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Kathy Takayama is the Director of the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, and Adjunct Associate Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry at Brown University.
David Green is Principal at Knowledge Culture, a consultancy offering research services and resources for cultural heritage professionals.
Scott Simkins is Director of the Academy for Teaching and Learning and Associate Professor of Economics at North Carolina A&T State University.
Academic program developer, coach and project manager with significant expertise in course design, curriculum planning, online teaching, training, coaching & mentoring and major event logistics & execution.
In depth knowledge of media education and of integrating the Internet and new media into teaching & learning. Researching, developing, administering and evaluating large and small scale adult education courses, conferences, seminars and study tours. Design and teach workshops for teachers on web and data mining, document publishing, grant writing and the use of social media tools.
My experience in course programming and media education spans nearly 10 years. Most recently I was a Program Development Specialist for Teachers College, Columbia University until our organization was closed as a result of restructuring. At Teachers College I liaised with faculty and administration to research, develop, administer and evaluate hundreds of large and small scale adult education courses, conferences and study tours.
I am best known for my soup to nuts approach to academic project management, and I add a unique blend of coaching and mentoring support to thought leaders in their field who want to communicate for ultimate impact with their students in the new millennium.
Alice Macpherson holds an PhD in Education combining Education and Leadership through an organizational development lens. She has worked with many facets of post-secondary and adult education in curriculum development and the development and delivery of professional development educational opportunities. Alice is the Professional Development and Prior Learning Assessment Coordinator at Kwantlen, where she works with employees at all levels to increase their strengths and harness their creativity to work with students and improve learning. Alice has worked with many facets of post-secondary and adult education in curriculum development, instructional design, and the development and delivery of professional development educational opportunities. She is a senior trainer in the International Instructional Skills Workshop Network (http://www.iswnetwork.ca/
) and works with other trainers and facilitators from around the world to support the development of evidence based good teaching practices to promote positive learning environments.
Terry Hebert is an associate director of spiritual formation and leadership and internship coordinator at Dallas Theological Seminary.
Robert Harbison is the Owensboro Campus Librarian for Western Kentucky University Libraries. In addition to Reference and Instruction he is also the Library liaison to the Russian/Eastern European and Middle Eastern/African Studies Departments which involves supporting the research and teaching needs of the faculty, students, and staff in these departments. This includes purchasing materials, providing research assistance, and instructing students in research methods.
David Bogen received his B.A. in philosophy from Macalester College and his M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology from Boston University. He is currently the Vice President Academic + Provost at Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, Canada. He is the author of Order Without Rules: Critical Theory and the Logic of Conversation(SUNY Press: 1999) and, with Michael Lynch, The Spectacle of History: Speech, Text, and Memory at the Iran-Contra Hearings (Duke University Press, 1996) as well as numerous articles, book chapters, and reviews that explore the intersection of language, technology, and everyday orders of social practice. His most recent work focuses on social, organizational, and perceptual issues in the design of computer mediated interactive environments.
John Ottenhoff is Vice President of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest, a consortium of 14 independent liberal arts colleges located in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Colorado.
Richard Kenneth Alistair White
Fellow of the Institute for Learning
, National Convenor for the Society for Research in Higher Education HE-FE Network
, Editorial Board Member for AACE Journal
, Editorial Board Member for the Open Education Journal
, Member of the SRHE Research Committee
, Member of the UCET Research Committee
, Member of BERA
, LSRN (National) and LSRN LSE.
Dr Jill Jameson is the Director of Research and Enterprise at the School of Education and Training, University of Greenwich.
Catherine O'Mahony completed a BSc in Biochemistry in University College Cork and an MSc in Science Communication in Dublin City University and Queen's University, Armagh. She then worked as a freelance science journalist prior to working with WWF's European Policy Office, Brussels, as their Communications Coordinator. She returned to Ireland to pursue a Doctorate of Science in UCC investigating innovative ways to broaden public input into science policy decision-making and she has recently submitted her doctoral thesis.
Catherine began work with the National Academy in 2009 and helps coordinate NAIRTL's events, press and communications, as well as researching and coordinating details relating to the Supervisor Support working group.
Dr. Susan McGowan
Dr. McGowan is a professor of Education at Longwood University where she trains teachers to implement technology in a pedagogically conscientious manner.
Sharon A. Weiner is a Professor of Library Science and holds the position of W. Wayne Booker Chair in Information Literacy at Purdue University. She is Vice-President of the National Forum on Information Literacy
American Educational Research Association
, Northeastern Educational Research Association
, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
, Massachusetts Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
, Phi Delta Kappa International Association
, Global Development Network Researcher
, Massachusetts Foreign Language Association
, American Association of Teachers of French
, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
, American Association of Teachers of Arabic
, National Council of State Supervisors For Languages
, National Association of District Supervisors of Foreign Languages
, Less Commonly Taught Languages Association
Faculty of Critical Languages
Christopher Watts is Director of the Newell Center for Arts Technology and Assistant Professor of Music at St. Lawrence University.