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Sharon Kibbe is an Associate Dean in STEM focusing on Computer Science at Southern New Hampshire University. She received her PhD in Information Systems Management (Applied Management and Decision Sciences) at Walden University in 2013, a Master's degree from East Carolina University in Education and Instructional Technology and undergraduate degree from Mount Olive College, North Carolina in business. Her expertise includes 25+ years of working in the online environment and 30+ years in higher education. Currently she is engaged in directing the Computer Science area, supporting multiple projects. She began the Early College Second Life program at East Carolina University and was instrumental in opening a physical Early College High School at ECU as well. Her work experience includes managing higher-level technology projects, multiple LMS/CMS, virtual environments such as Second Life, providing expertise in web-conference platforms, computer programming, public relations, web-page development, server support, LMS/CMS, and mobile devices. She also served as an instructional designer, technical support, and mentor to students and faculty throughout her career. She is the author of “The Virtual Worlds Handbook” which was published in December 2009, several chapters books for online learning and education, and presented at national, state, and regional conferences. She has been active in multiple organizations, Grace Hopper, was chair of the EDUCAUSE Evolving Technologies Committee, and is a graduate of the EDUCAUSE Management Institute. The first years of employment were spent with the Federal government and then 30 years with the academic community. She worked on a Department of Defense grant investigating collaborative technologies and distance education solutions. web-conferencing platforms, computer programming, public relations, web page development, training, server support, LMS/CMS, and mobile devices.
The evolving technologies committee is charged with identifying and monitoring evolving technologies and their impact on higher education institutions.
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