The University of Alabama, Ph.D., Sport Pedagogy
State University of New York at Cortland, M.S.Ed., Physical Education - Coaching Pedagogy
State University of New York at Cortland, B.S.Ed., Physical Education Teacher Education
PE 440 - Middle School Physical Education Methods
PE 440P - Middle School Physical Education Practicum
PE 441 - High School Physical Education Methods
PE 441P - High School Physical Education Practicum
PE442P - Practicum in Physical Education
KIN 422 - Professional Issues in Health and Exercise Settings
Dr. Washburn is beginning his second year as an Assistant Professor of Secondary Physical Education and Health in the Health and Human Development Department. He has a passion for facilitating future teachers' professional development from both scientific and dispositional perspectives. He lives with his wife and daughter in Ferndale. When not working, Dr. Washburn enjoys spending time with his family and being active outside.
Faculty Research Interests
Pedagogical methods, motivational processes in physical education
Washburn, N. S., Sinelnikov, O., A., & Richards, K. A. R. (In Press). Enhancing student learning in sport education through the manipulation of need-supportive instruction. Physical Educator.
Washburn, N. S., Wahl-Alexander, Z. (2017). Summer camps as a vehicle for instilling physical literacy. Camp Business, July/August, 20-23.
Richards, K. A. R., Washburn, N. S., Carson, R. L., & Hemphill, M. A. (2017). A 30-year scoping review of the physical education teacher satisfaction literature. Quest, 69(4), 494-514.
Washburn, N. S., Richards, K. A. R., & Sinelnikov, O. A. (2016). Advocating for more student-centered physical education: The case for need-supportive instruction. Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 29(6), 37-39.
Washburn, N. S., Sinelnikov, O., A. (2015). Physical education websites: Are we painting a positive self-portrait? Physical Educator, 73(2), 193-212.