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P.O. Box 5076

Champaign, Illinois 61825

United States

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Employment History

Faculty Member
University of South Carolina

Editor, Co-editor, and and Or Reviewer
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education

Co-Editor
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education

Section Editor for Pedagogy for Research Quarterly
Exercise and Sport


American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education

Affiliations

Distinguished Professor Emeritus
University of South Carolina

Board Member
NASPE

Member
NASPE

Board Member
National Association for Sport and Physical Education

Education

Bachelor of Science degree
physical education
State University of New York at Cortland

Master of Science degree
physical education
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Ph.D.
physical education
Ohio State University

Ph.D.

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Judith Rink

309 Stoney Pointe Circle, Chapin, South Carolina, 29036, United States Phone: 205-758-4293, E-mail: jrink@gwm.sc.edu


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"In addition to being good at what you love, you also need to get good at who you are," said Judith Rink, an internationally respected authority on physical education and teacher preparation. "Life is also measured by the lives you have touched, what we are given - not what we have received, and our own ability to give and receive love." In two ceremonies Saturday, 1,213 students received their undergraduate diplomas. About 150 students received master's degrees and certificates of advanced study during a ceremony Friday night. Emily Hunt, therapeutic recreation major and cum laude graduate, said Rink's speech is important for graduates to hear.

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Rink, a distinguished faculty member at University of South Carolina and expert in the field of physical education, spoke to graduates about setting goals after graduation. She admitted that she was never an "A" student and in fact had a "D" on her transcript. "When I was in your shoes some 50 years ago, there was no doubt in my mind that I would make a difference by being the best teacher I could," she said.
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"I am familiar with Rink because she authored a few of my course textbooks," he said.
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"I am still figuring out what I am good at, but it was good to hear Rink speak about how students can apply themselves, despite the hard economy," Kenney said.


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Judith E. Rink (Fellow #459)

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Judith E. Rink (Fellow #459)
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Dr. Rink received her undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Cortland in 1965, her master's degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1969, and her doctoral degree from The Ohio State University in 1979.
Dr. Rink's principal area of research is physical education pedagogy. Her research has been instrumental in developing our understanding of how effective teachers develop content and communicate learning tasks to students. Dr. Rink has authored or co-authored six books. Her textbook, Teaching Physical Education for Learning is one of the most widely used texts for undergraduate students in physical education pedagogy. She has published over 25 refereed articles in leading journals and has authored or co-authored over 20 book chapters and articles in professional journals. She has delivered more than 70 presentations at national and international conferences.
Dr. Rink has been very active in national and state leadership positions. Dr. Rink has served as the co-editor of the Journal of Teaching in Physical Education and the section editor for pedagogy for Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. Dr. Rink chaired the NASPE task force that developed the National Content Standards for Physical Education. She is currently a member of the NASPE Quality Physical Education Task Force, the NASPE National Task Force for Evidence Based Physical Education and is on the NASPE Board of Directors. Dr. Rink is currently the director of the South Carolina Physical Education Assessment Project, a statewide reform effort to improve school physical education programs in South Carolina.
Dr. Rink has established a distinguished record at the University of South Carolina. She has been a noteworthy scholar and provided strong leadership to national and state professional organizations. She will represent the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education with distinction.


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Judith Rink: A True Leader in the Field of Physical Education

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Dr. Judith Rink, full professor in the Department of Physical Education at the University of South Carolina, has been described by her former doctoral students as inspiring, humorous, intelligent, professional, well-read, knowledgeable, tough, intense, charismatic, amazing, insightful, challenging, supportive, humble, caring, giving, encouraging, nurturing, interesting, confident, cutting-edge, wise, and thoughtful. When asked if she had any comments about her former students' assessment of her, she humbly replied (in reference to herself), "I don't know this person [they are talking about]" (J. E. Rink, personal communication, November 1, 2008). With 43 years of experience in physical education, a resume' that is 24 pages in length and honors, awards, research, publications, and services too numerous to mention, anyone in the profession would consider Dr. Judith Rink to be one of the most accomplished professionals in the history of physical education. She has influenced the lives of many through her research and teaching, and is set to retire in a few short months, in June of 2009.
Dr. Judith Rink, full professor in the Department of Physical Education at the University of South Carolina, has been described by her former doctoral students as inspiring, humorous, intelligent, professional, well-read, knowledgeable, tough, intense, charismatic, amazing, insightful, challenging, supportive, humble, caring, giving, encouraging, nurturing, interesting, confident, cutting-edge, wise, and thoughtful. When asked if she had any comments about her former students' assessment of her, she humbly replied (in reference to herself), "I don't know this person [they are talking about]" (J. E. Rink, personal communication, November 1, 2008). With 43 years of experience in physical education, a resume' that is 24 pages in length and honors, awards, research, publications, and services too numerous to mention, anyone in the profession would consider Dr. Judith Rink to be one of the most accomplished professionals in the history of physical education. She has influenced the lives of many through her research and teaching, and is set to retire in a few short months, in June of 2009.
Dr. Rink received her Bachelor of Science degree in physical education from the State University of New York at Cortland in 1965. While at Cortland, she participated in many different organizations, and often was the leader of those organizations. She was president of the Women's Athletic Association and helped establish policies that would develop stronger relationships within the student body. She was also the leader of the Gymnastics Club and was a member of the Officials Club. She was president of Theta Phi sorority and competed on several varsity teams in basketball, volleyball and field hockey in the women's intramural sports program (Hall of Fame Index).
She taught elementary school physical education at the Sylvan Avenue Elementary School on Long Island before completing her Master of Science degree in physical education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNC-G) in 1968. During her years at the UNC-G, she taught physical education at the campus school. After teaching at the elementary school level for five years, and at the university level for four years, she decided to make a change. She became the Associate Director at Camp Illahee in North Carolina for four years. Once she realized there was not much security in the camp profession, Rink decided to pursue her Ph.D. in physical education at Ohio State University (J. E. Rink, personal communication, November 1, 2008). While at Ohio State she also worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant and a Graduate Research Assistant. Upon completion of her Ph.D. in 1979 she became an Assistant Professor of Physical Education at the University of Toledo. After two years at Toledo, she took a position at the University of South Carolina (USC) as a Professor. She served as department chair at USC from 1988 to 1999. She is still teaching at USC. (Rink, 2008, personal communication).
Dr. Rink's accomplishments and accolades in the field of physical education are numerous. She has received such honors and awards as the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) Project Inspiration Award in1983, the South Carolina Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (SCAHPERD) Outstanding Teacher Award in 1984, the SCAHPERD Outstanding Scholar Award in 1987, the NASPE President's Honor Award in1996, the SCAHPERD Outstanding Service Award in 1996, the SCAHPERD Honor Award in 1998, the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) Curriculum and Instruction Academy Honor Award in 1999, the American Education Research Association (AERA) Scholar Lecture Award in 2000, and the College of Education of the University of South Carolina Outstanding Researcher Award in 2003. She was also inducted into the Cortland College Alumni Hall of Fame in 1988, and the NASPE Hall of Fame in 2000 (Rink, 2008, personal communication).
Of her many honors and awards, Dr. Rink is most proud of the NASPE Hall of Fame Award, the AERA Scholar Lecture Award, and the NASPE Teacher Educator of the Year Award. These awards were more meaningful to her because they reflect exactly what she, as a teacher educator values most: service, teaching, and research (J. E. Rink, personal communication, November 1, 2008).
Dr. Rink has written and co-written many textbooks on physical education pedagogy. They include such titles as Designing Physical Education Curriculum for a Physically Active Lifestyle (2008), Teaching Physical Education for Learning (2005), Sports and Recreational Activities for Men and Women (2003), Secondary Physical Education: Critical Crossroads (1993), Professional Preparation: Insights and Foresights (1985), and Elementary Physical Education Methods (1984). She has also written journal articles for a number of research publications including JOPER, JOHPERD, Instrumentation for Physical Education, Quest, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport for the Secondary School Student, Student Learning in Physical Education, and Teaching Elementary Physical Education. In addition to writing for the various publications, she has served as Editor, Co-editor, and/or Reviewer for Journal of Teaching Physical Education (1982-1995), Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (1982-2002), Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (1981 to present), and Quest (1994-1996, 1998, and 2005-present) (Rink, 2008, personal communication).
Dr. Rink is a valued speaker, and has addressed many regional, state, national and international conventions with different professional papers, speaking on various topics which include the promotion of physically active lifestyles in youth, standards, assessment and accountability in physical education, the teaching of locomotor skills, the role of physical education, change in physical education, pedagogy research and teacher education (Rink, 2008, personal communication).
Dr. Rink is constantly sought after as a reviewer of manuscripts and books. She has written six grant proposals, and has been involved in numerous post-doctoral research programs, doctoral dissertations, and masters theses. She has served on the NASPE Board of Directors and is Program Director for the South Carolina Physical Education Assessment Program (SCPEAP). She has worked for the past nine years on the NASPE task force to develop assessment materials for the national standards and has served as a consultant for dozens of agencies from schools, to school districts, the the Education Testing Service and numerous State Departments of Education. Dr. Rink is very well known for her research in the areas of teacher effectiveness, teaching games for understanding, program assessment, and policy research in physical education (Rink, 2008, personal communication).
Judy Rink came from very humble beginnings. She was born in Queens, New York on May 2, 1944, and had three siblings; two sisters (one older, one younger) who are now deceased, and one younger brother who currently lives in New York and has three grown children. She describes her brother as "sensitive and quiet" and "a wonderful husband and father. Her older sister was a model and a fashion designer. Her younger sister married young and left for California. Rink describes her as having been very "'mod' in her approach to life and appearance" (J. E. Rink, personal communication, November 1, 2008).
She considered her youth to be typical of the 'baby boomer' generation. She lived in a neighborhood on Long Island, New York that was mostly compos


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The theme for this year's convention was 'Ignite the Passion!' Many thanks to our special guests who helped to make our convention one of the best, including our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Judy Rink, a Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of South Carolina.

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