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.
"Brenda Boyer was fabulous! She was very helpful when questions came up and wanted us to learn as much as possible - choosing activities that most pertained to our job."
"Brenda was awesome! She provided additional optional resources if we wanted to explore further and was very quick to respond to issues, questions, etc."
"very helpful and interactive at various points throughout the course, both online and during video conferencing"
"Dr. Boyer was a wonderful instructor and always offered her help and guidance"