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Jennifer Mathes

Contributing Faculty

Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences

Degree Program Doctor of Education (EdD)

Dr. Jennifer Mathes holds a Ph.D in Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her dissertation was on predicting student success in online education. Dr. Mathes also has her master’s degree in business education from Illinois State University. Her work experience includes nearly 20 years working in a variety of educational administrative positions in higher education as well as teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Higher Education, Educational Psychology and Educational Technology. She also works with doctoral level students completing their doctoral dissertation requirements.

Courses Taught

EDDD 8021 - Understanding Adult Learners


PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

MS, Illinois State University

BS, Illinois State University


Mathes, J., Pedersen, K., Shelton, K. (2018). Quality Scorecard Handbook: Criteria for Excellence in Teaching and Instructional Practice.

Mathes, J. L., Pedersen, K. (2016). Quality Scorecard Handbook: Criteria for Excellence in Blended Learning Programs..


Mathes, J. L. (2018). Quality in Online Learning. China Ministry of Education.

Mohr, S., Mathes, J. L., Shelton, K. (2017). Online Faculty Professional Development Framework. Online Learning Consortium.

Mathes, J. L. (2017). Improve Your Classroom Experience with the OLC Quality Course Teaching and Instructional Practice (QCTIP) Scorecard. NISOD.

Mathes, J. L., Pedersen, K., Shelton, K. (2017). Improving Quality At All Levels In Higher Education Institutions. Online Learning Consortium.

Mathes, J. L., Pedersen, K. (2017). Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Digital Courseware. IMS Global.

de Boer, N., Green, D., Heyer, O., Mathes, J. L., Rubenstein, J. (2018). Institutional Impacts in Learning Analytics: Progress, Potential and Challenges to Overcome. IMS Global.

Mathes, J. L. (2017). Integrating Assessment into the Teaching Effectiveness Conversation in the Digital Learning Environment. The Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE).

Mathes, J. L. (2017). Navigating Quality Course Review in Online and Blended Learning. Online Learning Consortium.

Mathes, J. L. (2017). Strategies for Implementing OLC Quality Scorecard at Institutions. Online Learning Consortium.