Dr. Elena Murphy


Biography:

Dr. Elena Murphy holds a Bachelors of Science from SUNY Empire State College in Human Development;  a Master of Science in Special Education from College of New Rochelle, and a Doctorate of  Educational Leadership (Ed.D) from the University of Phoenix School of Advanced Studies.

Dr. Murphy is faculty at a private northeastern college teaching and advising adult students in an accelerated bachelors degree program. Dr. Murphy also serves as a Thesis Advisor for graduate students in the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership program.

Dr. Murphy has been working in the field of Prior Learning Assessment for the past 16 years.

Previous publishing included a journal article for Journal of Continuing Higher Education.

Murphy, E. (2007). A review of Bloom’s taxonomy and Kolb’s theory of experiential learning: Practical uses for prior learning assessment. Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 55(3).

Dr. Murphy has presented at conferences on the topics of prior learning and experiential learning.

Murphy, E., & Westerman, J. (2006, November). Writing and assessing
experiential learning essays using Kolb’s learning theory. Workshop
presented at the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)
Conference.

Murphy, E., & Dagavarian, D. (2005, November). Marketing and financing
prior learning assessment. Workshop presented at the Council for Adult
and Experiential Learning (CAEL) Conference.

Murphy, E., & Niner, N. (2001, November). An effective approach to
writing and assessing experiential learning. Workshop presented at the
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) Conference.

Murphy, E., & Westerman, J. (2006, November). Writing and assessing experiential learning essays using Kolb’s learning theory. Workshop presented at the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) Conference.

Dr. Murphy is also an active member of the Council of Adult and Experiential Learning.

To reach Dr. Murphy for potential writing collaboration projects, you can send an email to: DRMFACULTY@gmail.com