Patti Wilkins is a Clinical Associate Professor of Instructional Systems Technology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with over 30 years of teaching experience. Her teaching experiences (face-2-face, hybrid, & online) include K-12 and Higher Education environments. She teaches both undergraduate and masters level courses in the College of Education. She assists school district level leaders by conducting needs analysis to examine plausible Professional Development technology training needs for administrators and teachers. Dr. Wilkins’ research focuses on the importance of both the school administrator’s role in establishing and providing an appropriate school climate as well as the teachers’ utilization of emerging technologies to enhance instructional practices and provide engaging learning environments for all students.
Area(s) of Interest and Research:
- Integration of instructional technologies into teaching and learning environments
- Online teaching and learning
- Project Based Learning
Dr. Wilkins is currently redesigning a third course in the Instructional Systems Technology M.Ed. program to be Quality Matters™ certified. Her EIST 5100 ‘Technology Integration in Education’ course was the first course to be QM certified on the UNC-Charlotte campus.
NC Coaching, Mentoring, Performance Evaluation and Professional Development for Birth Through Kindergarten Licensed Teachers Employed in Nonpublic School Classrooms (NC Pre-K, Developmental Day) – A project from the Center for Educational Measurement and Evaluation (CEME) at UNCC. She will be developing online training modules for teachers to utilize.