Amy Woods, Ph.D., Professor, Department Head ▼

Amy Woods, Ph.D.


Office phone:

(217) 333-9602

Office fax:

(217) 244-7322

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Ph.D., Instruction and Curriculum in Physical Education with concentration in Teacher Education, University of South Carolina, 1989

Research and Professional Interests

Professor Wood's area of interest is pedagogy. Her research interest centers upon teachers’ movement through their career cycles. Specifics include studies of the supports necessary to sustain innovative practices, factors contributing to teachers' sense of efficacy, and the power of reflection in professional development.
See curriculum vitae for information about awards, academic and professional honors, publications, and professional associations and certifications.