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Glenna Decker

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Instructional Designer
Grand Valley State University
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Primary Discipline: Academic Support Services / Hybrid and Online Course Development
Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Dec 06, 2013
Member Since: Sep 25, 2002

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Affiliations

Grand Valley State University (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, MI, United States) - Primary Affiliation

Contact Information

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Address: Grand Valley State University
D-2-206 MAK
D-2-206 MAK
Allendale , MI US 49401 United States

Skills and Interests

Specifically related to Adult / Nontraditional learners (and more directly, in higher education.)

Education History

B.S. Education Literature, Language, Communication, Theater Arts (04/1992)
Eastern Michigan University
M. Ed Educational Technology (04/2001)
Grand Valley State University
Ph.D (still pursuing) Education Leadership, Higher Education (Current)
Western Michigan University

Positions

Instructional Designer (05/2001 - Current) Grand Valley State University
Part-time Faculty (College of Education) (09/2001 - Current) Grand Valley State University
Part-time Faculty (School of Education) (05/1999 - 05/2002) Aquinas College
Instructional Designer (01/1999 - 04/2001) Aquinas College

Publications

Decker, G.; Cox, S.. (2007). What do students say about online discussion?. in Online Classroom ((volume 5, issue 7, p.5)).

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Faculty Mentor (04/2009)
Awarded by the Graduate and Professional Student association
Outstanding Team Project Award (04/2008)
Shared with a team for participation in the "Nontraditional Student Advocacy Group" (an ongoing group.)
Grand Valley State University Service Award (04/2006)
Service award for outstanding dedication and support in technology to The College of Education.

Teaching Experience

The Adult Learner (Winter Current)
Grand Valley State University - Education
Adult Learning Theory course, required by students pursuing an M.Ed in Adult and Higher Education, elective for those in the College Student Affairs Leadership graduate program. I teach it Winter and Spring semesters.
Methods of Adult and Continuing Education (Fall Current)
Grand Valley State University - Education
Required by those pursuing an M.Ed in Adult and Higher Education and elective for those pursuing M.Ed in College Student Affairs Leadership. I teach it every Fall semester.
Integration of Technology into Teaching (Winter 2001)
Grand Valley State University - Education
This covers several courses (Topics in From 2001 - 2009, For the College of Education Educational Technology, Introduction to Technology in Education, Curricular integration of Technology, all 3 credit courses, and a couple of 1-2 credit courses for Continuing Education)
Administration of Early Childhood Education (Fall 2009)
Grand Valley State University - Education
For students pursuing an M.Ed in education, emphasis areas of early childhood education or early childhood special education. I taught it from my background with an ECE degree, experience as a center administrator, and Ph.D work in Educational Leadership.
Career Guidance (Fall 2006)
Grand Valley State University - Education
Students in graduate education, either Adult and Higher Ed or K-12. Theory and practice of career guidance.

Presentations

Forthcoming - Lilly Presentations, others, and a lot for GVSU, 10/25/2010
I will highlight the professional presentations at conferences and perhaps list a few relevant ones for GVSU.