Deputy Director, Training & Development
Dr. John Whitworth is a lifelong educational leader and learner who has been working in the field for over fifteen years in a variety of positions. John has completed several graduate degree training programs, including a Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) in Curriculum and Instruction, a Specialist (Ed.S.) in Teaching and Learning, and a Masters of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Technology and Instructional Design. With a professional background specializing in teaching, coaching, instructional design, needs analysis, test development, and psychometric reporting, John believes in the idea of providing adult learners with the information they need to be successful in today’s growing online learning marketplace.
John’s current research interests in this field are focused on improving the student immediacy experience in online learning environments by creating dynamic and unique experiences for adult learners. He accomplishes this through the use of interactive learning objects as well as developing memorable moments in the teacher-student relationship that helps elevate overall student self-efficacy each and every day.