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Christ Frank

Bronze Level Contributor  MERLOT Author  Member of VSB
Consultant, Author
CSU Long BeachEmeritus, Grambling State University/Adjunct Professor teaching graduate courses online in learning support ctrs and facilitating learning skills.
Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Aug 07, 2012
Member Since: Jun 28, 2003



Primary Affiliation:
  • California State University, Long Beach (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, CA, United States)

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Contact Information

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Virtual Speakers Bureau

Member of VSB Since: Dec 03, 2004
Best Way to Contact: email  Please log in to view contact information
Fees Involved: Negotiable
Technical Formats: Discussion Forums, Face-To-Face, Online/Video Conferencing, Skype-video
Topics of Expertise: Both a presentation topic and a training service -- Virtual Learning Support Specialist as visiting study strategies facilitator. Access to view professional credentials in learning and study strategies background.
Presentation Titles: 1) Helping Online Instructors Help Their Students Succeed Academically with Learning & Study Strategies 2) 100 Things Every Online Student Ought to Know 3) Making the Transition from High School to College 4) Using Just-In-Time Performance Tips to Help Online Students Learn 5) Making Weekly Lectures Readable and Usable by Online Students 6) Accountable Management of Academic Support Services and Programs
Availability, special terms, etc.: Partial to virtual presentations and workshops Contract for weekly newspaper column entitled Dear Prof that already has had a run of more than 90 columns.

Skills & Interests


  • Christ, F. L.. (2008). Online Student Success: A Three Phase Approach. Clearwater, FL: H & H Publishing Comapany.
  • Christ, F. L.. (July 1, 2007). Top Ten Countdown article: Content and Study Strategies to Help Online Students Succeed. in Campus Technology (P. 58).
  • Christ, F. L. and Ganey, L. R. (2007). 100 Things Every Online Student Ought to Know. Revised Ed.. Williamsville, NY: Cambridge Stratford Inc..
  • Ganey, L.R., Christ, F. L., and Hurt, V. R.. (2006). Online Student Skills and Strategies Handbook. Boston: Pearson/Longman.
  • Christ, F. L.. (2002). .Academic Support in Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO.
  • Christ, F. L.. (1980). Learning Assistance at a State University: A Cybernetic Model in EXAMINING THE SCOPE OF LEARNING CENTERS: New Directions for College Learning Assistance, (No. 1, pp.45-56).
  • Christ, F. L.. (1973). Technological Alternatives in Learning in TECHNOLOGICAL ALTERNATIVES IN LEARNING (VI, pp37-44.).
  • Christ, F. L.. (1971). Systems for Learning Assistance: Learners, Learning, and Facilitators, and Learning Centers in INTERDISCIPLINARY ASPECTS OF READING INSTRUCTION, (Vol. IV, 32-41).


  • POD
    Member 09/2006 - Current
  • National College Learning Center Association
    Member 10/2000 - Current
  • College Reading Learning Association
    Past Officers Council 02/1966 - Current

Honors and Awards

  • Special 40th Aniversary Ruby Award (11/2007)
    A special award from CRLA for dedicated service, vision, and spirit
  • Lifetime Achievement Award (03/2006)
    From Association of Colleges for Tutoring & Learning Assistance (ACTLA)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award (10/2003)
    From National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA)
  • Jade 35th Anniversary Award (11/2002)
    From College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA)for service as Past President, Editor of the association proceedings and newsletter.
  • ACDEA Founding Fellow (10/2000)
    Inducted as a Founding Fellow by American Council of Developmental Education Associations (ACDEA)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award (04/1993)
    From Association of California College Tutoring & Learning Assistance (ACCTLA)
  • Llifetime Service Award (11/1990)
    From the National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA)
  • John Champaign Award (10/1983)
    Received as founder and director of the Learning Assistance Center at CSU Long Beach (1972- 1989) from National Association for Remedial/Developmental Studies in Postsecondary Education (NARDSPE)
  • Inter-American Book Award (06/1962)
    Co-awardee with Gerard Sherry for book, American Catholicism and the Intellectual Life, from Catholic Conference on Inter-American Student Problems

Teaching Experience

  • Teaching & Facilitating College Study Strategies (Winter 2004)
    Grambling State University - Educational Leadership
  • Introduction to Learning Support Centers in Higher Education (winter 2003)
    Grambllng State University - Educational Leadership