Laurie Burgess, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education and Teacher Education Division Chair

Faculty Positions:

Traditional Undergrad Academics - Teacher Education

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Bio

Laurie Burgess received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Calvin College and her Master's in Reading from Grand Valley State University. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership in Higher Education from Western Michigan University.

"Teaching at Cornerstone University is a privilege. Everyday I have an opportunity to serve within a community that values excellent education and makes Jesus Christ central to its mission."
—Professor Laurie Burgess

Presentations

  • Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Cornerstone University
    • CELT Talk, Developing Community in the College Classroom
    • Guiding Students Through the Mid-Semester Slump
    • Creating Community in the Classroom
    • Writing to Enhance Learning
  • Fire-Up Conference
    • Engaging Students through Effective Classroom Discussions
  • Lilly Conference of Teaching and Learning
    • Creating Community in the College Classroom

Campus Involvement

  • Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) Committee Member

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership in Higher Education, Western Michigan University
  • M.A., Grand Valley State University
  • B.A., Calvin College

Hobbies

—Cooking
—Entertaining
—Volleyball
—Travel
—Reading

Interests

—Sense of community in the college classroom
—Teaching and learning in higher education
—Impact of generational differences on teaching and learning in higher education