- Virginia Polytechnic and State University, PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, 2004
Ravizza, Dean M. (2015) At Play in the Field of Young Soldiers: Sport, Reintegration, and Social Inclusion of Children Formerly Associated with Armed Groups. Sport, Unity, and Conflict. vol. 12. European Association of Sociology of Sport (EASS).
Ravizza, Dean M. (2015) Building Inclusive Communities through Peaceful Play. Sport, Unity, and Conflict. vol. 12. European Association of Sociology of Sport (EASS).
Ravizza, Dean M. Navigating Academia: Developing a road map for a professional journey of physical education teacher candidates. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.
Spring 2020PHED 245 MOVEMENT EDUCATION IN PHYS ED (Spring 2020)Introduction designed to assist pre-service physical educators in identifying the connections between curricular concepts and movement education on the basis of national standards specific to grades K-5. Content includes the lesson planning and teaching of movement concepts, integrated lessons, and movement education enhanced by technology and applied in authentic settings. Prerequisite: Entrance to the Professional Teacher Education Program. Four hours per week.PHED 351 PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF PE (Spring 2020)Examine the interaction of physical education and sport with the psychology and sociological development of the individual. Better understand society’s impact on sport and human movement and develop perspective on the impact psychology has on sports, physical education and human movement. Prerequisites: ENGL 103, PSYC 101. Four hours per week.PHED 400 ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION (Spring 2020)Designed for physical education students preparing to enter the teaching filed in K-12 education. Those students preparing for careers in health, recreation, or youth-centered programs may also be served. Components include an overview of specialeducation and adapted physical education, inclusion, developmental disorders, intellectual and physical disabilities, strategies for meeting individual needs, education through physical activity, designing appropriate goals, and understanding the Individual Education Plans (IEP) process as it relates to physical education. Provides opportunities for the acquisition of knowledge and skills required to meet the educational needs of students with disabilities in physical education as outlined by current legislation. Students will gain practical experience in the adapted physical education setting within the local schools. May not receive credit for both PHEC 340 and PHED 400. Prerequisite: Entrance to the Professional Teacher Education Program. Two hours lecture, two hour laboratory per week.Fall 2020PHED 175 INTRO TO TEACH FIT & WELL (Fall 2020)Provides information, strategies and resources to assist future physical educators or related professionals to lead health-related fitness activity. Engage in the application of health-related activities through planning and implementing such activities in small and large peer group applications, including individual and group exercise, strength training and aquatics. Meets General Education V (Prior to fall 2008: IV) for athletic training, health education and physical education majors. May not receive credit for both PHED 175 and PHED 108. Prerequisites: Health Education and Physical Education Teacher Education majors only; PHEC 105 or intermediate swimming skills as determines by program area faculty. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week.PHED 351 PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF PE (Fall 2020)Examine the interaction of physical education and sport with the psychology and sociological development of the individual. Better understand society’s impact on sport and human movement and develop perspective on the impact psychology has on sports, physical education and human movement. Prerequisites: ENGL 103, PSYC 101. Four hours per week.
- Awards/HonorsDistinguished Faculty AwardPresented by Salisbury University
Faculty Appreciation AwardPresented by Salisbury University Foundation
President's Diversity AwardPresented by Salisbury University Office of the President
- Licensures and CertificationsCertificate of Peace and Conflict Studies, Chulalongkorn University Rotary International Peace CenterCertificate earned in partial fulfillment of the Rotary International Peace Fellowship at the Rotary International Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.
Certified Adapted Physical Educator, APENS (Adapted Physical Education National Standards)Current certification as a Certified Adapted Physical Educator.
- PresentationsAt the corner of conflict and peace: Sport, reintegration, and social inclusion of children formerly associated with armed groupsJune, 12 2015Annual Conference of the European Association of Sociology of Sport, Dublin, Republic of IrelandThis paper provides a critically reflexive account of extensive fieldwork and long-term research based in the conflict-affected region of northern Uganda aimed at understanding the potential contributions of sport towards the reintegration and social inclusion of former child soldier soldiers.
Building inclusive communities through peaceful play: Programs, processes, and pathways forwardJune, 13 2015Annual Conference of the European Association of Sociology of Sport, Dublin, Republic of IrelandThis paper -based on fieldwork, multiple-methods research, and program evaluations - seeks to determine if and how sport can provide an effective means to promote nonviolent approaches to resolving conflict.
Sport and Physical Activity as Psycho-Social Support in Complex EmergenciesMarch, 16 2015SHAPE America Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington, USAUnderstand the role of sport and physical activity as a psycho-social intervention in the context of natural and human-made emergencies. 2) Examine the role of sport to address key issues related to trauma, conflict, child protection, and the inclusion of individuals with disabilities as a result of these emergencies.
- Press Releases
SU's Anderson Earns Bosserman UNESCO Fellowship
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Five Earn 2018 SU Alumni Association Faculty Appreciation Awards
Friday, December 21, 2018
SU Students Earn Inaugural Bosserman UNESCO Fellowships
Friday, January 26, 2018
SU's Ravizza Earns 2018 Rotary International Peace Fellowship
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
SU's Ravizza Helps U.S. State Department with Sports Diplomacy
Thursday, September 28, 2017
SU's Ravizza Develops Symposium for International Convention on Sport
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Dahlen to Earn Masters of Adapted Physical Activity in Belgium
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
SU Hosts Inaugural Research Day and Innovation Showcase
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
'Work Ark' Magazine Interviews SU Professor
Friday, September 10, 2010
Ravizza Explores Soccer in Uganda with CNN
Thursday, June 24, 2010
Volunteerism in Africa Leads Ravizza to Conduct One-of-a-Kind Youth Sports Study
Thursday, September 17, 2009
Ravizza Shares Experiences From Uganda September 11
Thursday, August 30, 2007
SU Course Makes Physical Education Available to Students With Disabilities
Wednesday, May 16, 2007
- Employee Recognition