Title: Professor, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Campus: Orlando, Fla.

Shelly Wyatt is a professor at DeVry University where she shares her expertise in critical thinking and writing by teaching humanities courses in the general education studies department of DeVry University’s Orlando campus.

Ms. Wyatt has worked in higher education and academic publishing for nearly twenty years, with most of her experience in librarianship and humanities education. Prior to accepting a position at DeVry University in 2001, Ms. Wyatt worked as an acquisitions specialist for Rollins College. She then accepted a position as an instructor at Valencia Community College, while also being tasked as a project editor at the American Psychological Association.

Last year, Ms. Wyatt presented at the annual mLearn conference and contributed to a workshop called Creating & Accessing iPhone Learning Applications. She was also a lead presenter at a conference convened by the Association of Educational Communications and Technology in Louisville, Kentucky, speaking as an expert on how online social networking could facilitate online distance learning. Ms. Wyatt obtained both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in liberal arts from the New College of Florida. She is currently a candidate for a doctoral degree in education from the University of Central Florida.

Thought Leadership

-       Believes education will continue to decentralize, with more students being able to construct programs that are custom-designed to meet their needs and goals.   

-       Technical skills will remain important for professionals of all ages, as well as gaining more understanding of the shifting models of learning in the 21st century.

-       Learning is not necessarily dependent on technology, but she foresees it becoming more important in the years to come as a utility for more effective and efficient learning.

To schedule an interview with Shelly Wyatt, please contact Colleen Coors at (312) 861-5267 or colleen.coors@mslgroup.com.


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