Erik Rabinowitz

Degrees

  • PhD, Philosophy in Education, Southern Illinois University
  • Masters of Science in Recreation, Southern Illinois University
  • Bachelors of Arts, Colorado State University

Courses

  • Administration of Leisure Services I
  • Administration of Leisure Services II
  • Evaluation in Recreation and Leisure Services
  • Inclusive Recreation

Teaching Specialties

  • Administration of Recreation and Leisure Services
  • Evaluation in Recreation and Leisure Services
  •  Inclusive Recreation
  • Introduction to Leisure Services
  • Leisure and the Lifespan
  • Resource Management
  • Therapeutic Recreation.

Professional Affiliations / Organizations

  • American Therapeutic Recreation Association
  • Association of Experiential Education
  • Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education
  • National Park and Recreation
  • North Carolina Recreation and Park Association
  • Resort and Commercial Recreation Association
  • Southeastern American Camp Association

Research Interests

  • Extreme Sports Participation, Human cognition, Individual with Disabilities, Recreation and Lifespan Development Recreation as an Intervention Technique, Thrill Seeking in Leisure Pursuits, Selected Publications

Selcted Publications 

  • Rabinowitz, E. & Frauman, E. (2009). A Preliminary Investigation of Sensation-Seeking and Risk-Based Recreation among College Students: Implications for Intramural and Outdoor Programs. Recreational Sports Journal, 33, 2.
  • West, S. & Rabinowitz, E. (2009). Inclusive marketing. Inclusive Recreation: Programs and Services for Diverse Populations. Human Kinetics. Champaign, IL.
  • McKethan, R.N., Rabinowitz, E., & Kernodle, M.W. (2009) Multiple Intelligences in Virtual and Traditional Skill Instructional Learning Environments. The Physical Educator.
  • Rabinowitz, E., McKethan, R.N., & Kernodle, M.W. (2009) The Effective Use of PowerPoint to Facilitate Active Learning. Chronicle of Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education, 19, 4.
  • McKethan, R.N., Rabinowitz, E., & Kernodle, M.W. (2009). Copyright, Plagiarism: Addressing an Academic Imperative. The Chronicle of Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education, 20, 6-9.
  • Kernodle, M. W., McKethan, R. N. & Rabinowitz, E. (2008) Observational learning of fly casting using traditional and virtual modeling with and without authority figure. Perceptual & Motor, 107, p535-546.
  • Rabinowitz, E. & Colston, N. (2007). Leisure pioneers up, up and away. Schole, 22, 85-89.
  • Rabinowitz, E. (2004). Recreational interventions for individuals with attention deficit disorders. American Journal of Recreation Therapy, 3 (3), 31-35.
  • Lloyd, L.F., Malkin, M.J. & Rabinowitz, E. (2004) Application of Problem-Based Learning Techniques to Therapeutic Recreation Education. Annual in Therapeutic Recreation,13 80-93.
  • Rabinowitz, E., & Malkin, M. J. (2003). Sensation-seeking in students with Attention Deficit Disorder: Implications for therapy interventions. Annual in Therapeutic Recreation, 11, 33-42.
  • Malkin, M. & Rabinowitz, E. (1998). Sensation seeking and high-risk recreation. Parks and Recreation, p. 34-45.

Journal Publications

  • Frauman, E. & Rabinowitz, E. (2010). A Preliminary Investigation of Environmental and Social Practices among Boulderers. Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and ' Leadership. 3(1).
  • James, J & Rabinowitz, E. (2010). Leisure or Recreation: A Definitional Mini Debate SCHOLE. 25, 69-74.
  • McKethan, R., Rabinowitz, E, & Kernodle, M W. (2010). Multiple intelligences in virtual and traditional skill instructional learning environments. The Physical Educator, 67(3). 156-165.
  • Kernodle, M. W., Rabinowitz. E., & McKethan, R. N. (2010). Peer Review: The Change from Formative to Summative Evaluation. Chronicle of Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education, 19-30.
  • Rabinowitz, E., Kernodel, M. W., & McKethan, R. N. (2010). The effective use of Powerpoint to facilitate active learning. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance. 12-14.
  • Rabinowitz, E., Frauman, E., McKethan, R. N., & Kernodle, M. W. (2010) Application of mindfulness in the classroom. Chronicle of Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education. 25-36.
  • Rabinowitz, E., Frauman, E. & Williams, W. (2010). Constraints to Rafting at an Artificial Whitewater Park, Journal of Tourism Insights, 1 (1), 12-20.
  • Rabinowitz, E. & Frauman, E. (2009). A Preliminary Investigation of Sensation-Seeking and Risk-Based Recreation among College Students: Implications for Intramural and Outdoor Programs. Recreational Sports Journal, 33, 2.
  • Kernodle, M.W., Rabinowitze, E., & McKethan, R.N. (2009). The change from coach/teacher centered to student/athletic centered learning. The Chronicle of Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education, 20, 6-9.
  • McKethan, R.N., Rabinowitz, E., & Kernodle, M.W. (2009) Multiple Intelligences in Virtual and Traditional Skill Instructional Learning Environments. The Physical Educator.
  • McKethan, R.N., Rabinowitz, E., & Kernodle, M.W. (2009). Copyright, Plagiarism: Addressing an Academic Imperative. Chronicle of Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education, 20, 6-9.
  • Kernodle, M. W., McKethan, R. N. & Rabinowitz, E. (2008) Observational Learning of Fly Casting using Traditional and Virtual Modeling with and without Authority Figure. Perceptual & Motor, 107, p535-546.
  • McKethan, R.N., Rabinowitz, E., & Kernodle, M.W. (2008). An open source software alternative. The Chronicle of Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education, 19, 17-19.
  • Rabinowitz, E. & Colston, N. (2007). Leisure Pioneers Up, Up and Away. Schole, 22, 85-89.

Prior to ASU

  • Rabinowitz, E. (2004). Recreational Interventions for Individuals with Attention Deficit Disorders. American Journal of Recreation Therapy, 3 (3), 31-35.
  • Lloyd, L.F., Malkin, M.J. & Rabinowitz, E. (2004) Application of Problem-Based Learning Techniques to Therapeutic Recreation Education. Annual in Therapeutic Recreation, 13 80-93.
  • Rabinowitz, E., & Malkin, M. J. (2003). Sensation-seeking in Students with Attention Deficit Disorder: Implications for Therapy Interventions, Annual in Therapeutic Recreation, 11, 33-42.
  • Malkin, M. & Rabinowitz, E. (1998). Sensation Seeking and High-risk Recreation Parks and Recreation, p. 34-45.

Book Chapters

  • Rabinowitz, E. & James, J. (2010). Leisure through a social science lens. Chapter 2 in Dimensions of leisure for life, Human Kinetics, Champaign IL.
  • Rabinowitz, E. & West, S. (2010). Leisure through the lifespan Chapter 15 in Dimensions of leisure for life, Human Kinetics, Champaign IL.
  • West, S. & Rabinowitz, E. (2009). Chapter 8: Inclusive Marketing. Marketing Inclusive Recreation Experiences. Human Kinetics. Champaign, IL.
Title: Associate Professor

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