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Emyr Williams

Emyr Williams is the Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) single subject coordinator, California State University, Long Beach.  He received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in 1995.  His primary resonsibilities as the PETE coordinator are the coordination of pre-service and student teaching instruction and placement.  Over the past 10 years he has taught over 20 courses PETE courses for the Kinesiology Department.  His publications have appeared in journals such as the Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (JOHPERD), Strategies, and the Physical Educator.  He has taught Physical Education and Mathematics Education for grades 6-12 in Wales, England, Switzerland and California.  Dr. Williams is the international exchange coordinator for the Kinesiology Department.  

Degrees

B.A. (Hons) , University of Wales, Institute, Cardiff , 1983

Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) , University of Wales, Institute, Cardiff , 1984

M.A. , California State University, Long Beach , 1989

Ph.D. , The Ohio State University , 1995

Research Interests

Technology applications in Physical Education Teacher Education.

Non-traditional sports and activities.

Representative Publications

LaMaster, K., Williams, E., & Knop, N. (1998). Technology implementation: Let's do it! Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 69(9), 12-15. 

Petray-Rowcliff, C., Williams, E.W., Lavay, B. W., & Hakim-Butt, K.L. (2002). Ongoing systematic self-assessment of preservice physical educators' teaching behaviors. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 73(7), 49-55. 
 
Williams, E. W. (1995). Learn students' names in a flash. Strategies, 8 (5), 25-29. Williams, E.W. (2002). Using your personal digital assistant to store lesson plans. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 73(3), 16-18. 
 
Williams, E. W., & Tannehill, D. (1999). Effects of a multimedia performance principle training program on correct analysis and diagnosis of throwlike movements. Physical Educator, 56(3), 143-154. 
 
Williams, E. W., & Kinchin, G. (2000). Case #6: Mary Peters, Inclusion. In. Stroot S. (Ed). Case methods in physical education: Real world preparation for teaching (pp. 47-52). Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway. 
 
Griffin, M., Busch, C. Williams, E., & Davies, N. (2007). Flag rugby for physical educators. USA Rugby. Posted March 2007, from http://www.usarugby.org/youth/pe.html