Eastern Michigan University

Julie A. Jahn

Undergraduate Program Coordinator; Assistant Professor

319E Porter
734.487.2816
jjahn@emich.edu

Education

Doctoral Candidate, Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction in Physical Education - Arizona State University
M.A., Physical Education Applied Technology - Northern Iowa University
B.S., Exercise & Sport Science: Physical Education Teaching - University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Professional Summary

Professor Jahn joined the HPHP faculty in 2010. She is currently completing her dissertation on how school and district administrators perceive Physical Education and physical activity policies. Her other research interests continue in all levels of policy as they relate to youth physical activity and school Physical Education. Professor Jahn also has been involved with projects which aim to increase promotion of physical activity programming outside of the school day. Professor Jahn is actively in involved in local, state, and national Physical Education advocacy efforts to promote quality, daily Physical Education and in-school physical activity experiences.

Professor Jahn is the Physical Education Student Teaching Coordinator and also serves as the faculty advisor for the Physical Education Organization (student organization). Professor Jahn serves locally as a volunteer and coach for Girls on the Run of Southeast Michigan and is a guest yoga instructor for local schools and community programs.

Courses Taught

  • PHED 100: History & Foundations of Physical Education
  • PHED 102: Introduction to Physical Education
  • PHED 217: Methods of Teaching Team Sports
  • PHED 370: Applied Technologies in Physical Education
  • PHED 415: Curriculum & Instruction in Physical Education
  • PHED 495: Student Teaching Seminar
  • PEGN 180: Yoga

Selected Presentations and/or Publications

Publications:

  • McMullen, J.M., van der Mars, H., & Jahn, J., (2013). Promoting student ownership in a non-traditional physical education teacher education internship course. Physical Education & Sport Pedagogy. DOI:10.1080/17408989.2012.761684

Presentations:

  • Jahn, J., Scott, A., Moreno, A. (2013, April). PE/PA advocacy close to home: Strategies for getting started. Presentation abstract accepted & promoted to workshop format for the national convention for the American Alliance for Heath, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD). Charlotte, NC.
  • McMullen, J.M., & Jahn, J. (2013, April). Using social media to promote your program. Presentation abstract accepted for the national convention for the American Alliance for Heath, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD). Charlotte, NC.
  • Jahn, J., Moreno, A., Scott, A., & Jackson, R. (2012, November). Physical education advocacy town hall. Presentation proposal accepted for the annual conference for the Michigan Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance. Traverse City, MI.
  • Jahn, J. (2012, November). Re-defining fitness education in secondary physical education. Presentation proposal accepted for the annual conference for the Michigan Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance. Traverse City, MI.
  • Jahn, J. (2012, November). Twitter 101: Tweeting to tap into a world of physically active professional development. Presentation proposal accepted for the annual conference for the Michigan Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance. Traverse City, MI.
  • McMullen, J.M., van der Mars, H., & Jahn, J. (2012, October). Increasing out-of-class physical activity: building university-school partnerships. Presentation at the Physical Education Teacher Education national conference. Las Vegas, NV.
  • Jahn, J. (2012, May). Physical education and physical activity in schools: perspectives of school and district policy makers. Presentation at the annual conference of Physical &Health Education Canada. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • Jahn, J. (2012, May). Physical literacy after high school: Preparing adolescents to be savvy consumers of the fitness & wellness industry. Presentation at the annual conference of Physical &Health Education Canada. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Additional Information

Twitter: @professor_julie

The Physical Education Program is part of the School of Health Promotion & Human Performance, 318 Porter Building, 734.487.0090