Miranda Jennings, PhD

Core Faculty, Dissertation Chair, The Graduate School

Contact:
mjennings@ncu.eduMiranda Jennings

Areas of Expertise

  • Research methodology (qualitative and quantitative)
  • Measurement instrument construction
  • Self-efficacy
  • Social cognitive theory 

Education

  • B.A., Colby College 
  • M.S., University of Connecticut
  • Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Dissertation

Adult learning in a workplace setting: key factors associated with the development of performance and efficacy

Selected Publications

  • Identification of Factors Associated with Academic Success and Persistence to Graduation in Online Learning Environments. In Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (Sage, 2009)
  • Teachscape Instructor’s Correlation Guide for Educational Psychology by Moreno (Wiley, 2009).
  • “Animal Species and Motherhood,” Encyclopedia of Motherhood (Sage, 2010)

Selected Professional Experience

  • Director of Curriculum Advancement/Assistant Professor: School of Dental Medicine, University of Connecticut
  • Assistant Professor, Mercer University
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Adjunct Faculty/Course developer, University of Connecticut