Deborah G. Wooldridge

Deborah G. WooldridgeDr. Wooldridge is a Professor and the Director of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences and has served as the Associate Dean for Research and Field Experiences and interim Director of the School of Intervention Services in the College of Education and Human Development at Bowling Green State University. Dr. Wooldridge served as the Founding Dean of the College of Family Sciences at Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates, as Associate Dean of Education and the Coordinator of External Funding at Southeast Missouri State University. Deborah was a Fulbright Senior Scholar at the University of Bahrain and has done consulting with Ministries of Education and Ministries of Labor and Social Affairs in Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates.

Publications

Online Learning and Quality Practice With Administrative Support and Collaboration
Deborah G. Wooldridge, Sandra Poirier, Julia M. Matuga. © 2021. 18 pages.
Higher education institutions must innovate and develop new modes of learning, both formal and informal, that meet the demands of the knowledge-driven economy. There is a growing...
Quality Online Learning in Higher Education
Deborah G. Wooldridge, Sandra Poirier, Julia M. Matuga. © 2019. 17 pages.
Traditional education systems alone, despite the essential role they have played and will continue to play in learning, are simply not capable of serving the world's growing...
Using Theory-Based Research in Supporting Creative Learning Environment for Young Children
Amanda J. Muhammad, Gloysis Mayers, Deborah G. Wooldridge. © 2019. 17 pages.
A supportive creative environment for young children is viewed as an essential element toward facilitating their creative thinking. Creativity requires imagination, insight...
Transformative Learning: From Theory to Practice
Laura Landry-Meyer, Su Yun Bae, John Zibbel, Susan Peet, Deborah G. Wooldridge. © 2019. 15 pages.
The aim of this article is to connect transformative learning theory with the practice of teaching in higher education. Connecting theory to effective active learning pedagogy is...
Quality Online Learning in Higher Education
Deborah G. Wooldridge, Sandra Poirier, Julia M. Matuga. © 2018. 15 pages.
Online Learning: Autism Spectrum Disorder Professional Preparation
Mary M. Murray, Deborah G. Wooldridge, Sheila M. Smith, Kristin S. Lierheimer. © 2018. 14 pages.
Bowling Green State University partnered with the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) to develop and provide an online autism spectrum disorder certificate and...
Using Theory-Based Research in Supporting Creative Learning Environment for Young Children
Amanda J. Muhammad, Gloysis Mayers, Deborah G. Wooldridge. © 2016. 15 pages.
A supportive creative environment for young children is viewed as an essential element toward facilitating their creative thinking. Creativity requires imagination, insight...
Using Technology and Community Partnerships to Improve Educator Preparation: Changing the Landscape for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Kristin S. Lierheimer, Mary M. Murray, Deborah G. Wooldridge, Sheila Smith. © 2016. 13 pages.
This chapter describes how an institution of higher education, Bowling Green State University (BGSU), partnered with the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI), a...