Districts Prepare Site Administrators for Data-Driven Decision Making.  Ann Arbor, MI:  ProQuest, LLC.

Ezzani, M. & Torres, G. (2009). How do I Help My Child at School When I Don’t Speak English? Presented at the English Language Summit, January 2009, Chino Valley Unified School District, Chino High School.

Ezzani, M., Gould, S., Malia, J. (2005).  No Man’s Land:  Between Two Worlds - A Chinese Boy’s Experience in America:  A Film Ethnography:  Using Multimedia to Capture the Experiences of an English Language Learner presented at the California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA, March 2005, 36th State Conference.

Current Activity in Professional Organizations

Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) USA, PartnershipsinAction, Leadership Coaching and Mentoring Volunteer for AKF Youth Ambassadors

American Educational Research Association (AERA), Nominating Committee Member for Leadership for Social Justice (LSJ) Special Interest Group

Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education (KDP-Alpha Iota Chapter), Associate Counselor

University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA), Member

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