Faculty: 2017 Institute on General Education and Assessment

Each team will have extensive opportunities to work as a group, with other teams, and with the experienced faculty consultants available throughout the Institute. Workshops, team time, and consultations help to create a supportive, stimulating environment that allows teams to make substantial progress in their general education reform efforts.
Institute Faculty Consultants

Sybril BrownSybril BrownProfessor of Journalism, Belmont University, digital citizenship; mass media and society; entrepreneurial media; innovation; digital media

Helen L. ChenHelen ChenDirector of ePortfolio Initiatives, Office of the Registrar; Research Scientist, Designing Education Lab, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University e-portfolios and "folio thinking"; Web 2.0 application and strategies, classroom design

Peter DoolittlePeter DoolittleAssistant Provost for Teaching and Learning, and Professor, Educational Psychology, Virginia Tech: integrating teaching, learning, technology, and assessment; deep, active, and flexible learning pedagogies; course-embedded assessment; faculty development; learning outcomes; instructional strategies; building pedagogical capital

Bret EynonBret Eynon Associate Provost and Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, LaGuardia Community College–City University of New York: e-portfolios; faculty development; student success; English-language learners; integrative learning

Ashley FinleyAshley FinleyAssociate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean for the Dominican Experience, Dominican University of California: developing logic models to map institutional assessment; using data for effective communication; assessment using rubrics and e-portfolios; connecting learning, civic engagement, and student well-being

Paul HanstedtPaul Hanstedt Professor of English, Roanoke College: general education curricular design; course design; assignment design and writing pedagogies; pedagogical development; ePortfolios


David HubertDavid HubertAssistant Provost for Learning Advancement, Salt Lake Community College: ePortfolio assessment of general education; integration in menu-driven general education; reflective practices; faculty development

Yves LabissiereYves LabissiereAssociate Professor, Portland State University: social psychology; student transitions into higher education; identity development and motivation in underrepresented students; interdisciplinary education; e-portfolio reflective practices; general education and assessment

Kate Drezek McConnellKate Drezek McConnell –  Senior Director of Research and Assessment, AAC&U: course-embedded assessment; aligning pedagogy with assessment efforts; rubrics; faculty development; leveraging the learning sciences in the classroom

José MorenoJosé Moreno Associate Professor of Latino Education & Policy Studies, California State University-Long Beach: building capacity for improving student success, particularly underserved students; access and equity; building capacity for diversity, including faculty hiring and retention; assessment and evaluation methods

Terrel RhodesTerrel RhodesVice President for Quality, Curriculum, and Assessment, AAC&U: e-portfolios and rubrics; learning communities; integrative learning; institutional transformation; transfer students

Monica Sttit-BerghMonica Sttit-BerghAssociate Specialist Assessment Office, University of Hawai'i at Manoa; educational psychology; building learning outcomes assessment capacity; interpreting and using assessment results; general education assessment; writing across the curriculum; and an enjoyer of assessment for improvement