Marcia A Wratcher, PhD

Distinguished Core PT Professor, School of Education

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Areas of Expertise:

  • ​Curriculum
  • Instructional Design
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Online Learning


  • ​PhD University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh PA
  • MLS Duquesne University Pittsburgh PA
  • BA English Seton Hill University Pittsburgh PA


  • ​The Rationale and Design of an Entry Program for the Post-Secondary International Student

Research Areas of Interest:

  • ​Teaching and Learning
  • Online and Remote Learning

Select Publications:

  • ​Dapra, J.M. and Wratcher, M.A. (2018) Informal Assessment Activities for Blended and Online Courses. The Teaching Professor. Magna Publications, November 1, 2018.

Select Professional Experience:

  • ​Educational Consultant - Edu Consulting Associates LLC.
  • Corporate VP of Academic Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness - EDMC
  • Corporate VP of Research and Development - EDMC
  • VP and Dean of Academic Affairs - EDMC Online Higher Education
  • Director of Learning Services - Carnegie Mellon Universty
  • Associate Director of Center for Instructional development and Distance Education - University of Pittsburgh
  • Associate Adjunct Professor - Nova Southeastern University
  • Reserach Associate Professor - University of Pittsburgh
  • Assistant Adjunct Professor - Chatham University