Dr. Karen G. Carter
, Assistant Professor of Leadership & Organizational Studies
Office: 232 Business-Education Building
PhD, Occupational and Technical Studies and STEM studies, Old Dominion University, 2009
MS, Management Information Systems, Bowie State University
BS, Business Education, Radford University
Regional Student Service Officer (RSSO) for Central Texas College in Yokosuka, Japan
Coordinated the Program for Afloat Continuing Education (PACE)
Coordinated ASVAB remediation for active duty service members attached to U.S. Naval Station Rota, Spain
Worked for the state of West Virginia in workforce development and the economic survivor training for women and teens
Served as a Southwest Virginia Dual Enrollment Coordinator and Virginia Governor’s School Director for thirteen rural, Appalachian high schools and one community college
Research and Teaching Areas
Executive Leadership Concentration supporting collaboration within a cohort model, inquiry required of emerging 21st century leaders, and research centered upon organizational experiences and issues
- (Grant) Co-recipient of an LMU mini-grant to analyze the educational equity and adequacy of education funding in a historically, economically depressed six-county, multi-state Appalachian area served by Lincoln Memorial University; and the projected academic programming needs of those districts that will facilitate their students success at the post-secondary level, 2012.
- (Grant) Recipient of an LMU mini-grant utilized to identify current approaches for adopting mobile learning within formal and informal environments, determine what support K-20 educators need when integrating mobile technologies, and explore the impact of mobile technologies upon education frameworks and models, 2011
- (Presentation) Adult Learning and Wicked Problems: Ideas, Impacts, and Issues.
- American Association for Adult and Continuing Education Annual Conference, 2011.
- (Presentation) Mobile Learning within Formal and Informal Learning Environments.
- Appalachian College Association Education Summit, 2011.
Carter, K. (2011). Occupations of the 21st Century (Chapter 2) of Technology and Engineering Education’ Contributions to Workforce Development. International Technology Education & Engineering Association. Reston, VA.