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Xihe Zhu

  • Xihe Zhu
  • Assistant Professor
  • Human Movement Sciences
  • 2010 Student Recreation Ctr
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3545
  • x2zhu@odu.edu
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  • Education

    University of Maryland - College Park, 2009
    Major: Kinesiology
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Shanghai Institute of Physical Education, 2005
    Major: Physical Education Pedagogy and Coaching
    Degree: M.Ed.
    Shanghai Institute of Physical Education, 2003
    Major: Physical Education Pedagogy
    Degree: B.S.
    University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, 2002
    Major: Computer Science
    Degree: B.S. Minor
  • Research Interests

    Motivation and Learning in physical education; Teacher education ; Curriculum and instruction
  • Expertise

    Physical Education and Sports
  • 2012: Research Consortium Fellow of AAHPERD, American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
  • 2011: AIESEP Young Scholar Award, Association Internationale des Ecoles Superieures d’Education Physique
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Examining amotivated adolescents in physical education and physical activity
    Sponsoring Organization: AAHPERD
    Date: August, 2012 - August, 2013
    Awarding Organization: Other
    Investigators:Zhu, X.
    Profiling Amotivated Learners in Physical Education – A Mixed Method Study
    Sponsoring Organization: AAHPERD
    Date: April 30, 2011 - August 31, 2012
    Awarding Organization: Other
    Investigators:Zhu, X.
    Exploring Signature Pedagogies In Physical Education
    Sponsoring Organization: Spencer Foundation
    Date: May 1, 2011 - August 1, 2012
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Zhu, X.
    Exploring Signature Pedagogies in Physical Education Teacher Education
    Sponsoring Organization: American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Reacreation, Dance (AAHPERD)
    Date: April 30, 2010 - September 1, 2011
    Awarding Organization: Other
    Investigators:Zhu, X.
    The Effect of Task Cognitive Demand on Situational Interest and Performance
    Sponsoring Organization: ODURF
    Date: May 30, 2010 - August 30, 2010
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Zhu, X.