Adult Learning Students



Program Concentration: Adult Learning
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AL– Kristi Kaeppel


Program Concentration: Adult Learning
Academic Background: M.Ed. with a Higher Education Concentration from Merrimack College, B.A. in Philosophy from Mount Holyoke College, A.A. in Liberal Arts from Holyoke Community College
Professional Background: Graduate Assistant with the Neag School of Education's Department of Educational Leadership and CETL doing work primarily in Graduate Certificate in College Instruction. Adult Basic Education Teacher part-time at Holyoke Community College. Background in Advising and Instruction in Higher Education
Academic Interests: Transformative Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, How Instructors and Professionals can Help Foster Students' Critical Thinking Skills such as Intellectual Humility and Intellectual Empathy



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Program Concentration: Adult Learning
Academic Background: M.A. in English Literature from the University of New Hampshire, B.A. in English and Philosophy from the University of Connecticut
Professional Background:  Academic Affairs and Policy Specialist in the Office of the Provost at the University of Connecticut
Academic Interests: Higher Education Administration, Department Chairs



Program Concentration: Adult Learning
Academic Background: M.A. in Russian Literature of the 9th & 20th Century from Cornell, M.Ed. in Learning Design and Technology from Purdue University, B.S. in Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point
Professional Background: Retired Army Officer, Leads Training Group in Personal Insurance Division at Traveler's Insurance in Hartford
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