Jeanne L. Koehler, PhD
Director of Academy for Scholarship in Learning, Assistant Professor
Dr. Koehler’s research projects include:
- Qualitative Research Methods
- Educational Innovation
- Social Entrepreneurship that Intersects with Education
- Experiential Learning
- Educational Third Spaces
- Organizational Change
Her teaching interests and experiences include:
- Reflective Teacher Practice
- Approaches to Teaching and Mentoring
- Educational Inquiry (Self Study)
- Teacher Assessment
- Innovation and Social Change
- Teacher Identity
- Instructional Design
- Curriculum Development
- Assessment of Student Learning
- Interdisciplinary Teaching and Research
- Performance Based Learning
- Classroom Management
Ph.D. 2013 Curriculum and Instruction, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ed.M. 2005 Human Resource Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.A. 1996 English, Concentration in Secondary Education, Eureka College
- National Education Association. $1000 grant for a collaborative service project with McLean County Habitat for Humanity in collaboration with IWU Student Education Association president (Fall 2013).
- Structuring Faculty Work Around Student Learning (recipient of grant authored by Robin Leavitt and Leah Nillas for Educational Studies). Teagle Foundation (Spring 2013).
- Illinois Wesleyan University Course Development Grant for Reading Across the Content Areas (Fall 2012).
- Contributor, Integration and Modeling of Instructional Technology in Teacher Education, PNC Foundation, with Robin Leavitt (primary author, Frank Boyd). Recipient of $25,000 grant to embed technology in upper level Curriculum and Pedagogy course.
- Illinois Wesleyan University Course Development Grant for infusing technology into a secondary education methods course (Fall 2011).