Dr. Gwin retired in Spring 2012 from the Department of Kinesiology but currently holds Professor Emeritus status and provides adjunct teaching services.
Her professional practice is centered on Teacher Education for K-12 Physical Education and K-12 Health Education. Main focus is on young child and elementary curriculum and instructional practices, including development of basic movement, rhythm skills and health literacy; and development of quality school curriculum and instruction knowledge, attitudes and skills.
EdD, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa
Curriculum and Instruction
MS, Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois
Health Sciences, School Health
BA, Marycrest College, Davenport, Iowa
Physical Education Teaching
Wellness Concepts, Nutrition Concepts, Foundations and History of Physical Education, Elementary Physical Education Methods, Games and Rhythms, Administration of Physical Education, Senior Seminar in Physical Education, Irish Social Dancing and all courses leading to minor in school or community health education.