Textbook Affordability and Open Educational Resources

As costs of higher education and textbook affordability remain critical issues nationwide, many schools are now utilizing open educational resources (OER’s). They are free for educators to use, and they help save students thousands of dollars in textbook costs. Jenise Overmier, reference and instructional librarian as well as Assistant Professor, discusses how faculty members at […]

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Teaching the Future Leaders of Catholic Schools

Many principals and administrators of Catholic schools in Northern Virginia and beyond have an important connection to Marymount University. Sr. Patricia Helene Earl, director of the M.Ed. program in Administration and Supervision (also known as the Catholic School Leadership Program), focuses on how this signature offering prepares students to become the future leaders of their […]

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Preparing Future Educators to Teach with Technology

When it comes to technology and its impact on education, things are changing every day! Dr. Elizabeth Langran, Professor of Education at Marymount, discusses why it’s important for America’s future educators to be prepared to use the latest technologies in the classroom to boost the learning of their students. We hope you enjoyed today’s “Faculty […]

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Digital Technology to Explore the Built Environment

How is digital technology changing the study of interior design and architecture? Doug Seidler, Associate Professor and Department Chair of Marymount’s Interior Design program, chats about how the areas of lighting, building technology, digital fabrication and more have been modernized over recent years. We hope you enjoyed today’s “Faculty in Focus” conversation! Tune in again soon […]

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Effectively Preparing Students for Careers in Investigations

To break into the criminal justice field, it’s important to not only have internships on your resume but hands-on experience as well. Dr. Amanda Farrell, Assistant Professor in Marymount’s Criminal Justice program, covers the necessary skills for working in criminal investigations, how the field is changing and what she is doing to prepare students for […]

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