Dr. Tena B. Crews is currently a Professor in the Department of Sport and Entertainment Mangement in the College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sport Management at the University of South Carolina (USC). She has served as the Associate Provost for Academic Programs and Director of Distributed Learning at the University of South Carolina. She has also served as the Director of Online Learning for the College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sport Management (CoHRSM) and as the Associate Director of Technology Pedagogy for the Center for Teaching Excellence at USC. Prior to joining the faculty at USC, Tena taught at Ball State University and West Georgia University where she taught in the College of Business and served as the Director of Online Learning.
Tena has taught pure online and blended courses since 1999 and traditional face-to-face courses for over 40 years. She has designed and implemented many online courses and online master's degree. Tena has an Ed.D. in Business Education with a minor in Management Information Systems (MIS) from the University of Georgia. She holds a B.S. in Business Education and M.A. in Secondary Education from Ball State University. Tena's research interests include online learning design, development and assessment.
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