Sandra Poirier

Sandra PoirierDr. Poirier is a Professor and Teacher Educator at Middle Tennessee State University with more than 25 years’ experience working in the public sectors in culturally diverse and international environments. She has been recognized for her ability to build community partnerships and create online learning environment that produce measurable outcomes. Prior to coming to MTSU she taught three years at Zayed University in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Additionally, she has worked for the University of Florida, Florida International University, Florida Atlantic University, University of Arizona, and the Provincial Government of Alberta. She has been invited to lecture in Malaysia, Switzerland, Poland, Germany, and Austria.

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...
Quality Online Learning in Higher Education
Deborah G. Wooldridge, Sandra Poirier, Julia M. Matuga. © 2018. 15 pages.
Assuring Quality in Online Course Delivery
Julia M. Matuga, Deborah Wooldridge, Sandra Poirier. © 2013. 14 pages.
This paper examines the critical issue of assuring quality online course delivery by examining four key components of online teaching and learning. The topic of course delivery...
Assuring Quality in Online Course Delivery
Julia M. Matuga, Deborah Wooldridge, Sandra Poirier. © 2012. 14 pages.
This chapter focuses upon the critical issue of assuring quality online course delivery by examining four key components of online teaching and learning. The topic of course...
Community Service Learning: Preparing Female Students in the United Arab Emirates for the Workplace
Sandra Poirier, Deborah Wooldridge, Gloysis Mayers, Nancy Sonleitner, Chris Coughlin. © 2011. 13 pages.
A learning community where students develop the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for meaningful and successful 21st century work and life is the vision for higher education...
Assuring Quality in Online Course Delivery
Julia M. Matuga, Deborah Wooldridge, Sandra Poirier. © 2011. 14 pages.
This paper examines the critical issue of assuring quality online course delivery by examining four key components of online teaching and learning. The topic of course delivery...
Cultural Issues in Adult Education
Sandra Poirier, Deborah Wooldridge. © 2009. 11 pages.
Adult educators internationally are being asked to transform the pressures of cultural diversity in their classrooms into opportunities for all learners in the Information Age....