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Dr. Glenn Snyder

Subject Expertise: Physical Education, Coaching, and Technology
Education: EdD in Kinesiology from University of Northern Colorado; MEd in Physical Education from Kent State University; BS in Business Administration from Bluffton University
Hometown: Kingsburg, CA
Home Church: Community Mennonite Church, Fresno, CA

Technology has become an infusive and pervasive presence in most aspects of today's culture--at home, at work, in the classroom, and on the athletic field/court. Everyone needs an introduction to technology literacy, focusing on the effective use of technology in physical education and sports settings.

Professional Experience: Teacher, Coach, Administrator - Bluffton University, Fresno Pacific University, Bethel College, United States Sports Academy, Hope International University

Personal Experience: Travel to China, Russia, South Korea, Greece, Morocco

Scholarly Interests: Teaching in the affective domain

Honors and Awards: Faculty chairperson; Bluffton College Hall of Fame as player, coach, and administrator

Publications: A Values Enhancement Series in the Affective Domain of Sports/Physical Activity

Recommended Reading: 20 Teachers by Ken Macrorie

Favorite Bible Verse: Luke 10: 25-37

Favorite Music: Jimmy Buffet

Family Info: Wife Mary Jane, two children, 6 grandchildren

What Matters: Faith, family, and friends

Pet Peeves: People who call the profession of Physical Education "fizz ed"

What I Like About FPU: Dedicated faculty and staff