Stephanie Galindo, Ed.D.

Dissertation Committee Adjunct,
Department of Professional Educational Studies

Dr. Stephanie Galindo is excited to join the ACE team as a dissertation committee member in the Department of Professional Educational Studies. She holds an M.Ed., Ed.D., and an Advanced Certificate in Educational Management from the University of Leicester. Dr. Galindo facilitated research courses at George Washington University and Adizes Graduate School. She hopes to contribute insights gathered during 20 years of online higher education experience focused on quality assurance, student engagement, satisfaction, and success. Dr. Galindo has worked with a number of students on their individual dissertations as a mentor and guide throughout their academic journey. She enjoys the process of investigation and analysis with an entrepreneurial spirit, sharing tactics that support student self-confidence and self-efficacy. Her dissertation focused on improving the resilience of online and at-risk doctoral students through socialization and transition management. Dr. Galindo co-authored Synthesizing Higher Education and Corporate Learning Strategies in Rudestam, K. and Schoenholtz-Read, J., Handbook of Online Learning (2nd ed.), SAGE. She assisted with research on behalf of Clorox, Nestle, SC Johnson, Phillips, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and World Wildlife Foundation, among others. She is a member of Kappa Delta Pi and the American Association of University Women. She enjoys her husbands’ cooking, their cat, sci-fi, travel and photography.

Education

  • Master's in Instructional Technology
    American InterContinental University
  • Bachelor's in Individual Studies
    Charter Oak State College
  • Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Learning and Instructional Design
    Aspen University

Research Interests

Retention and the efficacy of student support structures in online higher education. How motivation theories, transition management and socialization strategies can be useful for understanding and mitigating the challenges faced by ABD online learners. Improving doctoral student resilience, perseverance, self-efficacy, and the quality of online engagement. 

Program Affiliations

Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction Doctor of Education

This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your understanding of a wide range of curriculum development and instructional methods that can improve teaching and learning in diverse educational settings.

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Ed.D. in Instructional Technology Doctor of Education

This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your understanding of methods of instructional technology for a wide range of educational settings. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

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Ed.D. in Leadership Doctor of Education

The Doctor of Education in Leadership program is designed to help you advance your leadership and research skills within your chosen discipline, whatever that may be. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

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Ed.D. in Nursing Education Doctor of Education

The Doctorate in Nursing Education is for master’s degree nurses who want to help address the growing need for more RNs in today’s ever-expanding healthcare system. The American College of Education Ed.D in Nursing Education program is a fully online curriculum to prepare nurses as educators in either an academic or professional development setting. The program uses a unique interdisciplinary approach to focus on the science of teaching and learning. Students will engage in scholarly research to support their dissertation while developing the competencies to create and evaluate curriculum, develop effective teaching strategies, use innovative technology to promote learning and much more as they prepare to educate the next generation of nurses.

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Ed.D. in Public Health Education Doctor of Education

The customizable Doctorate in Public Health Education is designed for healthcare educators and professionals who wish to address public health issues through education in local, national and international communities at the post-master’s level.

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Ed.D. in Second Language Instruction Doctor of Education

The Doctorate of Education in Second Language Instruction is designed for professionals with a master’s degree who wish to advance their second language instruction skills and knowledge at the post-master’s level. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

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