rima bahous is an associate professor in education. Her main research interests are in the field of program and learning outcomes assessment and teacher education.
robert brackett is assistant director of the ePortfolio Program at Clemson University. His research interests include career ePortfolios and faculty engagement. He previously served as a secondary classroom teacher and the managing director of a K–12 learning center. He earned his M.Ed. in instructional technology from the University of Maryland, University College, and his B.A from George Washington University.
michele eodice is the associate provost for academic engagement and director of the OU Writing Center at the University of Oklahoma. Her research interests include co-authoring, collaborative writing, developing faculty writing at universities, and student engagement and learning through writing practices. Eodice is a member of the research team for the Meaningful Writing Project.
debra broadwell jackson is vice provost for academic affairs and assistant to the president at Clemson University. She serves as the university’s accreditation liaison to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, and the offices of Institutional Assessment and Institutional Research report to her. She writes a biweekly health column for a local newspaper in South Carolina.
mona nabhani is an associate professor of education, with an emphasis in educational management and leadership and is the chair of the Department of Education at the Lebanese American University. Her research focuses on teaching and learning, student engagement, teacher burnout, students’ ethics, teachers’ professional development, instructional leadership, citizenship education, among others. [End Page v]
eleonora redaelli is an assistant professor in Arts and Administration at the University of Oregon. She studied at Università degli Studi di Milano and Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi and got her Ph.D. at Ohio State University. She previously coordinated and taught arts management at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point. She specializes in cultural policy, cultural planning, and arts management education.
sandra l. richards is a professor in residence and the director of the Liberal Arts Program at Northwestern University in Qatar. She is also a professor of African American studies, theater, and performance studies on Northwestern’s main campus in Evanston, Illinois. She specializes in American, African American, African, and African diaspora theater and drama.
gail l. ring is the director of the ePortfolio Program at Clemson University. Her research interests and current projects focus on the use of ePortfolios for learning and assessment, innovation diffusion, and the use of digital portfolios. She has co-authored book chapters and manuscripts on innovative teaching, ePortfolios, and related topics and has presented at regional, national, and international conferences.
clarissa a. thompson completed her Ph.D. in developmental and cognitive psychology at Ohio State University. She is currently an assistant professor in cognitive psychology in the Kent State Department of Psychological Sciences. Thompson’s research focuses on interventions that improve children’s math learning and best practices for training graduate students to teach for the first time.
phuoc tran obtained his master’s at California State University, Los Angeles, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Oklahoma. His research focuses on learning in the context of technology. His previous research includes multitasking with technology, computers’ effects on children’s cognitive and social development, and essential teaching skills.
chelsea waugaman is a Ph.D. student in the Educational Leadership–Higher Education program at Clemson University. Her research interests and current research projects focus on the academic profession, teaching and learning, community colleges, and organizational change in institutions of higher education.
eric r. white was the executive director of the Division of Undergraduate Studies and the associate dean for advising at Pennsylvania State University. He is a past president of nacada: The Global Community for Academic Advising and the Association of Deans and Directors of University Colleges and Undergraduate Studies. His doctorate is in counseling psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. [End Page vi]