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Christine R. Tipps, E.D., Professor

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Doctor of Education 
West Virgina University  - 1988

Phone: (920) 424- 0368

Office: Albee 110


Areas of Expertise:

  • Pedagogy (Physical Education Professional Preparation & Psychology of Learning)

  • Motor Learning & Development

  • Physical Education & Elementary Physical Education

Brief Bio:

I have twenty-three years teaching experience at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. My area of expertise is teaching teachers how to teach.  Prior to my employment at UWO, I taught three years as an elementary physical educator in the Logan County, WV public schools. I also spent approximately 15 years (summers) teaching tennis (youth/adult) and running tennis leagues in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, IL.  Currently, I am the Chairperson of the Human Kinetics and Health Education Department within the College of Education and Human Services at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. 

I am a Life Member of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPRED) and have served as the AAHPERD American Association for Leisure & Recreation President in 2004-05. I have also served as the AAHPERD American Association for Physical Activity & Recreation President-elect in 2005-06.   

Date of First Employment at UW Oshkosh: September 1988

Years of P-12 Experience: 3 years

Classes Typically Taught:

  • Elementary Physical Education Methods

  • Supervision of Physical Education Student Teachers

  • Physical Education Curriculum & Instruction

  • Organization & Administration of Physical Education & Sport programs

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