Faculty Partner Network

The Faculty Partners’ Network is a community of educators from around the country who enthusiastically use Cengage Learning’s digital solutions in innovative and effective ways and want to share their experiences.

Faculty Partners can show you a Cengage Learning solution from a teaching and learning perspective, and consult with you about how to use that solution to meet course objectives, learning outcomes or other goals, such as increased student engagement and retention.

Faculty Partners are available by phone, online or onsite at your institution. Talk to your Learning Consultant about enlisting a Faculty Partner to help you achieve your teaching and learning goals!

Learning Solution: MindTap

Melody Alexander

I am a professor in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management in the Miller College of Business at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. My current teaching focus includes traditional and online busi...

Dr. Daniel Asera

I am a Professor & Faculty Fellow at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and teach various levels of college-level Math in the Department of Mathematical Sciences and the UNLV Mathematics Learning Center. For several years, I...

Rachel Bain

I am the instructional technology coordinator for the undergraduate chemistry program at University of Wisconsin - Madison. We serve thousands of students each semester, most of whom aren't chemistry majors, so we have a wide...

Robert Banik

I am an instructor of mathematics at Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS where I have been teaching since 2007. I primarily teach Calculus I and II. I've also taught College Algebra, Trigonometry, and Business Calc...

Raji Baradwaj

I am a Senior Lecturer of Statistics in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. I received my Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Mathematics from University of Madras, Indi...

Kristi Barker

I am an Associate Professor in the Teaching and Learning Center at South Plains College in Lubbock, Texas and have taught Developmental Reading and College Success Strategies courses in traditional, hybrid and online formats....

Emily J Beard

I am an Assistant Professor of English at Saginaw Valley State University in Saginaw, Michigan. I teach courses in Composition; Honors; Writing and Censorship, and a Writing course focusing on the pursuits of happiness across...

Sharon Behrens

I am a Business Technology Instructor at Mid-State Technical College in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. As the only full-time instructor for the Administrative Professional and Office Support Specialist programs, the majority...

Jenny Billings

I am the Chair of ACA (Study Skills), DRE (Developmental Reading and English), and ENG (Curriculum English) at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in Concord and Salisbury, North Carolina. I teach ENG-111 (Writing and Inquiry) m...

Eric Bobo

I am an instructor at Hinds Community College in Raymond, MS where I have taught History, Western Civilization and World Civilization courses for the past 15 years. I currently teach both traditional and fully online courses....

Heather Bonikowski

I am currently an Adjunct Professor of French at Austin Community College. Before that, I taught French, Spanish, Italian, and English Language Arts at public high school, pri-vate K-12, community college, and four-year unive...

Lisa Boragine

I am a full-time tenured Associate Professor of Communication at Cape Cod Community College located in West Barnstable, Massachusetts. I teach face to face, partial online, and fully online courses in public speaking, interpe...

Kathleen Borbee

After a 30+ year career with IBM in Systems Engineering, Marketing and Sales Operations, I am now an Associate Professor in the Business Administration & Economics Department at Monroe Community College. I received my M.B.A. ...

Ginny Botts

I am an instructor for the Student Success course at the University of Central Florida. At UCF, the most popular semester for Student Success is the summer semester. This means I have six weeks to make an impact on my stude...

Brittany Bright

I have been an instructor in Information Systems at the University of Arkansas for the last seven years and have taught database systems, programming, Enterprise Resource Planning, and Principles of Information Systems. I'm c...

Bobby Brown

I am an Instructor in the College of Business and Technology at Morehead State University in Morehead, KY. Over the course of my 16 years, I have taught many different courses through many different avenues including hybrid, ...

Joey Bryant

I am a Program Coordinator for Healthcare Business Informatics in the Thomas H. Davis iTEC Center at Forsyth Technical Community College. I teach Informatics, Introduction to Computers, Excel, Systems Analysis & Design, and S...

Janet Bunch

A third generation and "Who's Who Among American Teachers" educator, I teach Spanish whenever and wherever. I've taught in both high school and higher education environments. I currently teach Elementary and Intermediate...

Janet Campbell

I am a full-time instructor at Dixie State University in St. George, Utah, and teach Introduction to Computers and Business Computer Proficiency. In 18 years of teaching CIS, I have explored digital technology to improve stud...

Lilian L Cano

I am a Spanish Instructor at the University of Texas at San Antonio. I have a Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree in Spanish culture, literature and linguistics, and I have been teaching at UTSA since 2007. I teach differ...

Denise Carr

Denise earned her Doctorate in Higher Education Leadership from The University of Texas at Austin and an M.B.A. from Hood University. After working as an accountant for 10 years, Denise switched careers and became a college p...

Diane Carter

I am a Senior Instructor in the Department of Psychology and Communication Studies at the University of Idaho. I teach graduate, undergraduate, and Honors Communication courses, and I am also the course director for COMM 101 ...

Dr. Susannah Chewning

I am a Senior professor of English at Union County College., where I teach composition, introduction to literature, British literature, women authors, an honors gender and sexuality seminar, honors composition. I coordinated ...

Essie Childers

Essie Childers is a full-time professor of Learning Frameworks, Study Skills, and Developmental Reading at Blinn College. Blinn College is a two-year college in central Texas with an enrollment of almost 20,000 students on fo...

Reggie Cobb

I am an Instructor at Nash Community College in Rocky Mount, NC, where I teach non-majors and majors Biology, Environmental Biology, and other freshman/sophomore elective Biology courses. As both an on-campus and virtual i...

Ruth Couch

I am an Associate Professor in the School of Business at Owens Community College in Ohio. During my 13 years of teaching on campus and online, my courses have ranged from Small Business Management to Business Law, as well as ...

Scott Crawford

I am a lecturer at the University of Wyoming Department of Statistics and I have taught introductory courses, methods courses, and graduate level courses. I like to use Webassign because it is simple for the student to find ...

Tracy Daly

I am an Adjunct Professor in the Kinesiology Department at California State University San Marcos, the Nutrition Department at Miramar College and the Nursing Program at Azusa Pacific University in San Diego. I teach general ...

Dale Dawes

I am a full-time lecturer at Borough of Manhattan Community College, part of the CUNY system, and a Doctoral candidate in Mathematics Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. I hold an M.S. in Risk Management from ...

Leanne DeFoor

I teach Business Law and Management courses at University of West Georgia in Carrollton, GA. I have used MindTap since its initial rollout, primarily to prepare students for class, to engage them during class, and to provide ...

Greg Dixon

Dr. Dixon teaches courses in international relations and American government. His courses include American Foreign Policy, International Organization, International Law, and International Conflict and Conflict Management, as...

Scott Domowicz

I am the Academic Dean at Pittsburgh Technical College for the Schools of Business, Criminal Justice, Hospitality and Culinary Arts. I became an educator after retiring from government service where I served with the Office o...

Donna Donald

I am an Assistant Professor of History for the College of General Studies at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. Over the last fourteen years, I've had the privilege of teaching online and face-to-face, day and night classes...

Brad Duerson

I am currently teaching at Des Moines Area Community College, and I served as Assistant Professor of International Business at Southern Utah University. I came to back into teaching 10 years ago. Prior to that, I worked in ma...

Joshua Dyck

I am an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Lowell where I teach classes in American Politics, Elections and Public Opinion. I also direct a large scale polling operation for UMass Lowe...

Melissa Erskine

I am a Professor of German and English at Blinn College in Texas, and have taught there for six years. At Blinn, I am the entire German program, so I teach all four semesters of beginning and intermediate German; additionally...

Virginia Ferrari

As an adjunct faculty member at Solano Community College in the Career/Technical Education division, I taught medical front office programs, records management, medical coding, and small business courses. My specialty with Ce...

Ulanda Forbess

I am the Director of Distance Learning and Faculty Professional Development and the lead Faculty Technology Coach for online learning and educational technology at North Lake College, Dallas County Community College District....

Danielle Geary

I currently teach the Spanish online program at Georgia Tech, using iLrn technology, voiceboards, videos, and a Facebook group virtual classroom to engage students in a unique language learning experience. iLrn lets me put al...

Kathleen Golden

I am a professor of Communication Studies and the Department Chair at Edinboro University. My areas of expertise are organizational communication, rhetorical theory, rhetorical criticism, and small group communication. I teac...

Jarren Gonzales

I am an Associate Professor in the Psychology Department at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California, and I've been a Faculty Partner since 2012. I earned a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Notre Dame with spe...

Carol Gossett

I worked in industry as a systems analyst for 14 years before moving to the classroom. Today, I am an Assistant Professor at the University of North Alabama. My courses include office applications software, systems analysis, ...

Ashton Griffin

Ashton "T." Griffin is a lead Chemistry Instructor at Wayne Community College in Goldsboro, North Carolina. He has been teaching there since Fall, 2005. Ashton received his BS in chemistry from Davidson College in Davidson, N...

Terri Grote

I am an Assistant Professor at St. Louis Community College on the Forest Park campus in the Information Systems Department. I have taught at St. Louis Community College for 30 years as both an adjunct and full-time professor....

Rachelle Hall

I am a full-time instructor at Glendale Community College (GCC) in Glendale, Arizona in the Business and Information Technology Department. I teach multiple disciplines including CIS, Business and Microsoft Technology. I h...

Yvette Hassakoursian

I am an Associate Professor and Director of the Self-Paced Math Program at Glendale Community College in Southern California. I have taught developmental math at GCC for 17 years. I have served as Assistant Division Chair, C...

Kelly Hinson

I am an Information Technology instructor with Gaston College in Dallas, North Carolina. I am the lead instructor for the Introduction to Computers course and I also teach Information Management Systems, User Support and Help...

Ralph Hooper

I have taught Mathematics and/or Computer Science at The University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa) since 1985. Currently I focus on teaching Internet-related topics using SAM, MindTap and Emerge 6.0. I love all of these Cengage Lear...

Peter James

Greetings folks! My name is Peter and I am an Associate Professor in the Business, Management & Marketing Department at the College of DuPage in beautiful Glen Ellyn, IL. Although I have taught various classes in the traditio...

Kasie Jean

I am currently a Senior Instructional Designer at HotChalk, but I began my career in online learning as a Senior Learning Design Author in Economics with Aplia back in 2007. After spending five years developing robust, digita...

Joan Johnson

I have obtained two masters degrees, a M.A. in Government and a M.L.S. in Library Science. I received both degrees from Texas Woman's University. During my time here at Tarrant County College, I have received several awards. ...

Sandy Keeter

I've been a Professor in the Information Technology Department at Seminole State College in Florida since 1994, but I've been a computer "trainer" since the early 1980s. I teach Computer Literacy and Microsoft Offic...

Roxanne Kingston

I am an Instructor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Systems at the University of Southern Mississippi, and I have been a Registered Dietitian for over a decade. I teach graduate and undergraduate courses, and I am also...

Robert Knox

I have been an Adjunct Professor of technology-based courses off and on for over 30 years while running a software design consulting firm. This includes a full-time course load for the past 12 years in the state college and u...

Kimberly Koledoye

I am a professor in both the Student Success and Developmental English departments at Houston Community College in Houston, Texas. I also serve as the Program Coordinator of Student Success. For eight years, I have taught...

Renuka Kumar

I am an Associate Professor in the School of Applied and Information Technology at the Community College of Baltimore County, teaching courses in traditional, blended and online formats. I was introduced to MindTap when I was...

Michael Lafreniere

I am an Associate Professor of environmental engineering technology and mathematics at Ohio University-Chillicothe, where I have been teaching since 1994. I use Enhanced WebAssign in conjunction with self-made, online vide...

Mary Legner

I have been a Professor of Mathematics at Riverside City College for the past 19 years, teaching courses from arithmetic to differential equations. I just started my second term as the Academic Senate's Secretary-Treasurer. A...

Rajone Lyman

For the past 12 years I have been a professor and online tutor of teacher education, integrated reading and writing, and student success courses for Houston Community College-Northeast, and have served on the district curricu...

Linda Manning

I am an Associate Professor in the Business Computer Technology Department at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee and teach Word, Excel, Computer Applications (Word, Excel, Access), and Office Integrat...

Larry Margerum

I am ending my run as Chemistry department chair at University of San Francisco, having overseen the move to a new science building and upgrading our operating and student research funding. I also run an active research group...

Mindy Mass

I'm a professor and department chair in the Computer Applications & Office Management department at Santa Barbara City College. My main teaching involves fully online classes of our Intro to Computer Applications course, but ...

Eugene Matthews

I'm Eugene Matthews. I'm an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Park University, where I teach Criminal Justice, Security, and Homeland Security courses. Although I've been a full-time Criminal Justice professor (schol...

Diane May

I currently teach Business Law and related courses at Winona State University in Winona, Minnesota. I helped create the blueprint portion of MindTap for Business Law as a result of my research interest scaffolding ÃÆ...

Michelle McCargish

I am an adjunct instructor at Western New Mexico University and occasionally at Oklahoma State University. As a graduate assistant I developed the first online offering of the American history survey course at OSU, which impr...

Gary Mehre

I'm an Accounting instructor at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay. I've been a full-time instructor for nine years and prior to that was an adjunct instructor. I've been a CPA for almost 27 years and have wor...

Tracy Morgan

I teach Accounting I and II at Hinds Community College in Raymond, Mississippi, a two-year school offering associate and technical degrees. Most of our Accounting students will transfer to a four-year college. My classes cont...

Barbara Mullaney

For the past 12 years, I have been teaching College Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Basic Calculus and Math for Elementary Teachers at Tennessee State University in Nashville. I also piloted college algebra courses during times of res...

Charles Mundy-Castle

I am a mathematics instructor at Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Prior to this, I was a lecturer at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) for nine years. I mostly teach the calculus ...

Amy Myers

I am a Professor of Economics at Parkland College in Champaign, IL, and have taught Principles of Macroeconomics and Principles of Microeconomics for more than 30 years. I began developing and teaching courses online in 1999 ...

Charlie Naffziger

I have been teaching Math at Central Oregon Community College since 1995. In the fall of 2006 I took a sabbatical to research electronic textbooks and online homework systems. I found that Enhanced WebAssign offered the affor...

Michael O'Neill

I began teaching at Seattle Central in the early 1980s, spent seven years as an administrator, and ended up teaching Accounting for the past 20 years or so. I was lucky to be a computer programmer for a while, and this experi...

Mary Poffenroth

I am a biologist, writer and presenter, conducting large and mega lecture classes both in person and online. I specialize in non-majors Biology and teach at San Jose State University. Our school is an urban campus that serves...

Kristen Quinn

I have been teaching accounting for the past seven years at Northern Essex Community College. I teach all levels of accounting (financial, managerial, and intermediate) in face-to-face, online, and hybrid courses. I have ...

Ashley Roberts

I am a Senior Instructor in Dietetics at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. I teach undergraduate nutrition courses to both dietetic majors and non-majors. In 2014, I adopted MindTap and was most interested in the inte...

La Tasha Roberts

I'm an Instructor Associate at Austin Community College in Austin, TX. I instruct Principals of Accounting-I in our Transfer Program and Introduction to Accounting in our Workforce Program. I've taught courses in a traditiona...

Josh Robinson

I am an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Collat School of Business at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). My main area of research is health economics, with an emphasis on health behaviors and the effects of...

Daniel Roddin

I teach mathematics and technology at Globe University/Minnesota School of Business. I have been an instructor here for four years, and a math tutor for over 13 years. I use Enhanced WebAssign and SAM. Enhanced WebAssign s...

Joe Rody

I am a Principal Lecturer in the School of Mathematics & Statistics at Arizona State University and have been teaching there since 1990. Before coming to ASU, I was a high school mathematics teacher in northeast Ohio. I hav...

Jennifer Rogers

I am the Foreign Language Coordinator and an Instructor of Spanish at Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City, MO. I have been using the text Exploraciones since it was in a custom edition �� well before its nationa...

Scott Rudeen

I am the Criminal Justice Online Program Chair at Globe University. I have 10 years of teaching, and seven years of instructional design experience, in online, residential, and hybrid formats. I also have over 20 years' exper...

Amie Russell

I am a Spanish instructor and the undergraduate coordinator for Mississippi State University in the Classical & Modern Languages and Literatures Department. I teach all levels of Spanish as well as organize advising for our s...

Karen Scott

I am a Senior Lecturer at the University of Texas at Arlington in the Information Systems and Operations Management Department. I have a Master of Science in Information Systems and have been teaching since 1998. Prior to tea...

Elaine Smith

I am an Instructor of Mathematics at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas where I teach College Algebra, Finite Math I, Math Technology, and Discrete Math. I have been using EWA as an instructor since 2011. I was ...

JoyceAnne Soliman

I am a mathematics instructor at Dougherty Valley High School in the San Ramon Valley Unified School district. I have been teaching high school mathematics for 25 years and have taught at community college extension center f...

Lucero Tenorio

I am an Associate Professor of Spanish at Oklahoma State University. I have taught Spanish language, literature, civilization, and culture for 25 years. I also have been teaching with the Honors College at OSU for ten years. ...

Luke Walsh

I have been a full-time instructor at Catawba Valley Community College, located in Hickory, NC. My spectrum of teaching mathematics spans from Developmental Math to Calculus and in each one of those subjects Enhanced WebAssig...

Audrey Wick

I am a full-time English professor and kinesiology instructor at Blinn College, a two-year college in central Texas with four campuses and a combined enrollment of nearly 20,000 students. I use The College Writer version ...

Solomon Willis

I have been teaching various levels of mathematics since 1999. I am currently the Department Chair of Mathematics at Cleveland Community College in Shelby, North Carolina. I earned my Master's degree in Mathematics Educatio...

Ed Winkofsky

I am an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Operations, Business Analytics and Information Systems at the University of Cincinnati. Prior to joining the University of Cincinnati in 2007, I spent over 25 years at MeadWestva...

Patty Worsham

I am a full-time professor and department co-chair of Business Administration and Accounting at Norco College (part of the Riverside Community College District) in Southern California. I started teaching at California State P...

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