Faculty members are contributing to their disciplines and bringing that knowledge and experience to students.

September 2014

Dr. Joan Gipe, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored the third edition of Literacy in Grades 4–8: Best Practices for a Comprehensive Program (Holcomb Hathaway Publishers, 2014).

Dr. Ramo J. Lord, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented the paper “Illuminating the Invisible: Towards Describing Informal Learning” at the 33rd annual conference of the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education in St. Catherines, Ontario.

Dr. Kelley Jo Walters, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was recently named a member of the editorial review board for the International Journal on E-Learning.

June 2014

Dr. Kurt Schoch, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-presented "A Systematic Approach to Assessing and Improving Co-Curricular Student Services" at the Higher Learning Commission's annual conference in Chicago in April.

May 2014

Drs. Deborah Bechtold, Jennifer Knutson, Martha Larkin, and Janet Williams, faculty members in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented “Using Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA) and Data-Informed Decision Making to Ensure Teacher Readiness” at the 66th annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education in Indianapolis in March.

April 2014

Dr. Ramo Lord, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, was recently appointed the chair of the popular education special interest group of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education. He is the founder and director of Ramerin, a consulting company that helps organizations augment what they teach with technology and provides community service through free informational sessions.

Dr. Kelley Jo Walters, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published “Balanced Literacy in the Early Childhood Classroom” in the Journal of Early Childhood (Issue 5, Vol. 1).

March 2014

Dr. Laurie Bedford, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, and Dr. Lyda Downs, a faculty member in the School of Counseling, co-presented the paper “Enhancing Faculty Performance Through Coaching: The Walden University Model” at the 43rd annual conference for the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning in Orlando, Fla.

Dr. Paul Englesberg, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, presented the paper “Impacts of Doctoral Projects on Education in Local Contexts: A Survey of Walden University Ed.D. Capstones” at the International Conference on Teaching & Learning in Bangkok in November.

Dr. William Huitt, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, published “Curriculum for global citizenship” in the International Schools Journal (Vol. 33, Issue 1). He also co-presented “Curriculum development and assessment: A balanced approach” at the 2013 annual conference of the European Council of International Schools in Amsterdam in November.

Dr. Kelley Jo Walters, a faculty member in The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, co-authored “An Evaluation of Student Outcomes by Course Duration in Online Higher Education” in Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration (Vol. 16, Issue 4).

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