Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
Dr. Alia Sheety's formal training is in Curriculum, instruction, and assessment, where she served on various roles over her 25-year career. Dr. Sheety while in Israel, served as a high school principal and taught undergraduate courses preparing pre-service science teachers. In 2008 she moved to the United States and served in higher education positions . First at the International Institute for Restorative Practices, where she taught applying restorative approaches in classroom management and into pedagogy, evaluation of research, and action research courses. In her current position she developed and coordinate an online Master program in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment and she teaches in the Educational Leadership doctoral program. She mainly teaches courses in research, student centered curriculum, action research, and mentor doctoral students' by serving on their dissertation committees. At Walden University, as a contributing faculty she serves on doctoral students dissertation and doctoral studies committees.
Dr. Sheety current research focuses primary; 1. Inquiry based learning, 2. Online teaching and learning, and 3. Research on issues related to social justice and the application of restorative practices. Dr. Sheety value collaboration among colleagues and international comparative research studies. She has presented in numerous national and international conferences including the American Educational Research Association (AERA), World Educational Research Association (WERA), and Online Learning Consortium International Conference (OLC). Dr. Sheety served as a peer reviewer in various settings. She has published peer reviewed articles and book chapters.