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 is a lecturer in kinesiology and physical education with the College of Education and Human Development at University of Maine. Prior to coming to UMaine, Lauren worked in the nonprofit sector for seven years helping increase outdoor sport opportunities and access for Maine children. She also taught physical education in a PreK-8 school. Lauren is a registered Maine Guide, certified paddling and cross-country ski instructor, and a registered yoga instructor. Her master’s thesis research investigated the way Maine elementary schools decide when students may go outside for recess and physical education classes.

Education
M.S. in Kinesiology and Physical Education, 2017, University of Maine
B.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
  • KPE 265: Outdoor and Adventure Activities
  • KPE 304: Instruction and Assessment with Technology in Physical Education and Exercise Prescription

Sample publications