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Linda Bloomberg, EdD

Associate Director Faculty Support and Development; Full Professor, School of Education

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Areas of Expertise:

  • ​Qualitative Research
  • Adult Learning
  • Online Pedagogy


  • EdD


  • ​Teachers College, Columbia University

Research Areas of Interest:

  • ​Qualitative research
  • adult learning
  • adult education
  • online pedagogy

Certifications and /or licenses:

  • Registration: South African Medical and Dental Council/Counseling Psychology (since 1983)
  • Registration: South African Medical and Dental Council/Organizational Psychology (since 1984)
  • Member: Georgia Board of License. Affiliated with the National Board of License for teachers and principals of Jewish schools in North America (since 2002)
  • Member: Atlanta Jewish Federation Task Force for Jewish Education/Continuity.
  • Member: Network for Research in Jewish Education. New York, NY.

Selected Publications

  • Bloomberg, L. D. (2018). Case Study Method. In B. Frey (Ed.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation (pp. 237-239). SAGE.
  • Bloomberg, L. D.  & Grantham, G. (2018). Teaching in graduate distance education: Perspectives on evaluating faculty engagement strategies. International Journal of Online Graduate Education. 1(2), 1-24.
  • Bloomberg, L. D. & Volpe, M. (2019). Completing Your Qualitative Dissertation: A Road Map from Beginning to End. (4th Ed.). SAGE. (Currently being prepared for 5th edition)
  • Bloomberg, L. D. (2020). Developing a learning community through an online university's community engagement platform: An analysis of the experiences of students and faculty. International Journal of Online Graduate Education. 3(1), 1-24.
  • Award: Division of Distance Learning of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). 1st place (2020).
  • Bloomberg, L. D. (2020). Transitioning Rapidly to Online Teaching: Ten Tips to Prepare Instructors for Success. International Journal of Online Graduate Education. 3(2), 1-12.
  • Bloomberg, L. D. (2020). Coaching Faculty to Teach Online: A Single Qualitative Case Study at an Online University. International Journal of Online Graduate Education 3(2), 1-22.
  • Bloomberg, L. D. (2020). Contributions to Transitioning to online teaching and learning as a result of COVID-19. Resource for the higher education community. Series of articles developed for SAGE Publications.
  • Bloomberg, L. D. (2021). Designing and Delivering Effective Online Instruction: How to Engage Adult Learners. Teachers College Press, Columbia University.
  • This publication has been nominated for the 2021 Division of Distance Learning (DDL) for the Association of Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), one of the premier international organizations for instructional design and ed-tech.

Selected Professional Experience:

  • ​Member: International Coaching Research Forum, Harvard, Cambridge, MA.
  • Member: Jewish Federation North America Evaluation Network.
  • Founding Member: AEGIS for Life, Teachers College, Columbia University.
  • Member: Editorial Board, International Research in Higher Education.
  • Member: Future Talent Council, Global Advisory Board for Faculty and Staff Development
  • Member: Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP).