Brenda BoyerKutztown Area
Brenda has recently completed her PhD in Instructional Design for Online Learning through Capella University. She has been an educator for over 25 years and is the Teacher Librarian at Kutztown Senior High School (Kutztown, PA), as well as the Chair of the Information and Technology Resources Department. Brenda has also instructed graduate students at both Kutztown University and Rutgers University. Her most recent journal article appears in the Nov/Dec, 2015 issue of Knowledge Quest. She is a co-author of the October, 2014, ALA Library Technology Report: Social Media Curation, and has contributed a chapter, "College Ready: Improving Student Research Skills Through Professional Collaboration" in Collaborative Models for Librarian and Teacher Partnerships (IGI Global, 2013), as well as the chapter, "K-12 Online and Blended Learning, School Libraries, and School Librarians" in Handbook of Research on K-12 Online and Blended Learning (ETC, in press). Her research interests include online learning, embedded librarianship, and inquiry/research instructional models. When she is not teaching, researching, or reading, Brenda can be found on various bike or ski trails.
"Dr. Boyer was very friendly, responsive and provided unique and helpful feedback."
"Dr. Boyer was always available to answer questions and quickly responded to any contacts that were made. I like the way that she prepares her classwork and the supporting resources. She is extremely knowledgeable and always willing to provide guidance to ensure success in her class. "
"Anytime I had a question Brenda was very quick to respond and was very helpful throughout the course"
"Dr. Boyer is so knowledgable about digital fluency and had wonderful videos, articles and resources for us to use. She modeled each assignment, gave meaningful feedback and opportunities to improve our work."
"Dr. Boyer was awesome!! She shared so many great resources with us and inspired a community of collaboration between herself and my classmates!"