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Thomas E. Bennett

Assistant Professor of Health Sciences


EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science, 1979-1983. Major: Microbiology Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
  • Doctor of Medicine, 1987-1991. East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
  • Internal Medicine Residency, 1991-1994. Penn State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Medical Terminology and Health Systems
  • General Biology
  • First Year Seminar
  • Human Health and Nutrition
  • Endocrinology
  • Biology and Health Sciences Seminar

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS

  • The Science of Teaching and Learning: Specifically, engaging in pedagogy utilizing original research in the primary literature.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Service

  • Committee Membership
    • Institutional Review Board
    • Health Sciences Advisory Committee
    • First Year Experience
  • Vice-President of the Jaffrey-Rindge Educational Foundation
  • Sergeant at Arms and Board Member of the Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Club

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Good Steward Award
  • SGA Faculty Award

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Murray-Chandler, L. and Bennett, T 2017. The Inquiry Scholars Project: Student Development, Performance and Community Service. AAC&U: General Education and Assessment. Design Thinking for Student Learning. Phoenix, AZ

Walker-Goncalves, Z, Murray-Chandler, L. and Bennett, T 2017. Developing a Community of Inquiry Based Learning. Results from Year Three. New England Educational Research Organization. Portsmouth, NH

Bennett, Thomas, Jabbour, L, Walker-Goncalves, Z, Murray-Chandler, L. 2016. Kids Teaching Kids: The Junior Inquiry Scholars. New England Educational Research Organization. Portsmouth, NH