Dr. Blodgett-Griffin emphasizes scholarship and program retention at a distance learning consultancy
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, May 13, 2014, Cynthia Blodgett-Griffin, Ph.D., International Distance Education Instructor and Consultant for Blodgett Learning Systems, has been recognized by Worldwide Branding for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in adult and distance education.
For the past two decades, Dr. Blodgett-Griffin has been teaching and mentoring adults who desire to reach their personal and professional goals through education. As CEO of Blodgett Learning Systems, a U.S.-based adult education and distance education consultancy, she has been both an online instructional designer and professor in higher education. She currently contracts to lead workshops on teaching and learning in distance education, as well as teach adults online at the graduate level. She emphasizes scholarship for students as well as retention for distance education programs.
Reflecting on a rewarding career, Dr. Blodgett-Griffin attributes her success to her graduate professors who served as excellent role models and shaped her understanding of how students should be taught, encouraged, and mentored. She became involved in her profession because distance education is a dynamic field, growing in industry as well as higher education. It allows her the flexibility she desires while working with students in many countries.
Dr. Blodgett-Griffin received a master’s degree in adult education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a Ph.D. in education and human sciences from the same renowned institute of higher learning. She remains abreast of trends and developments in her field as she is committed to keeping current of teaching and learning advancements in distance education. In the years to come, Dr. Blodgett-Griffin plans to expand her business into consulting for industry as well as continuing to teach in higher education.