Berkeley College  Mary Jane Clerkin

Mary Jane Clerkin

English

School of Liberal Arts

Education

B.A., M.A., M.A.T., Manhattanville College
D.A., Saint John’s University

Professional and Teaching Experience

  • Faculty, English, School of Liberal Arts, Berkeley College, 1984 - present
  • Faculty Support Specialist, Berkeley College Online, Berkeley College, 2011 - 2012
  • Coordinator of Online Faculty Support, Berkeley College, 2002 - present
  • Adjunct lecturer, Business English, Pace University, Graduate Center, 2000 - 2003
  • Adjunct lecturer, Literature and Communications, Pace University, 1992 - 2002

Presentations, Publications, and Research

  • “Learning Objects in Distance Education,” Northeast Connect Conference, May 2017
  • “The Importance of Learning Objectives in Distance Education,” United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) National Conference, April 2017
  • “Learning the Modern Way Without the Restriction of Time or Place Anywhere and Anytime,” Northeast Connect Conference, November 2016
  • “I Have All My Online Courses and All My Books in My Pocket,” Northeast Connect Conference, May 2015
  • Panelist, “Managing the Pace of Change,” Northeast Connect Conference, May 2015
  • “I Have All My Online Courses and All My Books in My Pocket,” International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, April 2015
  • Engaging Students in a Busy World,” Quality Matters Mid-Atlantic Conference, March 2015
  • “How Easy Can Connections Get,” NJEDge.Net Faculty Showcase, March 2015
  • “Transforming the Teaching and Learning Environment,” Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Virtual Conference, March 2015
  • “How Easy Can Connections Get,” International Forum for Women (IFWE) in eLearning Conference, December 2014
  • “How Easy Can Connections Get,” USDLA National Conference, May 2014

Awards and Recognitions

  • Connecting Learning Objectives and Assessments, Quality Matters Pre-Conference Workshop Certificate, 2017
  • Improving Your Online Course, Quality Matters Pre-Conference Workshop Certificate, 2017
  • Implementing Quality Matters and Working Toward Program Certification, Pre-Conference, Workshop Certificate, 2016
  • Addressing Accessibility and Usability, Quality Matters Workshop Certificate, 2015
  • Improving Your Online Class, Quality Matters Workshop Certificate, 2015
  • Using Instructional Materials and Technology to Promote Learner Engagement, Quality Matters Certificate, 2014
  • USDLA Hall of Fame Award, Excellence in Distance Learning through Leadership, 2014
  • Received Quality Matters Seal, certifying ENG115 online course, 2012
  • Cited in “Teaching Online: A Practical Guide” (Ko and Rossen, 2010) for the design of online speech course.
  • Best Practices Gold Award for Distance Learning Teaching Online, Online Higher Education, USDLA, May 2007
  • Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Technology Award, The International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, 2006
  • President’s Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service to the College Community Berkeley College, 2005
  • University Doctor of Arts Fellowship, St. John’s University, 1988 - 1992

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Program Committee, USDLA National Conference, 2013 through 2018
  • Member, Program Committee, USDLA IFWE Conference, 2014 through 2017
  • Member, Northeast Connect, 2014 through 2017
  • Certified Master Reviewer, Quality Matters, 2014 through 2017

Interview Topics

Software – Skype for Business, Blackboard IM Talk and Text, Snagit and Camtasia
Media Contact

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Links

Professor Mary Jane Clerkin Inducted into USDLA 2014 Hall of Fame

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