My name is Dr. Laurie Tenzer and I am a lifelong educator.
A lifelong educator, Dr. Laurie Tenzer has been involved in online higher education for the past decade as both a learner and a practicing faculty member. Her intimate knowledge from both viewpoints gives her a unique perspective in this fast-changing environment. Her long experience in teaching technology in the corporate world provides a well-rounded focus from both academia and industry from which she draws and shares her knowledge. She serves as a peer reviewer for the Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks and as an Editorial Board Member for Teacher Education with Multimedia Education Resource for Online Teaching & Learning (MERLOT). Dr. Tenzer also served on the international board of reviewers for Transformation in teaching: Social media strategies in higher education (2012) edited by Cheal, Coughlin & Moore.
Dr. Tenzer has held positions at MIT, IBM and Bank of Hawaii. She is a member of the Sloan Consortium, Association of Computing Machinery's SIGWEB and SIGGRAPH and the American Association of Computing in Education.
Dr. Laurie Tenzer currently holds adjunct appointments at St. Petersburg College in Digital Media and at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh – Online Division in Web Design & Interactive Media. She has provided online and ground-based learning opportunities at Hawaii Pacific University. There she has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in HTML & Web Design, Corporate Information Systems, and general Computer Science courses.
Laurie Tenzer's Background
Laurie Tenzer's Experience
Adjunct Faculty at St. Petersburg College - Seminole
August 2013 - Present | Seminole, FL
Teach face-to-face and blended classes in Web and Digital Graphics.
Faculty at Art Institute of Pittsburgh
July 2004 - Present | Online
Coached, trained, and mentored faculty. Successfully facilitated online courses in Senior Research, Senior Portfolio, Interactive Telecommunications (Mobile Apps Development), Fundamentals of World Wide Web, Web Development I, Web Development II, Writing for Web, Basic Web Scripting, Sophomore Portfolio, User-Center, Information Design. Computer Based Training I, Computer Literacy, Screen Design, Digital Imaging, Sociology for over 2000 learners. Leader in assessment and curriculum committees.
Adjunct Faculty at Hawaii Pacific University
June 2004 - June 2009
Taught graduate and undergraduate courses in web design, computer science, and corporate information systems.
Manager, Application Support and Training at Bank of Hawaii
1983 - 1999
Managed staff who provided Training and Support to 2000+ computer end-users
Laurie Tenzer's Education
Argosy University Online
2008 – 2012
Concentration: Instructional Leadership - Educational Technology
Activities: Conducted mixed methods research on Faculty Motivations and Incentives for Teaching eCourses
University of Phoenix
2002 – 2004
Concentration: Adult Education and Distance Learning
Hawaii Pacific University
1991 – 1995
Concentration: Human Services
Laurie Tenzer's Interests & Activities
Mobile learning applications, assessment, open educational resources, social media as an educational tool, and faculty who teach online.