Catherine C. Schifter

Temple University, USA

Catherine C. Schifter is an Associate Professor in psychological, organizational, and leadership studies (POLS) at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA, and a Carnegie Scholar (2000-2001). In her time at Temple, she has been the Director of the Online Learning Program from 1997 to 2000, the Founding Director of the Temple Teaching and Learning Center from 2002 to 2004, and the Chair of the CITE Department in the College of Education (2007-2009). Her research has focused on distance education and technology integration in education, with recent interest in using game-based design to assess understanding of science inquiry. In addition to publishing numerous articles, she coedited “The distance education evolution: issues and case studies” (2004), sole authored “Infusing technology into the classroom: continuous practice improvement” (2008), and coedited “New media in education: beyond constructivism” (2010). Prior to earning her Ph.D. degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, in 1986, Schifter was an Assistant Professor at the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania where she was awarded the Earl Banks Hoyt Teaching Award (1982) and the Clinical Research Award from the American Academy of Periodontics (1986).

Biography Updated on 26 May 2014

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