Scheduling programs that take into account the incredibly busy lives of adult students—who must...
Jennifer Kalfsbeek-Goetz | Dean of Business, Science, Child Development and Distance Education, Moorpark College
Jennifer Kalfsbeek-Goetz is Dean of Business, Science, Child Development and Distance Education at Mootpark College. This followed her time as Assistant Dean for Program Development at CSUN, where she was responsible for leading the development of new programs for adult learners, as well as a professor of graduate research methods and assessment & evaluation in the colleges of Health and Human Development and Education.
Since 1996, she has taught courses in the social sciences in traditional and online classrooms. Her research draws on three core areas: access to education – including accessibility (ADA), education for the global workforce and professionalization, and effective online teaching and learning.
Education, Honors and Achievements
Dr. Kalfsbeek-Goetz received her B.A.S. in Psychology from the University of Minnesota, her M.A. in Sociology from the University of Maryland, and her Ph.D. in Education Administration from Capella University.
Personal Details and Community Involvement
Dr. Kalfsbeek-Goetz founded and directed a non-profit organization that provides services to people who are homeless, has served on non-profit and education boards, worked as a grant writer and evaluator, and has managed various research projects in the areas of equality, health, and wellness.
Jennifer is also the co-founder and donor of the Jane Small Scholarship for Advocates for People with Disabilities.
Articles by this author:
Attracting and Retaining Adults: Adults Succeed in Programs Envisioned for Their Ambitions and Busy Lives
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