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Oswaldo Guerra

Oswaldo Guerra

Major: Interdisciplinary Elementary Education

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Karen Burke, Department of Education & Educational Psychology

Dr. Karen Burke, is an Associate Professor, Instructional Leadership Doctoral Program in the Department of Education and Educational Psychology. She has been active in education for 25 years as a classroom teacher, assistant principal, professor, staff developer, and researcher. During the past 10 years, she has been involved with research in learning styles ranging from the assessment of individual learning preferences to the determination of the effects of utilizing instructional strategies responsive to individual students’ learning-style strengths. Specifically, the range of these activities extended from applications of a newly designed identification instruments for middle-school students to utilization of instructional resources for both preservice and inservice teacher education. This research has led to more than 30 published articles and book chapters.

Dr. Burke’s research with learning styles has extended to staff development programs conducted in the United States and more than 10 other countries. Learning Style: The Clue to You! (LS:CY), the online learning-style assessment that she coauthored, currently is being utilized in the Bermuda , China, Denmark,  New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, South Africa, Sweden, and the United States. She has served as Corresponding Secretary to the International Learning Style Network Board since July 1998.

While an adjunct and full-time professor at St. John’s University, Dr. Burke served on 15 doctoral dissertation committees in the Instructional Leadership Program.

Dr. Burke received her B.A. degree in Child Study from St. Joseph’s College, M.S. degree in Special Education from the College of New Rochelle, and Ed. D. degree in Instructional Leadership from St. John’s University. She possesses Certification in Administration and Teaching from the New York State Department of Education.

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