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Dr. Scott M Ronspies

Dr. Scott M Ronspies

Assistant Professor

Office: 2002 - McAfee
Phone: 217-581-7291
Email: sronspies@eiu.edu

Scott Ronspies's Vita
Hello and Welcome to EIU and the Physical Education/Pedagogy Department!!!!



Office Hours: M-R 10:00am-11:00pm

Current Syllabi

Frequently Taught Courses

KSS 3400 - Methods of Physical Education (Secondary)

KSS 3401 - Methods of Physical Education (Elementary)

KSS 2400 - Introduction to Elementary School Physical Education

KSS 5000 - Research Methods In Kinesiology & Sports Studies

Education

Ph.D., Sport Pedagogy: University of Northern Colorado

M.S., Sport Pedagogy: University of Nebraska-Omaha

B.A.E., Health/Physical Education K-12: Wayne State College

Professional Organizations

AAHPERD

IAHPERD

Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Research

Physical Activity/Fitness Assessment & Promotion of Youth

Youth Obesity

Body Composition

Curricular/Instructional Models

Academic Achievement/Physical Fitness

Effective Teaching Strategies

Selected Publications

Ronspies, S. (2011). Body image museum tour: Lesson plan idea. National Association for Sport and Physical Education: Physical Best Activity Guide for Middle and High School Levels (3rd ed.), 189-190.
 
Ronspies, S., & Madden, M. (2011, October). Middle school students’ perceptions of coeducational and same-sex physical education classes. Illinois Journal for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 17-27.
 
Ronspies, S. (2011, November). Who wants to be a physical education teacher? A case study of a non-traditional undergraduate student in a physical education teacher education program. Qualitative Report Journal, 16(6), 1669-1687.
 
Madden, M., & Ronspies, S. (2009). Case study of an exemplary elementary physical educator. Colorado Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Journal, 34(1), 6-8.
 
Ronspies, S. (2006). Increasing positive specific skill feedback to enhance student learning: A practical approach for all educators. Colorado Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Journal, 32(3), 10-11.
 
Ronspies, S. (2006). Youth physical activity as measured by pedometers. Article Abstract, JOPERD, 77(6), 12.
 
Ronspies, S., & Messerole, M. (2005). Spicing up motor skill performance for all. Palaestra, 21(1), 26-29.

Selected Conference Presentations

Hussey, K., Ronspies, S., et al.(2014, April). Hands-on badminton. Oral presentation at the annual American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Convention. St. Louis, MO.

Ronspies, S. (2013, November). Don’t forget to eat your carrots!! Conquering the myths in physical education, health and wellness. Oral Presentation at the Eastern Illinois University Technology & Science Symposium. Charleston, IL.

Ronspies, S., & Hussey, K. (2013, November). Teaching dance using the cooperative learning approach. Oral Presentation at the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Conference. St. Charles, IL.

Ronspies, S., & Hussey, K. (2012, November). Bullying in physical education: Creating a safe environment for all learners. Oral Presentation at the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Conference. St. Charles, IL.

Ronspies, S. (2012, November). Ancient Greek sports & dance. Oral Presentation at the Eastern Illinois University Symposium on Ancient Greece: A Futuristic Look Through Ancient Lenses. Eastern Illinois University. Charleston, IL.

Ronspies, S., Hussey, K., Papp, N., Gawron, G., & McCausland, I. (2012, April). Developing and implementing a teacher work sample in a physical education teacher education methods course. Poster presentation at the fourth annual Showcase of Exploration and Inquiry of Undergraduates (EIU). Eastern Illinois University. Charleston, IL. 

Ronspies, S. (2012, March). Teaching personal and social responsibility: Enhancing the physical education learning environment for all students. Oral Presentation at the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Midstate Conference. Eastern Illinois University. Charleston, IL. 

Ronspies, S., Hussey, K., & Fritz, D. (2011, November). Teaching personal and social responsibility through Indiaca game play. Oral Presentation at the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference. St. Charles, IL.
 
Ronspies, S.
(2011, November). Ancient Egyptian sports & dance: Then & now. Oral Presentation at the Eastern Illinois University Symposium on Ancient Egypt: A Futuristic Look Through Ancient Lenses. Eastern Illinois University. Charleston, IL.   

Ronspies, S., Wenzel, B., Bart, B., Miglio, J., & Francis, L. (2011, April). Implementing a teacher work sample in a physical education teacher education methods course. Oral presentation at the third annual Showcase of Exploration and Inquiry of Undergraduates (EIU). Eastern Illinois University. Charleston, IL.
 
Ronspies, S., Madden, M., Furtado, O., & White, G. (2011, March-April). Sleep duration, physical activity, and BMI of middle school students. Poster presentation at the annual American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Convention. San Diego, CA.
 
Ronspies, S. (2011, February). Sleep duration, physical activity, and BMI of middle school students. Poster presentation at the 14th Annual Research Fair. Eastern Illinois University. Charleston, IL.
 
Ronspies, S., Hussey, K. (2010, November). Teaching and assessing elementary physical education content. Oral Presentation at the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. St. Charles, IL.
 
Hussey, K., & Ronspies, S. (2010, November). Short racket, paddle striking skills, and activities for children. Oral Presentation at the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. St. Charles, IL.
 
Ronspies, S. (2010, November). Integrative learning and teaching: How can I spin it to make it work for me? Oral presentation at the Kappa Delta Pi: Beta Psi Chapter Meeting. Charleston, IL.
 
Ronspies, S., Fritz, D., & Wenzel, B. (2010, October). Kids are sacred, games are not. Oral presentation at the Regional office of Education #11 Fall Classic Institute. Charleston, IL.

Funding & Grants

Furtado, O., & Ronspies, S. (2012). CEPS Development Grant for Faculty Research or Creative Activity              
Project Title: Concurrent Validity Evidence for the Furtado-Gallagher Computerized Observational Movement Pattern Assessment System – “FG COMPASS”
Eastern Illinois University
(Funded: $680.00)

Hussey, K., Ronspies, S., & Hussey, K. (2011). Video Analysis of Sport & Movement Skills. Eastern Illinois University. Redden Fund Grant for Improvement of Undergraduate Instruction: Awarded $1,397.98.

Community

Habitat for Humanity: Charleston, IL

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