Mary Wilhelm-Chapin is a doctoral student in Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation at Syracuse University. She is interested in the development of learning resources that promote critical thinking skills, particularly in online environments. Mary started her career in teaching and learning as a public school teacher. In recent years, Mary has worked with the Leadership Institute of Utica College as project manager working with health care organizations, community groups, and higher education institutions. As an adjunct instructor in an online health care administration program, Mary has designed, developed, and taught courses in multiple platforms. She holds two masters of science degrees from Purdue University in elementary education, and supervision and administration, as well as a MS in Instructional Design from Syracuse University.
Conceptualizing generative learning theory and incorporating generative strategies in learning resources