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Faculty: Al Badger

Al Badger
Al Badger, MA
Title(s):
Senior Adjunct Professor
School(s):
Undergraduate
Campus(es):
San Francisco
  • 925-265-8937

COURSES TAUGHT

ENGL 120
Business Writing

RESEARCH INTERESTS & AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Distance Education
  • Teaching Theory and Practice
  • Academic Writing
  • Academic Writing
  • Business Writing
  • Critical Thinking

EDUCATION

  • BA, University Massachusetts
  • MA, Ohio State University

PROFESSIONAL & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 2000 - Present: Adjunct Faculty, Golden Gate University
Professional Experiences Include:
  • Dean of Education
  • Campus Director
  • VP of Government Affairs
Writing Experience:
  • Basic Business English
  • Fundamental Reading and Writing
  • Oral Presentations
  • Humanities 101
  • Motivation Techniques

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Contributor to The Online Teaching Guide: A Handbook of Attitudes, Strategies, and Techniques for the Virtual Classroom. Copyright 2000 by Allyn & Bacon. Edited by Ken White and Bob Weight.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), Falls Church, VA
  • 2006 - Present: Performs program assessments as a Distance Education Specialist
  • 2010 - Present: Reviews and evaluates school accreditation responses, as acting member of Preliminary Review Committee.
  • Chair of Distance Education Committee.
McLean Bible Church, Vienna, VA (Leader for Apologetics Church Ministry)
  • 2009 - Present: Conducts and organizes seminars on critical thinking and contemporary cultural issues as leader of "Culture for Christ" Apologetics team.
Presentations
  • "Faculty Roles in a Distributed Learning Environment" at the Western Cooperative for Educational Telecommunications Ninth Annual Meeting.
  • Keynote speaker on the topic of "How Technology will Change Teaching and Learning at Independent Colleges" for The Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges, Inc.

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Senior Adjunct Professor, Golden Gate University, 2011
  • "Employee of the Year Award" from the President and Board Members of Silicon Valley College, 2002