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Marilyn Sahiba

Phoenix Online University; Kaplan University Online; DeVry University Online; Florida University/Community College (Online); Parkland College (Online), Illinois;
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Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Dec 15, 2010
Member Since: Aug 15, 2005


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Primary Affiliation:
  • DeVry University (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, IL, United States)
Secondary Affiliations:
  • Parkland College (Education, Community/Technical College, IL, United States)
  • University of Phoenix (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, AZ, United States)
  • University of Illinois System - Urbana-Champaign (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, IL, United States)

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  • English - speaking level (Superior) - reading level (Superior)
  • Hindi - speaking level (Advanced) - reading level (Beginner)
  • Malay - speaking level (Intermediate) - reading level (Beginner)
  • Panjabi; Punjabi - speaking level (Superior) - reading level (Superior)

Skills & Interests

Education History

  • Doctorate in Education (In progress) Education Leadership with Specialization in Curriculum & Instruction (Current)
    University of Phoenix
  • Online Professor Certificate Online Course Design & Delivery (04/2005)
    University of Florida/FCCJ
  • Master Online Teacher Certificate Online Teaching & Learning (08/2003)
    University of Illinois
  • M.A. TESL (04/1995)
    University of Illinois
  • M.A. English (07/1974)
    Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab, India
  • B.A. English & History (12/1969)
    Punjab University, Chandigarh, Punjab, India


  • Online Instructor in English (08/1992 - Current) Parkland College, Champaign, Illinois
  • Online Professor in English (12/2003 - Current) DeVry University, Chicago, Illinois
  • Lecturer-in-English (12/2010 - 12/2010) University of Technology, MARA, Sabah, East Malaysia
  • Online Professor in English (08/2004 - 11/2008) Florida State College, Florida
  • Online Faculty Professional Development Faculty (08/2005 - 11/2008) Florida State College
  • Online Course Developer (06/2005 - 06/2008) Florida State College, Florida
  • NTT English Faculty (08/1996 - 08/2004) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
  • Teaching Assistant & Visitng Associate (08/1992 - 05/1996) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
  • Adjunct ESL Instructor (08/1990 - 05/1992) Adult Learning Center, Henrico County, Richmond, Virginia
  • Adjunct English Faculty (08/1990 - 05/1992) J. Sergeant Reynolds Community College, Richmond, Virginia
  • Senior Lecturer-in-English (11/1982 - 11/1984) Institute of Management & Technology, Enugu, Nigeria, W. Africa
  • Acting Principal (07/1980 - 07/1982) GNG College, Haryana, India
  • Lecturer-in-English (07/1974 - 07/1982) GNG College, Haryana, India


  • Marilyn Sahiba, (August 2008). English Composition I: Leaving Home : Writing About Your World. McGraw Hill, USA.
  • Marilyn Sahiba. (2005). Online Articles


    Director 01/2010 - Current
  • JOLT (Journal of Online Learning & Teaching)
    Peer Editor 08/2005 - Current
  • NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English)
    Member 01/2005 - Current

Honors and Awards

  • Patriotic Employer Award (08/2004)
    Received from Ministry of Defense of the United States as a Patriotic Employer for contributing to National Security and Protecting Liberty and Freedom by supporting employee participation in America's National Guard and Reserve Force as Online Educator.
  • Outstanding Administrator & Faculty Support Award (06/1982)
    Awarded Gold Medal by the Managing Committee and Faculty for 8 years of exemplary teaching service as Lecturer-in-English and 2 years of outstanding administrative service as Acting Principal of GN Girls College in the Haryana, India

Teaching Experience

  • 1974-Current (Winter 2010)
    DeVry University, Kaplan University, University of Phoenix, Parkland College, Illinois, GNG College, India, IMT, Enugu, Nigeria, University of Technology, Sabah, Malaysia, etc. - English, Literature, ESL, Research Writing, Business Communication, Technical Writing
    Please see all my teaching record from 1974 to date in the 'Positions' section or go to the Faculty Finder website through the link provided in this box:


  • Please see list of Presentation made since 1994 in the Faculty Finder website by clicking on the 1994-Current Academic Presentations link in this box.