Ken Capps, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty,
Department of Professional Educational Studies

Dr. Kenneth Capps has taught college-level chemistry for more than 15 years both in the U.S. and abroad. As part of a Fulbright grant, he lectured first and second-year chemistry students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. Prior to teaching, he was an officer in the U.S. Army stationed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC) in Washington, D.C. At WRAMC, he worked in the Department of Clinical Investigation, which oversees the biomedical research at that facility.

Education

  • Doctorate in Chemistry
    University of Miami
  • Bachelor's in Chemistry
    Wake Forest University
  • Master's in College Teaching
    University of New Hampshire

Research Interests

  • Chemistry teaching
  • Biomedical research
  • Improving laboratory experience for online courses
  • Creating more interactive online, science courses 

Program Affiliations

M.Ed. in Advanced Studies Master of Education

This program is designed to help those wanting to teach at the secondary or college level meet education requirements. With more than 10 majors and more than five Focus of Study areas, it allows you to obtain 18-credit hours in the area of your choosing.

34

Semester Credits

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M.Ed. in Higher Education Master of Education

Designed for individuals who wish to advance their skills or career in higher education, this program focuses on the ever-changing global, economic, and technological environments that impact the field of higher education.

34

Semester Credits

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M.Ed. in STEM Education Master of Education

This program will help you empower students to think like scientists. It was designed in conjunction with The National Institute for STEM Education (NISE) and Accelerate Learning and offers a holistic overview of historical and current issues impacting integrated science education while cultivating research-based strategies to improve student learning.

31

Semester Credits

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M.Ed. in STEM Education for graduates of the M.Ed. in Integrated Curriculum Master of Education

22

Semester Credits

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M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership Master of Education

This degree is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools to help other teachers reach their full potential. You’ll learn to interpret research on leadership models, teacher evaluation, and motivation, and use it to develop professional learning opportunities that promote continuous improvement

31

Semester Credits

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Certificate in Adult Education and Corporate Training Certificate

This certificate is designed to help you utilize teaching skills in an environment that requires professional development, team building, or training to improve personal, collaborative skills in adults. Theories of interaction are taught through experiential activities that you can apply to training opportunities.

18

Semester Credits

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Certificate in Higher Education Certificate

This program is designed for students wishing to learn more about the key areas of higher education. Students will learn about relevant higher education topics that will allow them to advance their knowledge and career in higher education.

18

Semester Credits

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Certificate in Teacher Leadership Certificate

Developed to enhance professional skills, this program provides an opportunity for teachers to learn how to support other teachers through learning how to help them reach their potential in teaching.

18

Semester Credits

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