foundations of writing; editing; teaching writing; PR; APA, MLA and AP styles; literature; creative writing
reading, spending time with her German Shepherd, cooking, teaching
Editor-in-Chief of both the university newspaper, yearbook and literary anthology
Completed three-month practicum teaching 10th and 11th grade and a one-month practicum teaching 7th grade
She is currently ABD and collecting data for her dissertation and will be defending this fall
Kris has written a variety of articles regarding caring for one's home from the effects of painting a business to various HVAC services.
Kris has worked in the healthcare industry for nearly 20 years, but also teaches Allied Health programs to college students.
Kris M. created a Padlet, similar to a webpage, to help attendees and interested participants for the 2017 PASA symposium. This Padlet is still available to the public for viewing.
Dr. MacDonald has a background in law and legal research, making it easy for her to take legal jargon and topics and turn that information into a piece of writing that any reader can follow.
May 15, 2015 -- Examining the Efficacy of First-Year Seminar Courses at a For-Profit College â€“ presented virtually for PASA Inaugural Education Research Symposium through Drexel University
Aug. 27, 2016 â€“ Contributor to â€œDrexel Li-EduMeme Proposalâ€ sent to Drexel Universityâ€™s Office of the Provost
(2016, Sept. 20). â€œResearch for Actionâ€™s PERC Project on English Learners and Instructional Strategies: Literature Review for the School District of Philadelphiaâ€™s Office of Charter Schools,â€ report for the Philadelphia Education Research Consortium and the School District of Philadelphia Charter Schools Office
Dec. 16, 2016 - PERC ELL Literature Review Follow-Up - Tool Brainstorming â€“ presented literature findings virtually in an effort to create an assessment tool from the literature
Jan. 13, 2017 - Factors Positively Influencing Persistence and Program Completion for Nontraditional Students Enrolled at a For-Profit Postsecondary Institution - presented virtually for Drexel Universityâ€™s School of Education (SOE) Doctoral Colloquium
Jan. 30-31, 2017 - The Needs of Nontraditional Learners to Succeed in For-Profit Postsecondary Schools - presented as a live lecture at the Conference for Research Education (CARE), Las Vegas, NV
March 6-8, 2017 - Factors Positively Influencing Persistence and Program Completion for Nontraditional Students Enrolled at a For-Profit Postsecondary Institution â€“ presented virtually for 11th Annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED 2017).
Kris M. worked as a reporter and paginator for two newspapers, did freelance editing for a textbook, and edited a published fiction novel
Created personal websites for her portfolio; coursework for students; tutoring appointments
Speak in public every day, teach public speaking courses, and have presented research at academic conferences virtually and in person
Kris M. wrote a White Paper on Affirmative Action in Higher Education for doctoral coursework in Higher Education Law