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Northwest Missouri State University


Dr. Alice Foose

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Email

Office

207 Martindale Hall

Phone

660.562.1300
660.562.1483 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2006

Assistant Professor


Education

  • Ph.D. Leisure Behavior; Indiana University, 2004
    • Dissertation: Relationships between social network and leisure activity patterns of older adults
  • M.S. Park and Recreation Administration (Outdoor Therapeutic Recreation); Indiana University, 1993
  • B.A. Psychology; University of Kentucky, 1989

Courses Taught

  • 45-211 Leisure & Society     
  • 45-340 Recreational Programs
  • 45-425 Creative & Expressive Programs
  • 45-443 Techniques of Recreational Leadership
  • 45-445/ 645 Natural Resource History & Interpretation
  • 45-321/45-510 Exploring Recreation Resources
  • 45-525 Commercial Recreation
  • 45-650 Finance and Marketing
  • 22-665 Qualitative and Quantitative Data Analysis (traditional, blended, & on-line)

Academic Interests

  • Lifespan development
  • Contexts of learning environments
  • Social context of recreation activities, volunteerism, and collaborative partnerships 

Scholarly Activity

Past Year

  • (March, 2011). Foose, A., & Myllykangas, S. (8 March, 2011). Doing more with less. 2011 Missouri Park and Recreation Association Annual Meeting in St. Louis MO.
  • (March, 2011). Myllykangas, S., & Foose, A. (9 March, 2011). Huh? Providing better customer service. 2011 Missouri Park and Recreation Association Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO.

Student Group Advisement

  • HPERD Club
  • NETwork
  • Living Learning Floors –faculty representative

Other Professional Experiences

  • Missouri Parks & Recreation Association (MPRA)
  • Missouri Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance (MOAHPERD)
  • National Recreation & Park Association (NRPA)