Dr. Patricia Low Dinneen is Director of Faculty Development within LAI's Instructional Core and focuses on course and curricular design, teaching methods, assessment, and educational research. She teaches and organizes GW's annual Course Design Institute (CDI), the Teaching Network for Early Career Faculty, the GTAP training course for new graduate assistants, and numerous workshops and presentations. Her department also sponsors GW's annual Teaching Day and other special events that support teaching excellence at GW. She holds a BA from Harvard University, a Masters in Distance Education from the University of Maryland, and a Doctorate in Education from GW.
Recent publications include:
Dinneen, P. (2021). How a Flexible Teaching “Camp” Answered Our Pandemic Teaching Emergency. To Improve the Academy. 39.3 (Educational Development in the Time of Crises). https://www.toimprovetheacademy.org/
Dinneen, P. (2020). Online teaching: Exploration tips. Contributor to the University of Virginia’s Center for Teaching Excellence. c3Design Academy. https://www.c3design.academy/
Dinneen, P. and Kortecamp, K. (2017). A design thinking alternative to student evaluations: Using alumni feedback to impact university course design. Proceedings of the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting.