Monica D.T. Rysavy, Ph.D. is the Director of Institutional Research and Training for Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington, Delaware. In this role she leads all institutional research and data analysis projects for the College. Her office provides faculty and staff training support by developing new training offerings (asynchronous and synchronous face-to-face and online programs) on a variety of instructional technology, survey research, and data management/interpretation topics.
Recently, she co-authored an article “Information literacy 2015: International graduate business students' perceptions of information literacy skills compared to test assessed skills” in the Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship. She also co-presented her findings at the AECT annual conference, Learning from Vegas, in 2016.
Monica is a graduate from The Pennsylvania State University’s College of Education, with a Ph.D. in Learning, Design, and Technology, and continues to work with the University as a special project consultant for the Office of the Vice Provost for Information Technology’s HR Department. Her current research agenda focus on information literacy-related topics, with an emphasis on utilizing online training modules to increase students' information literacy skills.
As one of the co-designers of a series of Information Literacy modules that won the Emerging Learning Technologies' 2016 Immersive Learning Linear category award, Monica is looking forward to assisting the division in the future and appreciates the opportunity to potentially contribute as a member of division leadership.