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Dr. Jennifer Rudella

140 Willis Health Professions Building
(570) 484-2703

Courses Most Commonly Taught

  • HLTH 105 Introduction to Health
  • HLTH 214 Planning and Assessment in School Health Education
  • HLTH 330 School Health Programs
  • HLTH 334 Teaching of Nutrition and Consumer Health
  • HLTH 336 Teaching Drug Education
  • HLTH 341 Teaching Human Sexuality
  • HLTH 470 Sex Education for Health Sciences
  • HLTH 485 Field Experience

Areas of Expertise

  • Health education and health education pedagogy

Education

  • D.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • M.S. Exercise Science and Health Promotion, California University of Pennsylvania
  • B.S. Health and Physical Education, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania 

Professional Publications

Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2018). Using interactive video games to enhance physical activity among children. In H. J. Brewer & M. R. Jalongo (Eds.). Physical Activity and Health Promotion in the Early Years: Effective Strategies for Early Childhood Educators (pp.93-112). New York, NY: Springer International Publishing.

McMahon, B., Rudella, J., Mohn, C. (2018). Youth perspectives about their risk behaviors and mental health needs. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 89(Supplement 1), A-85.

Rudella, J., Butz, J. (2018). Apple TV in Health and Physical Education. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 88(2), 12.

Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2017). Gamification in physical education. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 87(2), 17.

Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2017). Google sites for e-portfolios. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 87(1), 10.

Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2016). Just dance now app. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 86(2), 7.

Butz, J., & Rudella, J. (2016). Promoting social justice through technology. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 86(1), 5.

Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2015). Exergames: Increasing physical activity through effective instruction. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 86(6), 8-15.

Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2015). Free websites for health educators. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 85(3), 6.

Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2015). Online assessment tools. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 85(2), 5.

Rudella, J. (2015). Using school culture and climate to create a positive learning environment. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 85(1), 29-33.

Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2015). Using videos for peer and self-assessments to meet common core standards. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance 85(1), 6.

Rudella, J. (2014). Assessment in dance-based exergames. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 84(3), 6.

Thorp, J. (2013). Engaging students in physical education: Recommendations for secondary programs. Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 26(1), 8-13.

Thorp, J. (2013). Technology tie-in: Using the Nintendo Wii as a resource of physical activity. In J. P. Isenberg, & M. R. Jalongo (Eds.), Creative thinking and arts-based learning: Preschool through third grade (6th ed.) (pp.179-180). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson. (This publication is a technology entry located in a chapter of an edited book)

Professional Presentations

McMahon, B., & Rudella, J. (2018, April). Youth perspectives about their risk behaviors and mental health needs. Presentation at SHAPE America National Convention, Nashville, TN.

Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2018, November). Apple TV in the health and physical education classroom. Presentation at PSAHPERD Annual Convention, Seven Springs, PA.

Rudella, J. (2018, June). Technology in health education. Presentation at PSAHPERD south central regional health and physical education workshop, Lancaster, PA.

Butz, J., & Rudella, J. (2017, November). Personalizing health-related fitness through constructivist teaching. Presentation at PSAHPERD Annual Convention, Valley Forge, PA.

Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2014, June). Effective implementation of exergames in K-12 physical education. Presentation at Keystone Health Promotion Conference, Harrisburg, PA.

Rudella, J. (2013, November). School culture and climate: How is learning affected? Presentation at Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Valley Forge, PA.

Thorp, J., & Phillips-Shyrock, S. (2012, June). Using the Nintendo Wii as a resource for physical activity. Presented at Keystone Health Promotion Conference, Harrisburg, PA.

Community/Professional Service

  • Board of Directors, PSAHPERD Executive Board
  • Vice President for Health, PSAHPERD Executive Board
  • Youth Development Task Force, Lycoming County
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