Ph.D., in Medieval Studies, Cornell University (1974)
M.A., in Medieval Studies, Cornell University (1970)
B.A., cum laude, in English, Phi Beta Kappa, Marietta College (1967)
Writing instructor in community colleges in New York, Colorado, Arizona, Oregon (1974-the present)
Teaching: The full suite of English courses and Business writing, Health care ethics, and Environmental ethics.
Core Faculty, Master of Arts in Intercultural Relations, Antioch University and University of the Pacific (1994-2010)
Taught Research I, The Process of Change, Patterns of Adult Learning & Development, and Change-Agentry; tutored students from many cultures in academic writing.
Instructor, Colorado Asia Council Orientation, Boulder, Colorado (1996-97)
Taught ESL methods to American teachers working in China.
Foreign Expert in Writing, Hunan Medical University, Changsha, Hunan, P.R. China (1991-92)
Taught written and oral English as a Second Language to students at all levels, from beginning medical students through college faculty and returning adults.
Faculty Associate, Marylhurst College, Marylhurst, Oregon (1977-90)
Taught a range of courses for Humanities, Science, Social Science and Communication. For example:
. CM X02 (102, 202 or 302) Writing for Returnees
. HUM/SS 360 Culture and Civilization
. HUM 490 Values in Action
. HUM/SCI 403 Science and Its Method
. HUM/SCI 481 Ethics in the Landscape
. SS 477 Being Different: Constructive Marginality
Designed and taught interdisciplinary 5-credit seminars:
. HUM 380 Humanities Perspectives*
. HMS 383 Relations with the Environment**
. SCI/CM 480g Inner and Outer Space
. CM/SS 481g Change Agentry
. HM/SS 482g Technology and Society
. HM/SS 481g Creativity
* Part of a four-course overview of learning disciplines.
** One of five core courses in a unique Human Studies degree.
Assistant and reader for visiting professors of science in Human Evolution, Volcanos,
and Energy and Society.
CURRICULUM DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION
Planning Phase Coordinator, Co-Requisite Project Grant, Tillamook Bay Community College (2017).
Graduate Curriculum Director, Master of Arts in Intercultural Relations, Antioch University and University of the Pacific (1995-2006)
Coordinated faculty, readings and assignments for nine core courses and wrote study packets for this distance learning program:
. Concepts of Intercultural Relations
. Research I
. Ethnicity and Intergroup Relations
. Advanced Intercultural Communication Theory
. Research II
. The Process of Change
. Culture in Organizations
. Leadership and Adult Learning
Curriculum Developer, University of Redlands, Whitehead Center, Redlands, California (1988)
Developed The Medieval World, a prototype syllabus to illustrate how values clarification can be used to unify an entire curriculum.
Curriculum Developer, Marylhurst College, Marylhurst, Oregon (1979-84)
Designed curriculum and developed nine syllabi for the Humanities major (1983); created guidelines for a Nature Program (1981).
Created Connections, an interdisciplinary course series for the Art, Music and Liberal Arts divisions (l982).
Prepared the list of competencies required of students earning a B.A. in Humanities (1979) and a B.S. in Science (1984).
Credit for Prior Learning Coordinator, Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, Oregon (1979-81)
Developed, implemented and taught the Credit for Prior Learning Program, trained faculty and staff, wrote the Student Handbook for developing portfolios plus all forms and PR material, and advocated for such programs around the state and the nation.
. Intercultural Communication in Contexts of Humanitarian Aid: Collection of Case Studies (2005)
. Living and Working in an Environment Impacted by HIV/AIDS (2005)
. Sharing Our Stories: Experiences of Local Colleagues in International Cooperation (2012)
Training handbooks developed with Veronique Schoeffel for CINFO (Centre for Information, Counseling and Training Professions relating to International Cooperation), Switzerland.
Credit for Prior Learning Student Handbook (1980-81)
The basic teaching tool for Clackamas Community College's CPL program. Large excerpts from this Handbook were adapted for use by Linfield College, Portland and Chemeketa Community Colleges, and Southern Oregon State College.