Michele Barr, EdD

Michele Barr, EdD

Fulltime Lecturer/Performance Course Coordinator

Location: KHS 131
Telephone: (657) 278-5919
Email:   mbarr@fullerton.edu


Advising Areas:
Clinical Exercise Science

Courses Taught:
KNES 191A: Integrated Human Anatomy & Physiology
KNES 210: Introduction to Human Anatomy & Physiology
KNES 349: Measurement & Statistics in Kinesiology
KNES 360: Movement Anatomy
KNES 361: Principles of Human Movement
KNES 371: Human Motor Control and Learning

Dr. Barr joined the faculty in the Department of Kinesiology in 1995 as a part time lecturer and then as a Fulltime Lecturer in 2001. She received her doctorate degree in education from Argosy University. She received her bachelors and masters degrees in Kinesiology from California State University, Fullerton. She received the College of Health and Human Development’s 2013 award for outstanding teaching. Michele also serves as Vice President of Fullerton’s California Faculty Association and is on the Executive Board of the Lecturers Council. In her spare time she engages in outdoor activities including surfing, motorcycle riding, golfing and camping. She is also an accomplished musician, singer and songwriter.

Interest Area:  
The cognitive engagement of college students in lecture classes; biomechanical analysis of sport and the use of it as feedback to facilitate the acquisition and optimization of complex motor skills.

Current projects:
The role of student response systems and response opportunities in improving cognitive engagement; kinetic information feedback in the acquisition and optimization of golf putting.