Ellen Whale

Ellen Whale

Professor of Kinesiology

First Floor Lytle House
EWhale@cornellcollege.edu
(319) 895-4267

Cornell College
600 First Street West
Mount Vernon, IA 52314

Academic History

  • MS in Physical Education, Eastern Illinois University, 1978
  • BS in Physical Education and Education, 1974

Courses Taught

  • KIN 101   Lifetime Fitness and Wellness/Badminton
  • KIN 111   Foundations of Kinesiology and Sports
  • KIN 220   Ancient Greek Athletics
  • KIN 255   History of Women's Sports
  • KIN 311   Method for Individual and Lifetime Activities
  • KIN 318   Methods for Team Sports
  • KIN 324   Method for Elementary Physical Education
  • KIN 331   Methods for Secondary Physical Education

Presentations and Publications

  • Iowa Association for Physical Education, Recreation and Dance presentation: Swimming Stroke Technique Drills, 1984.
  • Whale, Ellen and Leslie, David. (1992). Utilization of the Spectrum of Teaching Styles, Update, 21-24.
  • Coe College presentation: Using the Spectrum of Teaching Styles, 1996.
  • Cedar Valley Chapter of American Girl Scouts workshop presentation: How to be a Leader, 2000, 2001.
  • Coe/Cornell Technology Workshop presentation: Use of Power Point in teaching, 2002.
  • Cornell College Haig presentation: The joys and sorrows of teaching with technology, 2003.
  • Luther College presentation: How to implement the Spectrum of Teaching Styles, 2005.
  • Iowa Association for School Librarians presentation: Collaboration between Physical Education Professors and College Librarians, 2005.
  • Conversations on Teaching presentation: Facilitating group work among undergraduates students, 2008.
  • Outside Review: Luther College Physical Education Program, 2010