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Teacher Education and Kinesiology

­ Teasha Jackson

Assistant Professor

Office: Swain 108B
Phone: 701-858-3896

M.Ed., Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Delta State University
B.S., Physical Education and Sport, International School of Physical Education and Sport

Classes Taught at MSU:
KIN 100: Concepts of Fitness & Wellness
KIN 120: Weight Training
KIN 231: Methods of Teaching Aquatics
KIN 310: Organization & Administration of Physical Education & Athletics
KIN 340: Elementary Methods & Activities
KIN 341: Practicum for Elementary Phsycial Education
KIN 391: Secondary Phsycial Education Methods & Practicum
KIN 441: Evaluation of Psychomotor Performance
KIN 442: Adaptive Physical Education
KIN 595: Capstone Experience

Teasha Jackson teaches courses in the professional education sequence for undergraduate physical education students, courses in Corporate Fitness and Wellness Management and in the Masters of Science in Sports Management. Her primary interests include assessment, universal design for learning, adapted physical education, teaching methods and professional development.

Teasha is a board member of North Dakota Society of Health and Physical Educators (ND Shape). A reviewer for the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (JOPERD). She is a member of the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE), Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America, and Minot Area Council for International Visitors (MACIV). 

Prior to joining the faculty full time, she taught as a part-time instructor at James Madison University and University of Virginia, both the Kinesiology departments. She also taught Prek-12 physical education in Cleveland Mississippi, and Jamaica. Coached several sports including netball, football (soccer), tennis and track and field. Teasha is a native of Jamaica and likes outdoor activities such as snowshoeing, kayaking and hiking on the North Country Trail.

“All genuine learning is active, not passive. It involves the use of the mind, not just the memory. It is a process of discovery, in which the student is the main agent.”

~ Mortimer Adler