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Holly McCracken

Capella University

Biography

Holly McCracken is currently a faculty member at Capella University (located in Minneapolis, MN) where she teaches in the School of Undergraduate Studies and is affiliated with the First Course and Business Programs. Additionally, she is a faculty member with the CAEL program LearningCounts that emphasizes prior learning assessment. McCracken has taught at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, in the areas of experiential learning, adult education, training and performance improvement, online teaching and learning, and liberal studies. Previous professional experiences include the development and administration of distance education programs; grant writing and management; and, academic program oversight. Currently a doctoral student at Capella University, McCracken’s research interests include adult, experiential and transformative learning, adult literacy, academic outreach and workforce education, organizational psychology, and instructional technologies.