Email
t.ramirez@austin.utexas.edu

Office & Hours

Office: BEL 610A
Tuesday: 10:00-12:00 & 2:00-3:00
Thursday: 10:00-12:00 & 2:00-3:00
Please contact me at t.ramirez@austin.utexas.edu for an appointment.

Phone
512-471-1539

Fax
512-471-8914

Web
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Courses of Instruction
KIN 119 Adventure Activities
KIN 314 Children's Movement
KIN 219D Movement Analysis: Dual Activities
EDC 370S Teaching Methods for Secondary Physical Education
EDC 950W All-Level Teaching Practicum

Mailing Address
The University of Texas at Austin
Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
2109 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78712-1415
UT Mail Code: D3700

Full Vita
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Profile

Teresita Ramirez is a lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education in the College of Education and is the program coordinator for the undergraduate Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) program. She has been a trainer of teachers at UT-Austin for 27 years. Prior to teaching at The University of Texas she spent 8 years teaching physical and outdoor education and coaching volleyball, basketball and track in the Austin Independent School District. In addition she has been a Red Cross Instructor for over 35 years. Tere has been the recipient of the Ex-Students' Association's Texas Excellence Teaching Award in the College of Education and has received several service awards from the American Red Cross of Central Texas and Texas Parks and Wildlife.

Education

1981 M.Ed. The University of Texas at Austin—Physical Education

Representative Publications

Steinhardt, M., Kamrath, M., Lambdin, D., & Ramírez, T. An Analysis of Student Teachers' Intentional, Perceived and Operational Motor Skills and Physical Fitness Curriculum.

Silverman, S., Devillier, R., & Ramírez, T. The Validity of Academic Learning Time - Physical Education (ALT - PE) As A Process Measure of Achievement.

Lambdin, D. D. & Ramirez, T., "PICTURE THIS: Quality Physical Education for a Quality Life."

Teaching Elementary Physical Education. Vol. 7 (1996), 4 -5.

Lambdin, D. D. & Ramirez, T., "PICTURE THIS: Quality Physical Education for a Quality Life." Teaching Secondary Physical Education. Vol. 2 (1996), 20-21.

Recent Awards

  • Texas Parks and Wildlife, Angler Education Area Chief, Gold Award, Spring 2009
  • Texas Parks and Wildlife, Angler Education Area Chief, Silver Award, Spring 2008
  • Red Cross of Central Texas, 30 year Volunteer Service Pin, Spring 2007

Current Research Projects and Grants

T. Ramírez and D. Lambdin. College of Education Vision Award, December 11, 2011 - November 12, 2012; $8,000.00; PETE START: Physical Education Techer Edcuation Stytematic Teaching Analysis, Recording and Tracking.

Research Interests and Expertise

Elementary and Secondary Physical Education Curriculum

Research on Teaching

Teacher Education

Fitness Education

Active Gaming

Boards, Committees and Associations

  • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, member
  • Texas Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation and Dance, member
  • Texas Outdoor Education Association, member
  • National Archey Association, member
  • Austin Association for Physical Educaiton and Recreation, board member