Faculty & Staff

ELLEN M KOWALSKI

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

EXERCISE SCIENCE, HEALTH STUDIES, PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORT MANAGEMENT

WOODRUFF HALL
ROOM 165

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Diplomas/Degrees

PhD, Texas Woman's University, Denton (1989)
MA, University of Connecticut, Storrs (1981)
BS, State University of New York, Geneseo. (1977)

Recent Courses

Adapted Physical Education
Internship
Motor Development
Physical Education For The Exceptional Child
S/T: Motor Development: Normal/Abnormal
S/T: Physical Challenges

Grants/Sponsored Research

2007 Presidentís Faculty Development Award, Adelphi University [Jointly awarded with Fran Redstone, Communication Sciences and Disorders]

Books

Kowalski, E. & Lieberman, L. (2011). Assessment for Everyone: Modifying NASPE Assessments to Include All Elementary School Children. Reston, VA: National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE).

Kowalski, E., Bartlett, T. & Coudert, S., & Allison, A. (2011). Making CATCH Activity boxes inclusive for children with disabilities. NJ: Flaghouse, Inc..

Kowalski, E. (2000). Adapted rhythms and dance. In J. Winnick (Ed.) Adapted Physical Education and Sport (3rd ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics..

Kowalski, E. (1995). Adapted rhythms and dance. In J. Winnick (Ed.) Adapted Physical Education and Sport (2nd ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics..


Book Chapters

Kowalski, E. (2007). Individual Education Programs. In L. Lieberman (Eds.). Paraeducators in physical education: A training guide to roles and responsibilities. (pp. 71-83). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Kowalski, E. (2000). Adapted Rhythms and Dance. In J. Winnick (Eds.). Adapted Physical Education and Sport (3rd ed.). Champaign, Il: Human Kinetics.

Kowalski, E. (1995). Adapted Rhythms and Dance. In J. Winnick (Eds.). Adapted Physical Education and Sport (2nd ed.). Champaign, Il: Human Kinetics.

Kowalski, E., & Kennedy, S. (1995). Using narrative stories in the classroom and gymnasium. In R. Clements (Eds.). Games and great ideas: A collection of works to assist elementary physical educators and classroom teachers. NY, NY: Greenwood Press 1.


Refereed Articles

Redstone, F. and Kowalski, E. (2011), Influence of Balance on Oral-Motor Control for Speech: A pilot investigation. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 112 (3), 749-760.

Kowalski, E., McCall, R., Aiello, R. & Lieberman, L. (2009), Utilizing IEP Goal Banks Effectively. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 80 (1), 44-48.

Kowalski, E., Lieberman, L., & Daggett, S. (2006), Getting involved in the IEP process. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 77(7), 35-39.

Kowalski, E., Lieberman, L., Pucci, G., & Mulawka, C. (2005), Implementing IEP or 504 goals and objectives into general physical education. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 76(7), 33-37.


Conference Presentations/Papers

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Kowalski, E., Davis, T. & Rocco Dillon, S. (2011). Use Your Senses! Sensory Integration Theory and Adapted Physical Education. In National Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. San Diego.

Strump, J., Holtzer, A., Fallarino, M. with Kowalski, E. (advisor) (2010). Sport activities that create awareness too! In New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Verona, NY.

McCann, C., Bruno, L., Galeotafiore, M. with Kowalski, E. (advisor) (2010). Disability Awareness: Games and Activities. In New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Verona, NY.

Kowalski, E., Houston-Wilson, C., Daggett, S., Speedling, R. & Douglas, B. (2010). Assessment for All. In New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Verona, NY.

Kowalski, E. (2010). Conducting an Inclusive Jump Rope for Heart Event: Making Jump Rope Fun for Everyone. In Eastern District Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Rye, NY.

Faulkner, B., Mueller, T., Tramontana, M. with Kowalski, E. (advisor) (2008). Hip Hop for your physical education class. In New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Conference. Verona, NY.

Kowalski, E., Houston-Wilson, C., Collier, D., Davis, T., & Daggett, S. (2008). Intensive Workshop: From Soup to Nuts: Everything you ever wanted to know about Autism and Aspergerís but were afraid to ask! In New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Conference. Verona, NY.

Harper, T., Sheehan, G., Wiley, C. with Kowalski, E. (advisor) (2008). Sport activities that create awareness too! In New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Conference. Verona, NY.

Kowalski, E. & Masterson, C. (2008). Making Physical Best/FITNESSGRAM Inclusive! In National Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Fort Worth, TX.

Adelphi University Physical Education majors with Gatto, P. & Kowalski, E. (2007). Arenít we all differently-abled? In New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Conference. Buffalo, NY.

Mendietta, B., Lopez, D., Lopez, L., Giordano, L. with Kowalski, E. (advisor) (2007). 30+ ways to utilize ropes in physical education. In New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Conference. Rye, NY.

Manson, M. & Kowalski, E.. (2007). Motivating Todayís Youth by Providing Individualized Instruction in Physical Education. In International Association of Physical Education in Higher Education. World Congress. Jyvaskyla, Finland.

Lieberman, L., Modell, S., Lytle, R., Kowalski, E., Collier, D., Folsom-Meek., Davis, R. & Aiello, R. (2007). Paraprofessionals Guide to the Physical Education Classroom: A half-day workshop. In National Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Chicago, IL.

Manson, M. and Kowalski, E. (2007). ). Individualizing physical education: Using the personalized system of instruction to enhance learning. In National Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Salt Lake City, UT.

Lieberman, L., Kowalski, E., Kohl, E. & Jaskier, C. (2007). Paraeducators in Physical Education. In National Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Baltimore, MD.

Kowalski, E., Houston-Wilson, C., & Gibbone, A (1969). Strategies for teaching students with Autsim in physical education. In New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Conference. Rye, NY/Rochester, NY.


Licenses & Certifications

Certification in:
Physical Education
Special Education
Elementary Education