Jeffrey Colburn is an assistant professor of practice in the University of Texas Physical Education Teacher Education program. Colburn taught elementary physical education in Massachusetts for 21 years where he received numerous recognitions for his teaching including most recently being named Massachusetts Elementary Physical Education teacher of the year (2016), the Dr. Catherine Comeau Distinguished Alumni Award from Bridgewater State University (2015) and the Massachusetts State Universities Presidents Award for Teaching Excellence (2014).
Colburn has a love of technology and its power to improve teaching and learning in physical education. He and his wife run a physical education program called Everyday PE which has successfully influenced many children in their pursuit of an active lifestyle in Massachusetts. His current research is focused on professional development and professional learning for physical education teachers.
M.Ed. in Technology in Education, Lesley University, 2001
B.S. in Physical Education, k-9, 5-12, Bridgewater State University, 1995
Professional Development for Physical Education Teachers,
Teacher Education in Physical Education,
Technology in Physical Education including remote observation and communication
Colburn, J., Stephenson, R. & Keating, X. (2019). A Push for professional development innovators. Strategies [In press].. Strategies [In press].
Stephenson, R., Phelps, A. & Colburn, J. (2018). Diffusion of innovations and program implementation in the areas of health behavior/education/promotion, physical activity, and physical education.. International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport & Dance, 10(1), 3–11.
An Examination of Factors Affecting Professional Development Effectiveness on Video Technology for Elementary Physical Education Teachers
Colburn, J., Liu, X., Shangguan, R., Knipe, R., Stephenson, R., & Keating, X. D. An Examination of Factors Affecting Professional Development Effectiveness on Video Technology for Elementary Physical Education Teachers. SHAPE America Graduate Student Research Grant, 2017.
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|2019||Fall||EDC 370E: 21-Teaching Elementary Phys Ed|
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