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Conversation with Jennifer D. Klein - Global Education Specialist

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This webinar is hosted in English

Dr. Nellie Deutsch in coversation with Jennifer D. Klein


Dr. Nellie Deutsch
Dr. Nellie Deutsch
Jennifer D. Klein
Jennifer D. Klein





 



About Jennifer D. Klein

Jennifer D. Klein, B.A., M.A., Literature and creative writing, has been teaching for the past 19 years, including five years in Central America and 11 years in all-girls education. She has published a wide array of creative and educational writings and is currently working on a variety of writing and research projects focused on Cuban education, Poetry of Witness strategies for teaching conflict, and the development of purposeful pedagogy which encourage social change.



Jennifer is currently Professional Development and Outreach Coordinator at TakingITGlobal, where she designs and delivers internationally accredited online e-courses for teachers across the globe. She is also the Director of Global Partnerships for World Leadership School, building online curriculum and collaborative learning experiences between North American classrooms and schools in other parts of the world, as well as leading professional development trainings and faculty development trips for WLS schools. Finally, Jennifer is Director of Educational Development for the Research Journalism Initiative, an educational non-profit which facilitates creative expression among Palestinian youth and the use of their projects in American classrooms.

Jennifer holds a principal's license and has a broad background in program planning, curriculum enrichment, single-sex education, student travel, and experiential, inquiry-driven learning. Raised in early models of experiential, progressive education herself, Jennifer is an expert in authentic project-based, student-driven learning strategies. Jennifer is current President and former Educational Chair for the United Nations Association Board of Directors, Denver-Metro Chapter.

Jennifer has spoken at various prestigious places like the Annual Conferences of the International Studies Schools Association, the National Association of Independent Schools, the People of Color Conference, and the International Society for Technology in Education. She has presented at New York University, Bard College, Fordham University, Penn State and Ithaca College.

She has coordinated a panel in Spanish for CLASE, a national conference to improve education across the United States of Mexico. Jennifer was the keynote speaker for the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools' Annual Technology Conference, and at the "Living in a Flat World: Global Education Conference" at EARTH University in Costa Rica, and she gave a special Professional Development Intensive for the International Association of Experiential Education. She has also given five presentations as part of GlobalEdCon2011.

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About Nellie

Nellie holds a Doctor of Education (Ed.D) in educational leadership specializing in curriculum & instruction and is an E-Learning Professional Development Specialist.

About the Host

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Mohali, India

Dr. Deutsch earned her doctorate in education and educational leadership with a specialization in curriculum and instruction from the University of Phoenix from the School of Advanced Studies. Her dissertation research was published on Amazon) focused on instructor experiences with integrating technology in blended learning contexts in higher education around the world. Dr. Deutsch is internationally known as a transformative leader, community builder, an expert in educational technology, leader in providing online professional development courses, and mentor for educators worldwide.

Dr. Deutsch is the founder of Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL), an online informal network that provides free professional development workshops for educators around the world. Dr. Deutsch is also founder and current coordinator of the annual Connecting Online (CO09-CO13) for Instruction and Learning and Moodlemoot (MMVC11- MMVC13) free online conferences. She also provides course design and online facilitation on Moodle for Teacher (M4T) courses for teachers and administrators at Atlantic University, COL, and other organizations around the world.

href="http://www.nelliemuller.com/WebQuestsbyNellieDeutsch.htm">WebQuests, Professional Electronic Portfolios (Mahara), web 2.0 tools, blogs, social networks, and wikis. She follows a relationship-based collaborative active learning approach to instruction and learning. Her experiential humanitarian approach to instruction and learning has earned her the respect of educators around the globe and attracted her to healthy living and healing. She's an accredited PAIRS (Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills), conflict resolution, and Reiki practitioner. She practices and teaches Mindfulness Meditation and the Alexander Technique.

Dr. Deutsch has written chapters in books on the use of technology and research (

Dr. Deutsch volunteers a great deal of her services. She is on the steering committee for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Computer Assisted Language Learning Interest Section (CALL-IS). She is also on the board of directors for the World Association for Online Education (WAOE) as the program coordinator.  She also promotes free online education worldwide by providing free professional development courses to educators in Africa and underdeveloped countries.