B.A; M.A, Psychology and English; English @
The University of Akron
As an innovative, dynamic, and collaborative educator, Dan Kulmala possesses a passion for the following pedagogical and professional initiatives: on-line and blended learning, international education, performance- and tech-based instructional design, integrative curriculum creation and delivery, gamification in instruction and Global English. As an experienced leader and accomplished educator, he thrives in creating innovative and engaging programs of
As an innovative, dynamic, and collaborative educator, Dan Kulmala possesses a passion for the following pedagogical and professional initiatives: on-line and blended learning, international education, performance- and tech-based instructional design, integrative curriculum creation and delivery, gamification in instruction and Global English. As an experienced leader and accomplished educator, he thrives in creating innovative and engaging programs of study. Recently, he sharpened his skills in curriculum development and delivery with the successful implementation of the BA in Global English, the MLS in Social Media Networking and the MLS in e-Learning Professional Programs. He has been awarded a Teagle Foundation Teaching and Learning Scholarship, and he serves on the Advisory Board for SXSWedu.
Chair, Department of Modern Languages @ As Chair of Modern Languages, I oversee the office management and curriculum development of courses and programs offered by this department. As chair, my primary duties involve the following: Department Governance Scheduling and Curriculum Planning Faculty Initiatives Student Affairs and Recruitment Publicity and External Communication Continuous Quality Improvement Professional Development Additional responsibilities involve the following: Generating new concentrations to enhance job opportunities for graduates Strategically connecting with other universities to produce cross-border partnerships Growing the Global English Program for national and international purposes Facilitating professional-based programs of study for second language acquisition use Advancing the use of new e-Learning technologies to engage students in learning Collaborating with e-Learning businesses to propel the Modern Language curriculum forward From August 2012 to Present (3 years 1 month) Fort Hays State UniversityAdvisory Board Member @ The SXSWedu® Conference & Festival fosters innovation in learning by hosting a diverse and energetic community of stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds in education. The four-day event affords registrants open access to engaging sessions, interactive workshops, hands on learning experiences, cinematic portrayals, early stage startups and a host of networking opportunities. By providing a platform for collaboration, SXSWedu works to promote creativity and social change. From August 2012 to Present (3 years 1 month) Austin, Texas AreaProfessor of Global English @ From August 2001 to Present (14 years 1 month) Hays, KSTeagle Foundation Teaching and Learning Scholar @ From January 2011 to December 2013 (3 years) New York, New YorkAssistant Dean of the Graduate School and Director of the MLS Program @ From August 2011 to July 2012 (1 year) Graduate School
Ph.D, English @ University of Kansas From 1994 to 2000 B.A; M.A, Psychology and English; English @ The University of Akron From 1983 to 1988 Dan Kulmala is skilled in: Adult Education, Higher Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, E-Learning, Teaching, Distance Learning, Instructional Design, Staff Development, Courses, Public Speaking, Instructional Technology, Academic Advising, ePortfolio, Leadership, ESL, Leadership Development, College Teaching, University Teaching, Digital Electronics, Student Development, Faculty Development, Educational Technology, Camtasia, Teaching Writing, Program Development, Tutoring, Student Affairs, Blended Learning, Teacher Training, Classroom, Teaching English as a..., Moodle, Classroom Management, Higher Education..., Technology Integration, Learning Management, Student Engagement, Secondary Education, K-12, Student Counseling, Educational Leadership, Program Evaluation, Student Leadership, Social Networking
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