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Lisa Silliman-French Lisa Silliman-French, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Adapted PE
Office: PH 119A
(940) 898-2594
LSillimanFrench@twu.edu

Education

  • 1993, PhD in Kinesiology with specialization in Adapted Physical Education, Texas Woman’s University
  • 1987, MA in Kinesiology with specialization in Adapted Physical Education and Special Education, Texas Woman’s University
  • 1985, BA, in Physical Education, State University of New York at Cortland

Professional Experience

  • 2005-Present: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Kinesiology, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX
  • 1999-2005: Clinical Professor Associate, Dept. of Kinesiology, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX
  • 2000-2002: Adjunct Professor, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
  • 1995-2005; Adapted Physical Education/Visually Impaired Supervisor, Denton TX
  • 1990-2005; Adapted Physical Education Teacher, Fort Worth, TX
  • 1988-1990; Intern for a Competitive Federal Preparation Scholarship(s), in the area of Personnel Preparation, Texas Woman’s University
  • 1987-1988; Adapted Physical Education Teacher, Plano, TX

Research/Teaching Interests

  • Physical and Motor performance of Individuals with Mental Retardation
  • Pedagogy in Adapted Physical Education in Higher Education
  • Physical and Motor Performance for Incarcerated Youth

Recent Publications

  • French, R., Silliman-French, L., & Block, M. (in progress).  Accommodating students with behavioral challenges in general physical education.  In M. Block (Ed), A teacher’s guide to including students with disabilities in general physical education (3rd ed.).
  • Silliman-French, L., et. al. (2005).  Adapted physical education manual of best practices:  Administrative guidelines and policies. TAHPERD: Austin, TX.
  • Silliman-French, L., & Morgan, V. (2005). APE question and answer. Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 73(4), 13.
  • Silliman-French, L. (2004).  Assessment, the IEP, and the accommodation plan.  In C. Sherrill (Author).  Adapted physical activity, recreation, and sport. (6th ed.). 162-175.
  • Silliman-French, L., & Thelen, L. (2004). Tips for full participation. Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 73(1), 26.
  • Silliman-French, L., & Connor-Kuntz, F. (2003). The physical educator: The missing element.  Teaching Elementary Physical Education, 14(3), 23-28.

Classes Teaching

  • KINS 1583: Foundation of Assessment in Kinesiology
  • KINS 2622: Adapted Physical Education
  • KINS 5603: Growth and Perceptual Motor Development
  • KINS 5883: Appraisal of Psychomotor Dysfunctions in Adapted Physical Education

Miscellaneous

  • Chair, Adapted Physical Activity Committee Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (2004-2006)
  • Member, Adapted Physical Education National Standards Editorial Committee
  • Reviewer for the International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance
  • Adapted Physical Education Consultant

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