Barbara Fennema, Ed. D.
Barbara has always been an educator. Starting her career in elementary education, she found that she loved teaching but was particularly drawn to determining how to create a curriculum in which student learning flourished. Currently Dr. Fennema is an instructional design faculty member in the College of Health and Public Administration. Her research interests include learning theory and the learning process, instructional strategies for online education, adult learning, and the use of media in the learning process. She has a passion for providing a learning environment in which students successfully learn. Dr. Fennema received her Ed.D. in instructional technology and distance education from Nova Southeastern University. She obtained her M.Ed. from John Carroll University in Cleveland Ohio in Educational Technology.
Presenter for the Following Session
- Hitting the Mark – Create Questions that Generate Critical Thinking Discussions
How often have you been teaching a class and the discussions have fallen flat? Students are not engaged or the discussion ends quickly without much depth or critical thinking. All too often discussions are lifeless and drudgery for both the students and instructor.