Dr. Wolf teaches courses in special education, arts, and educational studies.
Professional Title: Assistant Professor
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Adult education, wellness, stress management, reflection, mindfulness
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Special education; arts in education, educational studies
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Contemporary Perspectives in Special Education; Strategies for Inclusive Schooling; Reading and Writing for Learners with Special Needs; Child Abuse and Neglect; Integrated Arts Approaches in the Curriculum; Leadership in Adult Learning
Education: BA, Miami University; MA, Ball State University; PhD, University of Nebraska
Dr. Wolf began teaching as an adjunct instructor for Lesley in 1988. In 2003, she was hired as core faculty. She creates and revises curricula, mentors instructors and students, and teaches at all levels (undergraduate, master’s and doctoral) in multiple programs. She teaches and advises in the Adult Learning PhD Program, the Mild to Moderate Special Education Program, and occasionally in the Creative Arts in Learning Program. These courses are delivered in a variety of formats including face-to-face, hybrid, residency, and online. Dr. Wolf earned her doctorate in Adult Education at the University of Nebraska and a master's in special education from Ball State University in Indiana. Her undergraduate work at Miami University in Oxford, OH was in elementary education and special education. She has been in education for over 30 years and taught all ages from preschool to graduate school, including visual arts, technology, and medical school. Her degrees are in elementary education, special education, and adult education. She has earned certifications and licenses that allow her to teach in elementary education (1-8), special education (K-12), talented and gifted (TAG) education, visual arts, and technology, and also students with learning disabilities, behavioral disorders, and blind and visual impairments. Her research interests have been in the areas of wellness, stress management, and also reflection and mindfulness. She has presented at international conferences such as CAEL, AHEA, and VSA Arts. She lives on the side of a mountain in southwestern Oregon with her husband and their multiple pets. Two of their three grown children also live in Oregon. Her other passions are in painting, fiber arts, drawing, Psyanky, baking, motorcycle riding, bicycling and traveling. Home Office: 541.496.0573 firstname.lastname@example.org Skype: Nk. Wolf
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