Pam Kocher Brown, Ed.D.
AP Professor

Pam

Office: 237D HHP Building, Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
Phone: 334-3271
Email address: plkocher@uncg.edu
Doctor of Education in Kinesiology Online

Research Interests

Pedagogical Kinesiology,

Brief Bio

Dr. Pam Kocher Brown is an AP professor in the Kinesiology (KIN) department at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), and serves as the program director of the EdD in Kinesiology online program. Dr. Brown joined the faculty in 2003 and has taught a variety of courses in the department including pedagogy, sociohistorical perspectives, fitness for life, swimming and tennis.  She served as the program coordinator for the Physical Education and Health Teacher Education (PEHTE) program from 2006-2014.  Dr. Brown was the Division of Continual Learning Faculty Fellow from January 2013 – August 2014; during her appointment she developed the EdD in KIN online program, as well as guiding KIN online course development.    Dr. Brown is active on campus and serves as the departmental representative on the School of Health and Human Sciences Curriculum Committee. She is also a member of the University General Education Council, and serves as the curriculum subcommittee chairperson.  She is a member of the Council of Program Coordinators in the School of Education.  And she is also the advisor for the Physical Education Association student organization.   Her background is diverse and includes experience in online instruction, aquatics, pedagogy, exercise physiology, cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, administration and collegiate coaching (soccer and tennis). She has degrees from SUNY Cortland (BSEd, PE with a biology minor), UNC Chapel Hill (MA--Exercise and Sports Science, Exercise physiology--cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation) and UNC Greensboro (EdD in KIN, Online learning).   She is an advocate for creating a learning environment where students are actively engaged in the learning process. Her goal is for students to not only gain knowledge about the area of Kinesiology but to be able to apply it now, as well as in the future.