Lauren Jacobs

Lauren JacobsLecturer in Kinesiology and Physical Education
lauren.jacobs@maine.edu
207.581.4930

106 Lengyel Hall
University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469

Bio: Lauren Jacobs worked in the field of outdoor sport education for seven years prior to joining the Kinesiology and Physical Education faculty at the University of Maine. Her thesis research investigated the way Maine elementary schools decide when students may go outside for recess and physical education classes. Prior to coming to UMaine, Lauren worked in the non-profit sector helping increase outdoor sport opportunities and access for Maine children. She also taught physical education in a PK-8 school. Lauren is a registered Maine Guide and a registered yoga instructor.

Education
M.S. in Kinesiology and Physical Education, 2017, University of Maine
M.A. in English, 2007, Bates College

Courses taught at UMaine

  • KPE 203: Instruction and Assessment with Technology in Physical Education and Exercise Prescription
  • KPE 262: Methodology of Teaching Physical Activity
  • KPE 264: Team Sports and Invasion Games