Elizabeth Robinson, M.Ed. is a member of the adjunct faculty team at Pacific Oaks College. Her areas of specializations include e-Learning Technology and Design, Higher Education Leadership and Administration, and Corporate Training and Knowledge Management. She has experience in teaching a wide range of courses such as human development, management, leadership, psychology, and career development, and also in designing core curriculum for several higher education institutions and publishing companies. Elizabeth has not only teaching experience, but also has experience working in higher education institutions along with the military in management, human resources, course development, and recruitment positions.
Passionate about the value of education, Elizabeth strives to make her classroom an environment where students learn by not only from the readings, but also the perspectives and experiences of others that are shared in an open communication setting. Focusing upon authenticity, personal & organizational values, and self awareness in her teaching methods, she emphasises the impact that these traits can have in being an effective leader and in order to create positive change within an organization.
|B.S.||St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN||2008|
|M.Ed.||Jones International University, Centennial, CO||2011|
|Member||Human Development and Capability Association|
|Member||American Psychological Association|
|Member||Project Management Institute|
|Curriculum and Program Development||Online|
|Higher Education||Adult Teaching and Learning|
|Please describe your teaching philosophy.|
I believe in the importance of providing life-long learning skills to students within the classroom. To provide students with a thought-provoking environment where they will be challenged and able to grow as students in and outside of the classroom setting. It is my aspiration to help students not only understand the information given in the course, but to help them to succeed in turning that information into knowledge and understanding that they will be able to use in real world situations. By providing an environment that invites students to share and express their ideas, allows for the integration of different teaching methods to meet a variety of methods of learning that students may have, and having a goal oriented classroom setting, I believe that each student can and will be successful. As an educator, I feel that there are four fundamentals that are essential for the achievement of a student being able to reach their highest potential. These fundamentals are: (1) the educator facilitating and guiding the students, (2) thought-provoking and real life situations implemented into the assignments and/or readings, (3) the sharing of ideas between students and the educator, (4) the opportunity to allow students to resubmit their work if it is apparent that the concepts and information wasn’t fully grasped.
|e-Learning Technology and Design, Higher Education Leadership and Administration, Corporate Training and Knowledge Management, Curriculum Design|