Patricia C. Kornelis
May, 2004: Ed.D in
Educational Administration: Adult & Higher Education,
2001: MA in Secondary Education Curriculum and Instruction,
1981 to May1985:
July 1996: Human Relations, 3 credits, Area
Education Agency 4,
July 1996: Survey of the Exceptional Child, 3
Spring 1993: The Bible As Literature, Children's
Literature. 6 credits,
Spring 1992: Curriculum Construction, 3
July 1989: Learning Styles, 3 credits,
Winter 1989: Cooperative Learning, 3 credits,
Academic And Teaching Experience
September 2002 to present:
Assistant Professor of Education,
· Duties include teaching EDUC 135: Introduction to Educational Psychology, EDUC 201: Curriculum and Instruction, EDUC 236: Applied Educational Psychology for Developmentally Responsive Middle Level Instruction; EDUC 237: Applied Educational Psychology for Developmentally Responsive Secondary Education; EDUC 540: Graduate Practicum in Curriculum and Instruction; EDUC 545: Graduate Middle Level Child;
· supervising student teachers;
· assisting in the supervision of EDUC 239: Service Learning Practicum;
· Assessment Coordinator
· Chairperson of the Graduate Education Committee
· Member of the Student Learning Assessment Committee
· Member of the Academic Administration Review Team
· Former member of the Teacher Education Committee (2002-2003), Institutional Review Board (2003-2005)
September 2001 to May 2002: Teaching Assistant,
· Duties include supervising student teachers.
1998 to May 2001 and September 1994 to
December 1994: Adjunct Instructor, English Department,
· Duties included teaching English 101.
September 1995 to August 1998: Teacher,
· Duties included teaching 7th grade Language Arts, 8th grade Bible
September 1992 to August 1994: Teacher,
· Duties included teaching Junior High Literature, Literature 9-10, American Literature, British Literature, 10th Composition, Advanced Composition, Journalism, Drama,
· Serving as advisor to yearbook staff,
· Directing plays and musicals
September 1988 to August 1991: Teacher,
· Duties included teaching Psychology, Study Skills, Sophomore Writing and Research, English Literature, 7-8 English, 7-8 Communications, 7-8 Theater.
September 1986 to August 1988: Teacher,
· Duties included teaching Freshman English, Sophomore English I and II, Junior English II, and Drama.
· Directing musical
July 1998 to 2002: Writer, copy editor, and consultant for Write Source.
· Duties included working on revisions of Writers Express, Write Source 2000, and Writers INC, The College Writer, Write for Business in addition to other writing projects.
August 1997 to October 1998: Managing Editor of the Christian Educators Journal.
· Duties included supervising all aspects of soliciting and publishing manuscripts for CEJ, compiling billing lists for each issue’s contributors, writing editorials, responding to all inquiries to CEJ, conferring with design editor, and proofreading final copy.
1995 to May 1995: Academic Coordinator of International and Minority
· Duties included providing academic assistance by way of ESL tutoring, study skill tutoring, basic English and grammar tutoring and arranging tutors in other academic areas for international and minority students with language and cultural challenges.
November 1994 to June 1995: Public Relations
writing news releases, feature articles, and advertising events for
August 1991 to May 1992: Residence Director,
· Duties included supervising activities and residence living in East Hall Apartments.
Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship, 2001-2002
Publications and Presentations
“Identifying the Teaching
“Understanding by Design” –
“Brain-based teaching and
learning in Christian middle school” -
“The Power of Believing,” editorial for Christian Educators Journal, December 1997.
“The Heart of a Servant,” editorial for Christian Educators Journal, February 1998.
“In His Image,” editorial for Christian Educators Journal, April 1998.
“Out of the Comfort Zone,” editorial for Christian Educators Journal, October 1998.
“Writing Programs,” chapter for Writers Express
Teacher’s Guide, Write Source Educational Publishing House,
Writing,” chapter for Writers INC
handbook, Write Source Educational Publishing House,
“Professional Learning Communities” – presented to Heartland Principal’s Club, Oct 1, 2003
“Faculty Members and Students’ Perception of Quality in Master of Education Programs Within Member Schools of the CCCU” – unpublished dissertation, May 2004
“Teambuilding with a Vision”
– workshop conducted with
Association of Teacher Educators
Association for the Supervision of Curriculum Development
Adult Education Curriculum Design, Effective Classroom Assessment Techniques in Higher Education, Differentiation, Motivation in Higher Education, Servant Leadership and Professional Development,
Curriculum and Instruction: Middle and Secondary, , Classroom Management, Middle Level Reading Methods, Middle Level Teaching Methods, Adult Education, Educational Psychology
Dr. Jasper Lesage, Dean of Social Sciences,
Dr. Karen Card, Professor of Adult and Higher
Dr. Dennis Vander Plaats,
Associate Professor of Education,