Dr. Parker’s profile includes an earned doctorate in education and experience in teaching and administration in the field of education since 1970. As a member of the faculty of Liberty University since 1986, his primary expertise and research has been focused on college-level adult education, experiential learning assessment, learning styles, study skills and technology as it relates to distance learning. Throughout his early life the love of Christian education and the Christian ministry were complement of each other. Ordained as a young minister in 1973 right out of college, he not only taught music in various elementary and secondary schools, but served in many churches as youth and music minister. In 1989 he was honored with the Doctor of Divinity degree for his outstanding service. Whenever, he has any time to spare his love of family, especially grandchildren, oil painting, and the art of magic completes his life.
"Lighting the Way" with Differentiation in Reading, Faculty Publications and Presentations (2013)
Enhancing Christian School Experiences for Pre-Service Teachers Through Service Learning Partnerships (with Beth E. Ackerman and Karen Parker), Journal of Research on Christian Education (2010)
This article gives an overview of service learning as it relates to the integration of...
Enhancing Christian School Experiences for Pre-Service Teachers through Service-Learning Partnerships (with Karen L. Parker and Beth E. Ackerman), Christian Perspectives in Education (2008)
The mission of the Teacher Licensure Program at Liberty University is to develop competent professionals...
Contributions to Books
Comprehension with Character: Lessons from Newbery Books (with Karen L. Parker), Discovering Worlds of Literacy (2009)
Enhancing Christian School Field Experiences through Academic Coaching in a Service-learning Partnership (with Beth E. Ackerman and Karen L. Parker), Forum for Christian Teacher Educators: The Role of Christian Higher Education with the K-12 Christian School—Training the Future Generation of Leaders (2007)
This article gives an overview of service learning as it relates to learning and understanding...
Reflection of Teacher Candidates on Differentiation in the Classroom Using Learning Style Profiles (with Karen L. Parker), Faculty Publications and Presentations (2012)
Building Online Communities for Literacy Educators (with Karen L. Parker), Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers (2009)
Learning with Style and Skill: A Description of a Self-Calculating, Computerized Learning Styles Profile and Study Skills Inventory and Its Use for Diagnosing and Prescribing Learning (with Karen L. Parker), European Conference on Reading (2007)
A Self-Calculating, Computerized Learning Styles Profile and Study Skills Inventory are described with applications for...