Cassandra Iannucci


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Room: P1-021


Applied Studies Coordinator

Teaching and Research Interests:

Cassandra is temporarily one of the  Applied Studies Coordinators in the PESS department (covering Maternity Leave).

In addition, Cassandra is enrolled on the Education and Professional Studies Structured Ph.D. programme. Her main research and teaching interests revolve around physical education teacher education, teaching, learning, and assessment within physical education.

Funding: Recipient of the PESS Postgraduate Research Scholarship.

Supervisors: Dr. Ann MacPhail and Dr. Jaimie McMullen

Personal Profile:

Cassandra joined the Physical Education and Sport Sciences Department in August of 2014. Prior to joining the department, Cassandra was a primary and post-primary teacher in Canada

Selected Publications:

Commissioned Reports

  • Francis, N., Mandigo, J. Beamish, N., Iannucci, C., Muir, A., Murray, J., & Pinch, K. (2011). Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Report, submitted to the Ontario Physical and Health Education Association and Ontario Ministry of Education.
  • Francis, N., Iannucci, C. & Murray, J. (2010, January). A meta-analysis of active living social marketing programs in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and the US. ParticipACTION, Toronto, ON.
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  • Francis, N., Sheehan, D., Robinson, D., Johnson, A. (2011). Fundamental Movement Skills; An educators’ guide to teaching fundamental movement skills, Ottawa: Physical and Health Education Canada.
Conference Presentations
  • Iannucci, C. & MacPhail, A. (2015, July). The lives and careers of physical education teachers: Twelve years on from graduation, AEISEP Conference, Madrid, Spain.
  • Iannucci, C. (2010, November). Producer and Emcee of The dance spectacular: Dance in elementary and secondary schools, Physical and Health Education Canada National Conference, Toronto, Ontario.
Guest Lectures
  • Iannucci, C. (2013, February). Teaching First Nation, Metis & Inuit Students: Effective strategies. York University, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Iannucci, C. (2013, April). Teaching Physical Education: Model based instruction. Faculty of Education, Nunavut Arctic College, Hall Beach, Nunavut.
  • Iannucci, C. (2010, October). Physical Activity Across a Lifespan: Program development lab. Brock University, Physical Education and Kinesiology, St. Catharines, Ontario.
Workshop Presentations
  • Iannucci, C. (2014, February). Teaching Games for Understanding: A student centered approach to physical education. Faculty of Education, Nunavut Arctic College, Hall Beach, Nunavut.
  • Iannucci, C. (2013, October). Differentiating and Understanding Student Needs: Classroom instruction. Arnaqjuaq School, Hall Beach, Nunavut.
  • Iannucci, C. (2010, May). Low organizational & Cooperative games. Universidad Pedagogica, San Salvador, El Salvador.
  • Iannucci, C. (2010, April). Train the Trainer: Leading activities. Unity Games, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario.