Dorothy   Lambdin

Dorothy Lambdin

Clinical Professor


Physical Education Teacher Education

Email
lambdin@austin.utexas.edu

Office & Hours

Office: BEL 610B
Tuesday: 1:15-4
And by appointment

Phone
512-471-1540

Fax
(512) 232.5334

Courses of Instruction
KIN 314 Children's Movement
KIN 127L Field Work Applied Movement Science Majors
EDC 345 Curriculum Issues in Physical Education
EDC 370E Teaching Elementary Physical Education
EDC 390T Analysis of Teaching in Physical Education
EDC 385G Current Issues in Physical Education
EDC 185G Physical Education Teacher Education Forum

Mailing Address
The University of Texas at Austin
Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
2109 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78712-1415
UT Mail Code: D3700

Full Vita
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Profile

Dolly Lambdin EdD is a clinical professor in the Department of Kinesiology & Health Education where she has taught since 1975. She has 16 years experience teaching grades K-8 in public and private schools in New York, Maryland and Texas. For many years she taught mornings in the elementary school and afternoons at the university. She has supervised over 100 student teachers and learned from scores of fabulous "cooperating teachers". She teaches teaching methods and curriculum methods at the undergraduate level and Analysis of Teaching at the graduate level. Dr. Lambdin is the recipient of the Texas Exes Elizabeth Shatto Massey Award for Excellence in Teacher Education and the NASPE Physical Education Teacher Education Honor Award. As president of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education Dr. Lambdin worked to put NASPE standards in the hands of teachers, administrators, and the general public so individuals would recognize quality physical education. She is a co-author of the award winning texbook series Fitness for Life published by Human Kinetics. She is a founding member of the Board of Directors for the Active Life Movement and serves on advisory boards for Fitnessgram, PECentral, The University of Texas Elementary School, CASPER, HealthStart, and Trinity Child Development Center.  Currently she is serving as the president-elect of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. 

 

 

 

Education

Ed.D. University of Massachusetts 1992

Representative Publications

Lambdin, D., Corbin, C., LeMasurier, G., Greiner, M., (2010) Fitness for Life: Elementary School (Classroom Guides K-6). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics ***Texty Award for Textbook Excellence

Corbin, C., LeMassurier, G., Lambdin, D. (2007) Fitness for Life: Middle School. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics *** Texty Award for Textbook Excellence

Locke, L.F. & Lambdin, D.L. (2003) Putting Research to Work in Elementary Physical Education: Conversations in the Gym. Human Kinetics, Champaign, IL

Graber, K., Locke, L., Lambdin, D. & Solomon, M., The Landscape of Elemetnary School Physical Education. The Elementary School Journal 108(3) Jan. 2008 p151-159

Lambdin, D. "COPE: Computer Organized Physical Education" Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance 68(1). January 1997.

Recent Awards

  • Margie Hansen Elementary Physical Education Distinguished Service Award (2012) National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)
  • Elizabeth Shatto Massey Award for Excellence in Teacher Education (2009) Texas Ex Student Association
  • Phyiscal Education Teacher Education Honor Award (2009) National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)
  • Texas College and University Teacher of the Year (2002-03) Texas Association for Sport and Physical Education (TAHPERD)
  • Outstanding Leadership Award (1997) National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) Council on School Leadership

Current Research Projects and Grants

College of Education Vision Award Systematic Teaching Analysis, Recording and Tracking PETE-START

National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) Guidance Document Instructional Framework for Fitness Education in Physical Education

Physical Activity Technology Lab College of Education Vision Plan

Research Interests and Expertise

Elementary physical education

Technology in physical education

Appropriate practices in physical education

Fitness Education

Response to intervention in physical education

Boards, Committees and Associations

  • Fitnessgram Scientific Advisory Committee
  • Active Life Board of Directors
  • The University of Texas Elementary School Management Board
  • HealthStart Advisory Board
  • PECentral Advisory Board
  • National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) Appropriate Practices Writing Team
  • National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) Beginning Teacher Standards Writing Team
  • Texas Education Agency Beginning Teacher Standards for Physical Education
  • Texas Education Agency Clarification Team for Essential Elements in Health and Physical Education Committee - produced TEKS for Physical Education
  • Texas Education Agency Coordinated School Health Selection Committee