His research interests include high-quality, cost-effective production models for online courses, the unbundling and re-bundling of the faculty role, adjunct faculty issues, academic integrity, and teaching and learning. Smith earned his Bachelor of Arts degrees in Latin American Studies and Spanish at Brigham Young University, graduating Magna Cum Laude.He has a Master of Organizational Behavior from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University and earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Organization and Administration of Higher Education from the Center for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Arizona. Patrizi comes to the university from the National Academy of Public Administration, where his experience encompassed a wide variety of public management research and public policy analysis, to include analytical and publication contributions to publicly sponsored domestic and international studies.
Grady¹s success as a Faculty Director became a model for leadership centered on fostering faculty success in the classroom. in English Literature from the University of Michigan, her Master Teaching Certification from the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), and her A. She was also an adjunct faculty member at Governor’s State University, Antioch University Mc Gregor School, University of Cincinnati, and the University of Dayton. Lotze brings 25 years of teaching, curriculum development, and educational leadership experience from a variety of academic positions, including his previous university position as dean of the School of Education. Lotze has taught many years of junior high, high school, and college level mathematics and pedagogy, in locations including Memphis, Tenn.; Zug, Switzerland; Salt Lake City, Utah; Towson, Md., and Washington, D. During that time, he was a mathematics mentor, the mathematics program coordinator, and redesigned the mathematics programs and the professional studies course offerings. Lotze was a member of The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Institutional Report (NCATE IR) writing team that succeeded in garnering the first NCATE accreditation granted to an online teachers college. Prior to his public service experience, as a 10-year manager in private industry, Dr. He retired from the United States Army after 21 years of active service spent in intelligence, military support to civilian authorities, and special operations.
It also made him the ideal person to partner with University leaders on a number of strategic retention and persistence initiatives focused on student success. His research interests include the appropriate use of technology to enhance teaching and learning. Patrizi supervised, managed, and developed corporate human resources and training programs.
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He joined APUS from the University of the Pacific where he led digital and adult learning initiatives including oversight of the Center for Professional and Continuing Education, the Center for Teaching and Learning, Academic Technology, and support for graduate hybrid and in-person programs on the Sacramento and San Francisco campuses. Smith was recently elected to the Executive Council of WCET (WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies) a division of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education.