Chair Associate Professor, School of Health and Physical Education
Office Location: Alumni Hall 122
Phone Number: 630-844-6155
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
As a university professor I am committed to student learning. My objectives are (a) to be student centered, (b) to facilitate lifelong learning skills, (c) to foster critical thinking skills, and (d) to prepare my students to be competent professionals in the field. I work to create an inclusive environment in the classroom that encourages diversity, active learning, and application of concepts to increase relevancy of core concepts. Each student brings different knowledge and experience to the classroom and I am committed to adapting my teaching pedagogy to meet the needs of the learner.
Ed.D. Northern Illinois University
M.S. Illinois State University
B.S. & B.A. Aurora University
Areas of Specialization
Physiology of Exercise
Administration of Coaching and Fitness and Health Promotion
Advanced Program Design for Special Populations
Introduction to Fitness and Health Promotion
Highlights of Publications, Honors and Professional Contributions
Buckley, J. (2014). Peer Evaluation: Classroom Observations. Roundtable discussion presented at
The Chair as Strategic Partner Conference, The Council of Independent Colleges. Charlotte, NC.
Radtke, S. & Buckley, J. (2011). Learning How to Learn in the Classroom. AU Faculty Research and
Teaching Symposium. Aurora, IL.
Buckley, J. (2009). Healthy mind + healthy body = freshman success. Roundtable discussion presented at
The National Conference on Students in Transition, Salt Lake City, UT.
Buckley, J. (2009). How Self-Esteem Influences Learning and What Educators Can Do to Enhance it.
AU Faculty Research and Teaching Symposium. Aurora, IL.
Buckley, J. (2009). The value of physical education and wellness for the first-year student. The Journal of
College Orientation and Transition, 16(1), 45-52.
Member of Aurora University’s Athletic Hall of Fame
Member of Downers Grove South’s Athletic Hall of Fame
Highlights of Campus Involvement
Chair of Faculty Affairs Committee
Faculty Advisor to F-PEC Student Organization
Faculty Mentor to the Women’s Basketball Team