Teresa Coffman, Professor of Education, received a Ph.D. (2004) in Education and an M.A. (1997) in Education (Instructional Technologies), after earning a B.A. (1989) in Psychology.
Dr. Coffman’s articles have been published in the International Journal of Social Sciences, Virginia Educational Leadership, and Learning and Leading with Technology. Her professional work includes two published books, Using Inquiry in the Classroom: Developing Creative Thinkers and Information Literate Students (2nd Ed.) and Engaging Students through Inquiry-oriented Learning and Technology. Dr. Coffman has also published four chapters in peer-reviewed textbooks and is an active presenter at state, national, and international conferences.
Dr. Coffman’s areas of expertise and scholarly research include educational theory, pedagogy, technology in instruction, and teacher preparation.