Old Dominion University
United States of America - Norfolk
Dr. Kelly S. Rippard is a researcher of English education, instructional design, curriculum development, problem-based instructional models, technology education, and blended learning. After having a successful career as a secondary and post secondary English educator as well as an instructional designer and curriculum specialist, Dr. Rippard is currently a lecturer in the department of teaching and learning at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. Here she teaches future teachers about educational methods and technology. Her current research investigates a variety of topics including teaching pre-writing skills in secondary education, cooperative grouping methods, pre-service teachers and social media use, the flipped classroom, problem-based models in post secondary capstone courses, and perceptions of blended learning in higher education.