B.Sc.(Baylor University) M.Sc. (University of North Texas) PhD Philosophy (University of North Texas) Marian has taught at both the secondary and tertiary levels. She has also worked as an Instructional Designer, TV Talk Show Host, Sales Rep for 3M Company, and Program Manager of the Distance Ed Satellite Network. Marian’s dissertation research was in brain-based learning strategies. She is also very interested in active/kinaesthetic learning, mind mapping, strategies for learning, and experiential learning
Physical webbing: Group construction of three-dimensional mindmaps to build understanding and knowledge., Humanities & Social Sciences papers (2008)
In an effort to make the learning strategy of Mind Mapping more experiential, an instructional...
The tower of Bloom: Modeling constructionism and active learning in preservice teacher education classrooms, Humanities & Social Sciences papers (2008)
Traditionally, the lecture-based format for instruction has been used extensively in teaching, especially in university...
Moving beyond awareness: Tips and tactics for creating an inclusive intercultural classroom experience (with Amy L. Kenworthy, George Hrivnak, and Louise Mulligan), 23rd ANZAM conference 2009: Sustainability management and marketing (2009)
SkillQuests: Bringing real life to the classroom with a collaborative computer-based instructional tool (with Shilo Brosnan and Jenna Swan), Humanities & Social Sciences papers (2008)
This paper explores the development and implementation of a structured computer-based learning tool, named a...