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Derek Becker

Derek Becker

Associate Professor

College of Education and Allied Professions

Human Services

Contact Information

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  • Ph D, Oregon State University
  • MA, California State University-San Bernardino
  • BA, California State University-San Bernardino

Teaching Interests

Foundations of Child Study (BK 260)<br>Mathematics and Science (BK 316)<br>Child Development (BK 363)<br>Action Research I (BK 457)<br>Action Research II (BK 458)<br>Early Childhood Curriculum (BK 470)

Research Interests

My research explores connections among play, physical activity, physical fitness, and sport participation with executive function and early learning in prekindergarten children.

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