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Dr. Jandel Crutchfield (Social Work)

Dr. Jandel Crutchfield

Dr. Jandel Crutchfield

The 2017 Paragon Award for Excellence is Distance Teaching was awarded to Dr. Jandel Crutchfield, Assistant Professor of Social Work.

Dr. Crutchfield said she likes “the challenge of engaging students in a way that has to be more dynamic.”  Crutchfield’s online courses emphasize student-centered teaching, diversifies the student-learning experience and illustrates a strong instructor presence.  Her assignments promote critical thinking, are relevant and encourage students to make a connection between the materials and their personal experiences.

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