Diana Moore is the director of online learning and an adjunct faculty member at New England College. She has taught courses in American history, thematic synthesis, humanities, distance learning leadership and research methods both online and face-to-face since 2001. Diana specializes in online pedagogy and academic research. She joined NEC as the director of online learning in September of 2012.
Diana holds a B.A. degree in history with a minor in psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated magna cum laude. She has an M.S. in library and information science from Drexel University in Philadelphia, and an Ed.S. degree from Nova Southeastern University, where she is also currently finishing her Ph.Din educational technology.
With over a decade of experience as an academic librarian and online educator, Diana is an accomplished academic and expert researcher. She has extensive experience helping students understand the rigors of academic research and has published several times, including co-authoring a book chapter on pedagogy in mobile learning environments. Diana’s research interests are in online learning environments, mobile learning environments, social presence, African-American persistence in online learning, and online retention.
Originally from Philadelphia, Diana has lived in South Florida and now resides in beautiful New Hampshire with her family. She enjoys traveling to foreign countries, blogging (when time permits!), running, hiking, skiing, and learning languages. She is working toward fluency in French and German, has a beginning understanding of Spanish and Italian, and has studied Latin and Ancient Greek extensively.