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Elisabeth Bennett

Adjunct Lecturer - HELM Graduate Certificate Program

Education

B.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1992

M.Ed., University of Georgia, 2001

Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2006

Bio
Elisabeth E. Bennett, PhD, is an assistant teaching professor with Northeastern's doctor of education program, where she teaches organizational leadership, adult learning, communication, organizational culture, and research courses. Her scholarship has focused on organizational culture and virtual human resource development, and increasingly informal learning. Dr. Bennett's doctoral preparation was in adult education with an emphasis in human resource development, and she holds an interdisciplinary graduate certificate in qualitative research from the University of Georgia. She spent five years in scholarly practice as director of education and research development at the Western Campus of Tufts University School of Medicine. A longtime member of the Academy of Human Resource Development, she served on the board of directors, as special interest group co-chair, and conference track chair editor. Dr. Bennett is presently on the editorial board of three journals, including Adult Education Quarterly, Advances in Developing Human Resources, and Human Resource Development Quarterly.

Select Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Issues Edited

Bennett, E. E., & McWhorter, R. R. (Eds.) (2014). New perspectives on virtual HRD. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 16(3), 363-401. Table of Contents Link: http://adh.sagepub.com/content/16/3.toc

McWhorter, R. R., & Bennett, E. E. (Eds.). (2010). Exploring the construct of virtual human resource development. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 12(6), 619-741. Table of Contents Link: http://adh.sagepub.com/content/12/6.toc

Journal Articles

Bennett, E. E., & Higgins, T. L. (2016 – in press). Systems that teach: Medical education and the future healthcare workforce. New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development.

Burkhardt, J. B., & Bennett, E. E. (2015).  Shaping the future of a globalized world: A qualitative study of how undergraduate international Students’ everyday cross-cultural experiences were impacted by university diversity initiatives. European Journal of Training and Development, 39(3), 162-181.

Bennett, E. E. (2014). How an intranet provides opportunities for learning organizational culture: Implications for virtual HRD. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 16(3), 296-319.

Bennett, E. E. (2014). Introducing New Perspectives on Virtual HRD. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 16(3), 263-280.

Bennett, E. E., Blanchard, R. D., & Hinchey, K. T. (2012). AM Last Page: Application of Knowles’ Andragogy to Resident Teaching. Academic Medicine, 87(1), 29.

Bennett, E. E. (2010). The Coming Paradigm Shift: Synthesis and Future Directions in Virtual HRD. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 12(6), 728-741.

Bennett, E. E., & Bierema, L. L. (2010). The Ecology of Virtual HRD. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 12(6), 632-647.

Bennett, E. E. (2009). Virtual HRD: The intersection of knowledge management, culture, and intranets. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 11(3), 362-374.

Refereed/Peer Competitive Book Chapters

Bennett, E. E., & McWhorter, R. R (2014). Virtual human resource development. In N. E. Chalofsky, T. F. Rocco, & M. L. Morris (Eds.), Handbook of Human Resource Development (pp. 567-589). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. (peer competitive)

Bennett, E. E. (2011). Informal adult learning in simulated and virtual environments. In Information Resources Management Association’s (Ed.), Gaming and Simulations: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications (pp. 1914-1932). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. (re-published refereed chapter)

Bennett, E. E, Blanchard, R. D, & Fernandez, G. L. (2012). Knowledge sharing in academic medical centers: Exploring the nexus of higher education and workforce development. In V.C.X. Wang’s (Ed.), Encyclopedia of E-Leadership, Training, and Counseling (pp. 212-232). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. (refereed)

Bennett, E. E., & Bell, A. A. (2010). Paradox and promise in the knowledge society. In C. Kasworm, J. Ross-Gordon, and A. Rose’s (Eds.), 2010 Handbook of Adult and Continuing Education, (pp. 411-420). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (peer competitive)

Bennett, E. E. (2010). Informal adult learning in simulated and virtual environments. In V.C.X. Wang’s (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Information Communication Technologies and Adult Education Integration (pp. 838-856). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. (refereed)

Bennett, E. E. (2006). Organizational intranets and the transition to managing knowledge. In M. Anandarajan, T. S. H. Teo, & C. A. Simmers’ (Eds.). The internet and transformation of the workplace (pp. 83-103).  Armonke, NY: ME Sharpe. (refereed)

Book Review

Bennett, E. E. (2010). Review of “Using Action Research to Improve Instruction: An Interactive Guide for Teachers” by John E. Henning, Jody M. Stone, and James L. Kelly. Journal of European Industrial Training, 34(4), 393 – 396. 

 

Courses

EDUC 621 - Managing Higher Education