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

Presentations, Publications, and Research

  • Accepted presentations for 2012 include NJEDge.Net Annual Conference and USDLA IFWE Annual Conference
  • Presented at the 2012 USDLA Annual Conference and the 2012 NJEDge.Net Faculty Showcase
  • Presentations for 2011 conferences included Bb World Conference, Quality Matters Conference, Sloan-C Consortium Conference, WCET Conference and NJEDge.Net Faculty Showcase
  • Presentations for 2010 included NJEDge.Net Annual Conference, NE Connect Conference and NJEDge.Net Faculty Showcase
  • Presentations for 2009 included USDLA Annual Conference, Bb World National Conference and NJEDge.Net Faculty Showcase
  • Presentations for 2008 included Blackboard World Conference and NJEDge.Net Faculty Showcase
  • Presentations for 2007 included Sloan C Consortium Annual Conference, WCET Annual Conference, EDUCAUSE National Conference and NJEDge.Net Faculty Showcase
  • Presentation for 2006 included EDUCAUSE National Conference

Awards and Recognitions

  • Recognized by Quality Matters, a leader in quality assurance for online education, which certified her ENG115 online course with the Quality Matters seal, 2012
  • Cited in "Teaching Online: A Practical Guide" (Ko and Rossen, 2010) for the design of her online speech course
  • Presented a podcast on Berkeley College Online Faculty Training and Support at the USDLA 2009 National Conference
  • 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

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Program Committee, USDLA National Conference, 2013 - 2014
  • Co-chair, Virtual Committee, USDLA National Conference, 2012
  • Proposal Reviewer, Teaching and Learning Committee, WCET Annual Conference, 2011
  • Certified Master Reviewer, Quality Matters, 2011
  • Member, Planning Committee, USDLA National Conference, 2009 - 2010
  • Member, USDLA Distance Learning Week Committee, 2009
  • Chair, USDLA National Conference Committee, 2008

     

     


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