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Dr. Kimberly Jacobs

Associate Dean Assistant Professor, Other
Dr. Kimberly Jacobs


Ph.D. in Education - Postsecondary and Adult Education
Capella University
M.A. in Education - Adult and Higher Education
The University of Texas at San Antonio
B.A. in Literature/Writing and Secondary Education
SUNY College at Potsdam

Research Interests

Adult learning theory, geographically dispersed faculty engagement,

Positions Held

1992 - 1994
Jefferson Community College


Academic Integrity in an Online University: Problems and Solutions

130th MLA Annual Convention, January 8-11, 2015
January 9, 2015

Engaging and Mentoring Faculty On-line: Building context, culture, and community

AACU General Education & Assessment Conference
February 23, 2012

Media Contributions

Core Learning and Changes in General Education

Faculty Connect: Provost's Weekly Message
February 14, 2014
Social Media - Blog

The Ghost of Curriculum Past, Present, and Future

Online Learning Tips
January 2013
Social Media - Blog

The Ghosts of Curriculum Past, Present, and Future

The Ghosts of Curriculum Past, Present, and Future
Social Media - Blog

Certifications and Licensure

May 31, 2018
Certified Professional Coach (CPC)
American Public University System - Center for Teaching and Learning
November 16, 2016
CITI - Social & Behavioral Research - Basic/Refresher
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)

Awards & Honors

June 16, 2021
2020 University Strategic Initiative – Catalyst – Learning Management System Migration
During 2020, the earner of this badge made significant contributions to the migration of courses to a new online classroom to improve user experience, promote student-to-student and faculty-to-student interaction, enable a robust mobile classroom, and further differentiate APUS as a leader in online learning.
April 6, 2017
2017 OLC Effective Practice Award
Online Learning Consortium
Linda Algozzini, Grady Batchelor, Shannon Voyles, Kim Bessolo, Valencia Gabay, and Core Learning faculty honored for group coaching and mentoring fostering organizational change and faculty passion for teaching excellence.