Jennifer H. Herman


Jennifer H. Herman is Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Associate Professor of Practice in Education at Simmons College and develops and facilitates research-based faculty development opportunities around teaching and scholarship and provides structured support for curriculum design at all levels. She has been a grant co-PI or curriculum designer on many high-impact initiatives, including open-source assessment modules for NILOA, programs for the U.S. Department of State, the New York State Small Business Development Center’s online Entreskills program, and a STEM teaching institute for Harvard Medical School, as well as course design institutes and inclusive excellence seminars. Herman received her Ph.D. in Higher Education from the University at Buffalo and her M.A. in International Training and Education from American University.

Author's Books

Creating Engaging Discussions

Strategies for "Avoiding Crickets" in Any Size Classroom and Online


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