Contact Information

 

Dr. Kandice Porter

Department Chair

kporte21@kennesaw.edu

(770) 423-6216

FAX (770) 423-6561

 

 

Department of Health Promotion

and Physical Education

Kennesaw State University

Convocation Center

Mail Drop 0202

1000 Chastain Road

Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591

 

 

Faculty

Tom Donovan

Tom Donovan, Ed.D.

Associate Professor

Convocation Center 3041

phone: (770) 423-6485

email: tdonovan@kennesaw.edu

fax: (770) 423-6561

Personal webpage: Dr. Donovan's Home Page

 

 

Academic Degrees

 

 

Ed.D.

Health and Physical Education

University of Houston

1979

 

M.Ed.

Health and Physical Education

University of Houston

1972

 

B.S.

Health and Physical Education

Louisiana State University

1969

 

Professional Experience

 

 

1989-Date

Associate Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, Kennesaw State University.

 

1979-1989

Assistant Professor, Department of Health, Physical Education, and Sport Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.

 

1979-Summer

Master Teacher, Department of Health and Physical Education,
Rice University, Houston, TX.

 

1972-1979

Instructor, School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.

 

Recent Professional Activities

 

 

2005-2006: Chair of the College Area Council of the Southern District of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (SDAAHPERD)

2004, 2005, and 2006: Semi-finalist for the KSU Distinguished Teaching Award

2003-2004: Recipient of the WellStar College of Health and Human Services Distinguished Teaching Award

2003-2004: Chair-Elect of the College and University Section of the Southern District
of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (SDAAHPERD)

 

2001-2002: Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance College/University Physical Education Teacher of the Year

Past Vice-President - General Division – Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance

 

Professional Interests

 

 

Physical Education Pedagogy
Technology in Physical Education

 

Teaching Responsibilities

 

 

HPS 1000 Fitness for Living
HPS 1290 Stunts & Tumbling/Gymnastics
HPS 2000 Contemporary and Historical Perspectives of Health and Physical Education
HPS 3550 Curriculum, Instruction, and Management for Middle Grades and Secondary Physical Education
HPS 4430 Practicum in Middle and Secondary School Health & Physical Education
HPS 4850 Student Teaching in Health and Physical Education (P-12)