Lindley, Betsy Rebecca
Title:
Associate Professor - Excercise Science/Outdoor Rec
Office:
PE 147
Phone:
801 863 6094
Mail Code:
171
Last Updated: 7/30/14 -

 

Betsy Rebecca Lindley

Curriculum Vitae

                                                                                                                                   

Education

 

            University of Minnesota,Minneapolis, Minnesota                                                 June 2005

            Ph.D. in Education

            Emphasis in Recreation, Park and Leisure Studies

            Dissertation Topic:  The Influence of a Wilderness Experience Program on

                                             Students’ Attitudes Toward Wilderness

            Advisor:  Leo McAvoy Ph.D.

           

            Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas                                                     May 1998

            Master’s of Education in Physical Education                        

            Emphasis in Outdoor Education

            Advisor:  Camille Bunting, Ph.D.

           

            Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia                                                                      April 1996

            Bachelor of Science

            Double Major in Chemistry and Health and Physical Education    

           
  

University Teaching Positions

 

            Assistant Professor               Utah Valley University                                              2006-present

                                                            Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation

 

            Assistant Professor               Springfield College                                                    2005-2006

                                                  Sport Management and Recreation

 

            Instructor                              University of Minnesota                                            2002-2004                  

                                                            Kinesiology

 

            Lecturer                                 Texas A&M University                                              1999-2002                              

                                                            Health and Kinesiology         

    

Academic Experience

 

            Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise Science and Outdoor Recreation

            Recreation Coordinator

            Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah, August 2006-Present

·    Teach classroom and field-based Outdoor Recreation Management classes      

·     Instruct Outdoor Recreation Management class field experiences

·     Manage field trip budget and logistics

·     Advise undergraduate students

·     Hire adjuncts to teach Recreation activity classes

·     Recreation Department Academic Scheduling

·     Supervise Student internships and practicum experiences

 

            Assistant Professor, Department of Sport Management and Recreation

            Springfield College, Springfield, Massachusetts, August 2005-May 2006

·    Teach classroom and field-based Outdoor Leadership and Recreation classes

·     Instruct Outdoor Leadership class field experiences

·     Manage field trip budget and logistics

·     Advise undergraduate and graduate students

·    Supervise graduate student Thesis and non-Thesis projects

 

            Instructor, Graduate Assistant, Department of Kinesiology

            University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 2002-December 2004

·    Teach classroom and field-based Outdoor Recreation and Physical Education classes 

·     Instruct Outdoor Recreation class field experiences

·     Managed field trip budget and logistics

 

            Lecturer, Department of Health and Kinesiology

            Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, August 1999-May 2002

·     Taught classroom and field based Outdoor Education classes

·     Purchased, inventoried, and maintained Outdoor Education equipment

·     Advised and mentored Outdoor Education Students

·     Maintained permits with appropriate government agencies

·    Managed field trip budget and logistics

           

            Outdoor Recreation Leadership Intern

            Colorado Mountain College, Leadville, Colorado, August 1998-May 1999

·     Assistant Instructor ORL field classes

·     Responsible for implementing curriculum, group management, risk management and                                  teaching technical skills

·     Equipment management, purchasing and inventory

·    Logistics including scheduling of vans, food rationing and permits

 

Refereed Articles

 

Bobilya, A.J., Holman, T.K., Lindley, B.R. & McAvoy, L.H. (2010).   Developing Trends and Issues in U.S. Outdoor and        Adventure-Based Programming. Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education and Leadership. (In Press)

 

Daniel, B., Bobilya, A.J., Kalisch, K.R.  & Lindley, B.R. (2010).  Learning from the Outward Bound Solo:  Intended Transfer of Learning.  Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education and Leadership. 2(1) pp.  37-58.

 

Lindley, B.R. (2006). The Influence of a Wilderness Experience Program on Students’ Attitudes Toward

 Wilderness.  Research in Outdoor Education 8 pp. 128-142   

 

Academic and Professional Presentations

 

Lindley, B.R., Butler, C. A. & Flinders, S.  (2009).  Partnerships between Colleges and Environmental Education

 Programs Can Provide Great Learning Opportunities.  Session presented at the Utah Society for Environmental Education Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.

 

Williams, S.D. &  Lindley, B.R. (2009).  Experiential Learning in the Classroom.  Best Practices Seminar presented by

            Utah Valley University Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence, Orem, Utah.

 

Anderson, J. L. & Lindley, B. R. (2009).  Place Attachment: College Students' Views of Their Special Places

 Through Pictures. Session presented at Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research, Salt Lake City, Utah. 

 

Anderson, J. L. & Lindley, B. R. (2009).   Place Attachment: College Students' Views of Their Special Places

Through Pictures.  Session presented at National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Lacrosse, Wisconsin. 

 

Anderson, J. L. & Lindley, B. R. (2009).  Lessons from the Cranes:  Learning Styles in Experiential Education.  Session

presented at Rock Mountain Regional Conference of the Association of Experiential Education, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

 

Lindley, B. R. (2008).  Connecting Student Learning from the experiential programs to “Real Life.”  Session presented

at Association of Experiential Education International Conference,  Vancouver, Washington.

 

Holman, T.R., Bobilya, A. J. & Lindley, B.R. (2008) Trends and Issue in Outdoor Education Programs.  Session presented

 at Association of Experiential Education International Conference,  Vancouver, Washington.

 

Tino, G. J. & Lindley, B. R.  (2008).  Site Assessment for Outdoor Recreation Activities: Climbing and Paddling.  Session

 presented at Wilderness Risk Managers Conference, Jackson, Wyoming.

 

Lindley, B. R. & Tino, G. J. (2008).  Site Assessment of Outdoor Recreation Activities.  Session presented at Association of

            Experiential Education Rocky  Mountain Regional Conference,  Gunnison, Colorado.

 

Perkes, J. H. & Lindley, B. R. (2008).  Connecting Student Learning from the experiential programs to “Real Life.” Session

 presented at Association of Experiential Education Rocky Mountain Regional Conference, Gunnison, Colorado.

 

Lindley, B.R. & Goodnow, J. M. (2007).  Reflection: Ideas and Activities to Promote Student Learning. Session presented at the Association of Experiential Education International Conference, Little Rock, Arkansas.

 

Holman, T.; Hemmer, G.; Kafsky, J.; Bobilya, A. J; McAvoy, L.; Lindley, B.; Thompson, T.; Jacobs, J.; Padgett, M. (November, 2007). Trends and Issues in Outdoor Education Programs. Session presented at the Association for Outdoor Recreation and Education National Conference, Asheville , NC.

 

Reynolds, K. & Lindley, B.R. (2007).   Leave No Trace Wilderness Ethics. Lunchtime Ethics and Integrity Discussion.  Utah Valley State College. 

 

Goodnow, J. M. & Lindley, B. R.(2007). Reflection: Ideas and Activities to Promote Student Learning.  Session presented at the Wilderness Education Association National Conference, Estes Park, Colorado.    

 

Lindley, B. R. (2006). Recreational Games and Activities to Promote Cooperation. Session presented at the UAAHPERD State Conference, Orem, Utah.

 

Lindley, B. R. (2006).  The Influence of a Wilderness Experience Program on Students’

Attitudes Toward Wilderness.  Coalition for Education in the Outdoors Research Symposium, Bradford Woods, Indiana. (Poster Presentation) 

 

Lindley, B. R. (2004). Wilderness education:  Influencing students’ attitudes and ethics.  Session

            presented at the Association for Experiential Education International Conference, Norfolk, Virginia.

 

Lindley, B. R., McCole, D. T., & Bobilya, A. J., (2004). Intentional program design:  creating the best

program for your group. Session presented at the Association for Experiential Education International Conference, Norfolk, Virginia.

 

Lindley, B. R., McCole, D. T., & Bobilya, A. J., (2004, March). Intentional program design:  Creating

the best program for your group.  Session presented at the Association for Experiential Education Heartland Region Annual Conference, Brookston, Indiana.

 

Franks, T. B. & Lindley, B. R. (2001). The art and science of canoeing.  Session presented at Texas Experiential

            Ropes Association Annual Conference, Burton, Texas. 

 

Conference Proceedings

 

Bobilya, A.J., Daniel, B. Kalisch, K.R. & Lindley, B.R. (2008-2009) Lessons from the Outward Bound Solo:  Intended Transfer of Learning.  Proceedings of the National Conference on Outdoor Leadership. 

Bobilya, A.J., Daniel, B. Kalisch, K.R. & Lindley, B.R. (2008-2009) Benefits and Strategies for Facilitating Solitary Reflection in W.E.A Courses.  Proceedings of the National Conference on Outdoor Leadership. 

 

Grants and Awards

 

Institute for Professional Engagement Grant (with Scott Williams), Utah Valley University, $580 (2009) Capitol Reef Excursion

 

Center for Engaged Learning Grant, Utah Valley University, $5000 (2008-2009). Partners in Environmental Education:  UVU and the US Forest Service

 

Presidential Scholar Award, Utah Valley University, $2000 (2008-2009). Place Attachment: College Students' Views of Their Special Places Through Pictures. 

 

Faculty Development Travel Funds $600.00 (November 2008) Association of Experiential Education International Conference, Vancouver, Washington

 

Faculty Development Travel Funds $577.00 (November 2007) Association of Experiential Education International Conference, Little Rock, Arkansas

 

Faculty Development Travel Funds $400.00 (February 2007) Wilderness Education Association National Conference, Estes Park, Colorado.

 

UVSC Service Learning Fellow (Spring 2007)

 

           

Professional Affiliations

         

          Association for Experiential Education

                        Member since 1996

                        International Conference Attendee (1997, 2002, 2004-2008)

 

National Recreation and Park Association

                        National Congress Attendee (2003, 2004)

 

            National Outdoor Leadership School Instructor Association

                        Member since 2002

 

            Wilderness Education Association

                        Member since 2004

 

 

Certifications

 

            Wilderness First Responder (Wilderness Medicine Institute), expires May 2015

           

            BLS for Healthcare Providers (AHA), expires May 2015

            Swiftwater Rescue Technician (Rescue 3)

            Leave No Trace Master Educator (NOLS)

            American Canoe Association, Whitewater Kayak Instructor, expires Dec 2014

            Wilderness Education Association, Certified Outdoor Leader, NSP Certifying Instructor

            Utah River Guide Class 1, State of Utah

            Project Wild Facilitator, Utah Department of Wildlife Resources

            Project Learning Tree Facilitator, Utah Society of Environmental Education