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HHP's Inaugural Educational Showcase a Success.

The Department of Health and Human Performance along with the HHP Honor Society and the Student Nutrition Association (SNA) presented the Inaugural Educational Showcase on Oct 2, 2011 in the Melcher Gym at the University of Houston.


HHP student Rosie Ford presenting her project (scroll down for more images)

Faculty and students presented educationally-oriented projects performed over the past summer. Posters were displayed for each project while the authors and their faculty mentors were available to give additional information.

The HHP Honor Society and the Student Nutrition Association (SNA) had representatives to discuss membership and research/volunteer opportunities that are of interest to students. Todd Boutte, HHP's graduate student admissions counselor, was on hand to talk to anyone interested in applying to UH’s nationally-ranked programs.

Some of the projects at the educational showcase were:

Title: Using technology to meet learning objectives of CADE and the demands of increasing student enrollment in Community Nutrition (NUTR 4334).
Student: Nick Yonko
Faculty: Dr. Tracey Ledoux

Title: Course Enhancement of KIN 4315 and the Vital Project
Student: Corbin Hedt
Faculty: Dr. Charles Layne

Title: Effectiveness of utilizing a peer-matched tutoring program to increase examination scores in a university science course (KIN 3304).
Student: Kristen Bush
Faculty: Dr. Thomas Lowder

Title: Development of on-line course for Advance Nutrition (NUTR 3334)
Student: Anthony Nguyen
Faculty: Dr. Kimberlee Matalon

Poster Title: Enhancing Procedures and Mechanics of the VITAL Project
Student: Edrea Cook
Faculty: Dr. Lisa Alastuey

Poster Title: Combining laboratory practical sessions with online data analysis
Faculty: Dr. Richard Simpson

Title: Biomechanics of Neuro-rehabilitation
Student: Vladimir Ivkovic
Faculty: Dr. Jian Liu

Title: Improving Learning by Leveraging the Power of Online Instruction
Students: Whitney Breslin, Katie Carpenter, Kelley Strohacker, Courtney Eason
Faculty: Dr. Brian McFarlin

Title: Summer Curriculum Development Project
Student: Rosie Ford
Faculty: Dr. Rebecca Lee

Title: Course Enhancement of PEP 7397: Integrated Systems Physiology I
Student: Nadia Agha
Faculty: Dr. William Paloski

Images from Educational Showcase: