Although Susan Smith Nash may be a petroleum geologist by trade, her stamp on the educational sector is unmistakable. Since 1994, she has been an adjunct professor at the University of Oklahoma. She has also served as the director of the LEAPS program at St. Gregory’s College and as both program manager and director of the University of Oklahoma’s online degree programs, where she designed the e-learning and mobile curriculum modules in the College of Geosciences and the College of Liberal Studies.
She has also implemented online instruction programs and curriculum at Excelsior College, Florida Community College – Jacksonville, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the Literature Institute.
Susan Smith Nash has also published a number of books, with several of them focusing on e-learning and teaching online and in the classroom. Needless to say, as someone who holds a Ph.D., Susan Smith Nash is not only passionate about education, she also understands that no matter where you are in life, learning never stops.
Her blog, E-Learning Queen, covers a variety of topics – from instructional design to distance learning – while also examining the social, cultural and psychological factors associated with each.