Dr. Kristin Scrabis-Fletcher

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Exercise Science and Physical Education

Dr. Kristin Scrabis-Fletcher

Office: University Hall 4103
Phone: (973) 655-5334
Email: scrabisfletk@mail.montclair.edu

         

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Degrees

  • PhD MPhil, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • MA University of Maryland
  • BA Pennsylvania State University

 

Career Appointments 

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Publications

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Refereed Publications 

St. Ours, E. & Scrabis-Fletcher, K. (in press). Implementing active homework in secondary physical education. Manuscript accepted for publication in Strategies. 

Rasmussen, J., Scrabis-Fletcher, K., & Silverman, S. (in press). Relationships among tasks, time, and student practice in elementary physical education. Manuscript accepted for publication in The Physical Educator. 

Logan, S., Scrabis-Fletcher, K., Modlesky, C., & Getchell, N. (2011). The relationship between motor skill performance and body composition in preschool children. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 82, 442-448. 

Scrabis-Fletcher, K. & Silverman, S. (2010). Perception of competence in middle  school physical education: Instrument development and validation. Research  Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 81, 52-61. 

Kulinna, P., Scrabis-Fletcher, K., Kodish, S., Phillips, S., & Silverman, S. (2009). decade of research literature in physical education pedagogy. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 28, 1-23. 

Silverman, S., & Scrabis, K. (2004). A review of research on instructional theory in physical education 2002-2003. International Journal of Physical Education, 41(1), 4-12. 

Shen, B., Chen, A., Scrabis, K., & Tolley, H. (2003). Gender and interest based motivation in learning dance. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 22, 396-409.  

Book chapters: 

Silverman S. & Scrabis-Fletcher, K. (in press). Teaching Physical Activity. In Reeve, T.G., & Dornier, L.  (Eds.). Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Recreation.  Beijing, China: Higher  Education Press.  

Silverman, S. & Scrabis, K. (2005). Physical education in the 21st century. In S. Farenga & D. Ness (Eds.), Encyclopedia of education and human development (pp.664-668). Armonk, New York: M.E.Sharpe. 

Peer Reviewed Abstracts: 

Kloeppel, T., Scrabis-Fletcher, K., Pfeifer, N., & Zullo, E., Leigh, S. (2013). Pre-service teachers and students physical activity outcomes. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 84, A-39.

Scrabis-Fletcher, K. (2012). Teaching behavior and student practice in middle school physical education Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 83, A-61  

Scrabis-Fletcher, K., & Silverman, S. (2008). Development and validation of physical education perception of competence survey. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 79, A-37.

 

Presentations

Peer Reviewed Presentations 

National 

Scrabis-Fletcher, K. (2014, April). Integrating academics and physical education: Creating new knowledge connections. Poster accepted for presentation at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance meeting, St. Louis, MO.

Kloeppel, T., Scrabis-Fletcher, K., Pfeifer, N., & Zullo, E., Leigh, S. (2013, April) Pre-service teachers and students physical activity outcomes. Paper accepted for presentation at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Association meeting, Charlotte, NC. 

Alexander, M., Scrabis-Fletcher, K., & Schwager, S. (2012, October) Implementing Sport for Peace to accommodate students with Autism. Paper presented at the National Association for Sport and Physical Education on Physical Education Teacher Education Conference, Las Vegas, NV. 

Alexander, M., Scrabis-Fletcher, K., & Schwager, S. (2012, October). Sport for Peace: A successful model for children on the Spectrum. Poster presented at the North American Federation of Adapted Physical Activity Conference, Birmingham, AL. 

Scrabis-Fletcher, K. (2012, March) Teacher behavior and student practice in middle school physical Education. Poster presented at the Research Consortium of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Boston, MA.
**Conference cancelled due to extenuating circumstances

Scrabis-Fletcher, K., & Silverman, S. (2009, April). Student attitude and perception of competence in middle school physical education. Paper discussion at the American Education Research Association, San Diego, CA.  

Scrabis-Fletcher, K., Rasmussen, J., & Silverman, S. (2009, April). Student practice, attitude, and perception of competence in middle school physical education. Poster presented at the Research Consortium of the  American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Tampa, FL. 

Scrabis-Fletcher, K., & Silverman, S. (2008, April). Development and validation of physical education perception of competence survey. Paper presented at the Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Fort Worth, TX. 

Kulinna, P., Scrabis, K., Kodish, S., & Silverman, S. (2006, April). The research literature in physical education pedagogy: An analysis for the decade from 1995-2004. Poster presented at the Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Salt Lake City, UT. 

Rasmussen, J., Scrabis, K., & Silverman, S. (2006, April). Relationships among tasks, time, and student practice in elementary physical education. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. 

Ennis, C., Scrabis, K., & Tolley, H. (2002, April). Science-based physical education: Deigning physically active problem-solving lessons. Presented at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, San Diego, CA. 

Shen, B., Chen, A., Scrabis, K., & Tolley, H. (2002, April). Gender in interest-based motivation: Personal interest, situational interest, and outcomes between boys and girls in learning dance. Paper presented at the research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, San Diego, CA. 

Chen, A., Shen, B., Scrabis, K., & Tolley, H. (2002, April). Outcome-specificity: Effects of goal-based and interest based motivation in middle school physical education. Poster presented at the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, San Diego, CA. 

Chen, A., Shen, B., Scrabis, K., & Tolley, H. (2002, April). Motivation effects on achievement goals and interests on learning in physical education. Paper presented at the American Education Research Association, New Orleans, LA. 

Regional 

Scrabis-Fletcher, K., & O’Reilly, B. (2014, February). Creating and implementing standards based assessment in New Jersey. Paper accepted for presentation and the Eastern District Association of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance meeting, Newport, RI.

Scrabis-Fletcher (2013, February). Connecting the brain and body: Implementing interdisciplinary learning in physical education. Paper accepted for presentation at the Eastern District Association of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Lancaster, PA. 

Scrabis-Fletcher (2011, February). Task sequencing: Helping students to enjoy learning skills. Paper presented at the Eastern District Association of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Long Branch, NJ. 

Scrabis-Fletcher, K., Casertano, J., & Hopkins, C. (2009, February). Action research in teaching physical education during a summer service learning project. Paper presented at the Eastern District Association of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Lancaster, PA. 

Chen, A., Ennis, C., Shen, B., Scrabis, K., & Tolley, H. (2002, February).  Motivation strategies: What works in physical education. Presentation at the Eastern District Association of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Baltimore, MD. 

Manuscripts in preparation

Scrabis-Fletcher, K. & Silverman, S. (2013). Student attitude and perception of competence in middle school physical education. Submitted to The Journal of Physical Recreation, Education, and Dance. 

Scrabis-Fletcher, K., Rasmussen, J., & Silverman, S. (2012). Student practice in middle school physical education and its relationship to attitude and perception of competence. Will be re-submitted to Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. 

Scrabis-Fletcher, K., Casertano, J., & Hopkins, C. (2013). A description of teacher behavior in middle school physical education. Will be submitted to The Middle School Journal. 

 

 

Service

Grants

Summer 2011 Office of Service Learning, University of Delaware
Integrating academics in to physical activity” 
Community Partner: Girls Inc.
Summer 2010   Office of Service Learning, University of Delaware
Working muscles, working minds? Can physical activity impact performance on cognitive tasks.”  
Community Partner: Girls Inc.
Summer 2009 Office of Service Learning, University of Delaware
Implementation of a complementary health and physical education                    curriculum in an urban summer youth program”.
Community Partner: Girls Inc.
Summer 2008 Office of Service Learning, University of Delaware
The impact of specific teaching behaviors on student engagement in a                         summer physical activity program”.
Community Partner: Girls Inc.

Not Funded

Fall 2009  AAHPERD Research Consortium Early Career Grant

University Service

Departmental Committees

2012 – present           Graduate Program Teacher Education Committee
2012 – present           Panzer Scholarship Committee
2012 – present           Panzer Convocation Committee
2012 – present           NCATE Initial Report development
2011 – present           Physical Education Teacher Education

Professional Service

New Jersey Department of Education Model Curriculum Writing Team – invited member
Private Physical Education Curriculum Consultant – The Park School Baltimore, MD

Discipline Based Service

Executive Research Committee Member - Eastern District Association of the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance  

Invited Reviewer - Journals

Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (2009 – present)
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education (2011 – present)
Psychology of Sport and Exercise (2011- present)
European Physical Education Review (2012-present)

Reviewer - Grants and Conference Proposals

NASPE ING Run for Something Grants (2010 – Present)
AERA Annual Conference Proposals (2009 – 2011)
AAHPERD Annual Conference Proposals (2009 – present)

Professional Affiliations:

American Educational Research Association (AERA)
American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD)
New Jersey Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (NJAHPERD)

Professional Development Seminars:

Summer Tech Camp – Montclair State University Summer 2012

 

Awards 

2008 American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Research Consortium Graduate Student Award 

 

Projects

Specialization

Socio-cognitive factors impacting student experience in physical education and teacher preparation in interdisciplinary teaching and learning. 

 

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