ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Department of Adult and Adolescent Education
Name: Rona Tyger
Position: Assistant Professor
Website Link: www.education.armstrong.edu
2004 - 2011 Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA
EdD in Curriculum Studies – December 2011
Relevant courses include: Instructional Technology Foundations, Technology and Instructional Design, Transforming Learning with Technology, Interactivity in E Learning, Instructional Design and Development, , Multimedia Tools and Applications, Curriculum Theories and Design, Educational Research, Learning Theories and Applications, Multicultural Education, Forms of Curriculum Inquiry, Advanced Seminar in Curriculum Theory, Critical Reading in Curriculum Theory, History of American Education, Philosophies of Education, Power and Schooling, Educational Statistics, Environmental Health, Doctoral Research Methods, Qualitative Research Methods, The Community College, and Contemporary Critical Theorists.
1993 - 1994 Georgia Southern University
Master of Science, Exercise Science
Cum Laude, Relevant courses include Exercise Physiology, Exercise Testing, Anatomy and Physiology, Athletic Training I and II, Biomechanics, Nutrition, Exercise and the Aging Adult and Biostatistics
1987 – 1991 Southwest
Bachelor of Arts, Communications
Relevant studies include Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing. Minor: Sociology
Blackboard/Web CT Certified Instructor Trainer
American Red Cross First Aid, CPR and AED Certified Trainer
2003 - Aug 2009
Instructor, Dept of Sciences
Relevant courses taught: Steps to Student Success, Issues in Education, Personal and Community Health, Fitness and Wellness, Beginning Tennis, Beginning Golf, Racquetball, Recreational Sports, Physical Conditioning Survey, Bowling and Team Sports. I learned how to design and instruct health courses in the web environment and added the 100% WebCT/Vista option to our academic schedule for the two-credit hour required health course in 2003 and for the two-credit first aid, cpr, and safety course in 2007 and the Steps to Student Success course in 2009.
2001 – 2003 Savannah State University
Instructor, Dept. of Recreation and Health Education
Relevant courses taught: Concepts in Healthful Living, Physical Activity and Body Composition, Physical Fitness for Life,
1999 - 2000 St. Peter the
Physical Education Teacher
Relevant duties and activities include: K - 8 Physical Education and Health Education, Think First program, Jump Rope For Heart, Grandparents Day and Field Day coordination and programming.
1993 - 1994 Armstrong State College
Relevant duties included: assisting the Head Athletic Trainer for a Division II college offering multiple sports, teaching Lifetime Fitness for the Physical Education Department
1998 - 2002 LifeTime Fitness, INC.
Owner, Exercise Physiologist, Physical Conditioning Trainer
Relevant duties included: assessment and exercise prescription, personal training, SPINNING instruction, managing a staff of ten instructors.
1997 - 2005 Chatham County Aquatic Center
Fitness Coordinator, Instructor
Relevant duties include: teaching water exercise and water aerobics to seniors, military, and children and managing an instructor staff of eight.
1994 – 1997 Candler Wellness Center
Wellness Coordinator, Exercise Physiologist
Relevant duties included: Community, corporate and employee wellness programming, fitness assessment and exercise prescription; established WaterWorks aquatic exercise program, Grant Writing - $50,000, Personal Training and Group Exercise Instruction.
Teacher Candidates' Digital Literacy and Their Technology Integration Efficacy, Dissertation, successfully defended October, 2011
Georgia Educational Technology Conference GAETC, November, 2007
Presenter - GAHPERD, Georgia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance – presenter, "Using Technology and Understanding by Design to Improve Teaching and Learning in Post Secondary Physical Activity Courses." November, 2007.