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Jennette Diamond, M.A.Ed.

Assistant Professor, Department of Teacher Education
Program Advisor, Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 2246
Email: jdiamond@apu.edu
Jennette Diamond, M.A.Ed., has been affiliated with Azusa Pacific University since 2007, first as a physical education teacher and adapted physical education specialist, then becoming an assistant professor. She is the co-author of APU’s Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization program, as well as the program advisor. She also designs curriculum for general physical education and adapted physical education. Diamond is dedicated to teaching adult learners how to become the best physical education and adapted physical education teachers they can be through appreciating individual differences, fostering inclusion, and mastering curriculum design from a Christian perspective. Her research interests include cross-curricular physical education, physical education curriculum design to foster inclusion, and higher education teaching methods to empower special education teachers.

Education

Ph.D. in progress
M.A.Ed., Teaching, Azusa Pacific University
B.S., Kinesiology (Minor in Pedagogy), California State University, San Bernardino

Credentials/Certifications
Adapted Physical Education Teaching Credential
K–12 Physical Education Credential

Department

  • School of Education
    • Teacher Education

Expertise

  • Adapted Physical Education
    Physical education adapted for people who live with disabilities such as visual impairment or autism.
  • Curriculum Design
  • Physical Education

Courses Taught

PE 551 – Curriculum Theory and Design in Physical Education
PE 600 – Physical Education Teaching Methods for Individuals with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
PE 602 – Physical Education Teaching Methods for Individuals with Severe/Profound Disabilities
PE 604 – Motor Assessment for Students Living with Disabilities
PE 605 – Management of Adapted Physical Education Programs
PE 606A – Student Teaching in Adapted Physical Education
PE 606B – Student Teaching in Adapted Physical Education

Office Hours

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 3–6 p.m.

Office Location

Orange County Regional Center, Room 311

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