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Welch, Mindy

Associate Professor - Physical Education
College of Education


Hinkle Fieldhouse - 1227

Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise


Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)

Program Coordinator: Physical and Health Education

PE 127 Introduction to Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

PE 204 Skills Series Badminton/Tennis

PE 237 Educational Games and Dance

PE 261 Theory and Practice of Coaching

PE 330 Introduction to Methods in Physical Education

PE 321 Measurement in Physical Education

PE 331 Physical Education Methods for Early and Middle Childhood

PE 335 Physical Education Methods for Middle/Secondary

ED 423, 425 Student Teaching Supervision

ED 534 Topical Readings

PE 407 Special Problems

PWB 121 Beginning Tennis

PWB 122 Advanced Tennis

ED 700 Project Thesis





Butler University, 1979 BS Physical Education and Health

Indiana University, 1986 MS Physical Education

University of South Carolina, 2008 PhD Physical Education Pedagogy, Cognate: Educational Foundations

Recent Scholarly Activity, Presentations, and Publications  

Welch, M., Farley, L., Reagan, B., Strawbridge, M. (2012). FitnessGram: Building a culture of undergraduate fitness and physical activity, IAHPERD Regional Workshop, November 2, 2012, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Welch, M., Farley, L. (2012). The do-over model: A developmental approach to a physical education methods practicum, IAHPERD Regional Workshop, November 2, 2012, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Farley, L., Welch, M. (2012). Purposeful instant activities for early/middle childhood physical education, IAHPERD Regional Workshop, October 13, 2012, Decatur Central High School, Indianapolis, IN

Daniels, J., Welch, M. (2012). Student leadership: Promoting a physically active lifestyle on your college campus, IAHPERD Regional Workshop, November 2, 2012, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Welch, M. (2012). Making learning visible: Using a visual storytelling approach to assess student learning, Fall Faculty Workshop 2012, Butler University August 15, 2012

Welch, M. (2011). Flow theory: Discovering optimal experiences in physical education, IAHPERD State Conference, November 2011 Indianapolis, IN

Welch, M., Farley, L. (2011). Video analysis: A valuable teaching and learning tool, IAHPERD State Conference, November 2011 Indianapolis, IN

Welch, M., Farley, L. (2011). Council for future professionals: Future professionals' perspectives on NASPE hot topics, IAHPERD State Conference, November 2011Indianapolis, IN