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Dr. Michael A Mulvaney

Dr. Michael A Mulvaney

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Office: 1116 - McAfee Gym
Phone: 217-581-6589
Email: mamulvaney@eiu.edu
Website: http://ux1.eiu.edu/~mamulvaney/Mulvaneyhome.html

Michael Mulvaney's Vita

Michael Mulvaney joined the EIU faculty in 2006.   Michael's area of research centers on management issues within public park and recreation agencies.  Specific topics within Michael’s research agenda include performance appraisal systems in public park and recreation agencies, family-friendly employee benefits programs, public participation strategies within park and recreation agencies, learning and the use of learning technologies in employee training, and planning processes in park and recreation agencies.  Michael also has experience on the development and testing of the effectiveness of various modes of instruction and their relationship to student learning of park and recreation concepts.  Courses Michael teaches at EIU include:  research & evaluation in leisure studies, computers in leisure service agencies, pre-internship, introduction to leisure service agencies, and world leisure.   


Education

Michael received a Ph.D. in Recreation, Sport, & Tourism from the University of Illinois.  Prior to obtaining his Ph.D., Michael was employed with the Decatur Park District (Decatur, Illinois) in a variety of capacities including, Facility Management, Fitness, Programming, and Special Recreation.  Michael is a member of the National Recreation and Park Association, the Illinois Association of Park Districts’ Research Advisory Council, and the Certified Park and Recreation Professional Examination Development Committee.    

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Management issues within public park and recreation agencies. Specific topics within Michael’s research agenda include performance appraisal systems in public park and recreation agencies, family-friendly employee benefits programs, public participation strategies within park and recreation agencies, learning and the use of learning technologies in employee training, and planning processes in park and recreation agencies. Michael also has experience on the development and testing of the effectiveness of various modes of instruction and their relationship to student learning of park and recreation concepts.



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