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  • HS - Kerrie Berends

    Kerrie Berends, Chair, HS 100: Introduction to Health Science

    Kerrie Berends is the chair of the HS 100: Introduction to Health Science course, a core requirement for many School of Health Sciences degree programs. She holds a PhD in Kinesiology and has worked in higher education for the past 22 years. She has been an employee of Kaplan University since 2008 and has held positions as an adjunct professor, curriculum manager, assistant department chair, and department chair. In previous years, she chaired HS 100 and both the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and Master of Science in Health Education programs and is pleased to once again chair HS 100. She enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children on their small horse property in Michigan, and is an active volunteer at church and at a local therapeutic horseback riding facility.

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    Faculty Development Activities Attended:

    1 -Title: KU Village |  Activity Type: Conference Attendance |  Sponsoring Organization: Kaplan University |  End Date: 9 October 2014 | 
    2 -Title: KU General Education Conference |  Activity Type: Conference Attendance |  Sponsoring Organization: Kaplan University |  End Date: 5 June 2014 | 
    3 -Title: Preventing Workplace Harassment for Managers |  Activity Type: Training |  Sponsoring Organization: Kaplan University |  End Date: 31 October 2013 | 
    4 -Title: Kaplan's Information Security and Policy |  Activity Type: Training |  Sponsoring Organization: Kaplan University |  End Date: 30 October 2013 | 
    5 -Title: Screencasts enable instructors to quickly and easily provide a student-centered and engaging learning experience. Instead of trying to find existing video online, instructors can create a screencast which aligns with specific lessons or answers student’s questions. In addition to effective instruction, the screencast also allows for a more personal connection between the instructor and student(s).  |  Activity Type: Conference Attendance |  Explanation: KU Village |  Sponsoring Organization: Kaplan University |  End Date: 10 October 2013 | 
    6 -Title: Screencasting on the iPad to Enhance Student Engagement |  Activity Type: Conference Attendance |  Sponsoring Organization: Kaplan University |  City: KU Village |  End Date: 9 October 2013 | 
    7 -Title: TWPC Ethics & Code of Business Conduct – recertification |  Activity Type: Training |  Sponsoring Organization: Kaplan University |  End Date: 2 October 2013 | 
    8 -Title: KHEG Employee Engagement Action Planning Workshop |  Activity Type: Workshop |  Sponsoring Organization: Kaplan University |  End Date: 28 January 2013 | 
    9 -Title: Essential Communication Skills for Managers |  Activity Type: Workshop |  Sponsoring Organization: Kaplan University |  End Date: 2 January 2013 | 
    10 -Title: PD524 |  Activity Type: Other |  Explanation: Training / Workshops / Continuing Education |  Sponsoring Organization: Kaplan University Center for Teaching and Learning |  End Date: 2 April 2010 | 
    11 -Title: New Masters Program Development; CLA Rubric Development |  Activity Type: Curriculum Institute Attendance |  Sponsoring Organization: Kaplan University |  End Date: 23 July 2009 | 
    12 -Title: General Education Conference |  Activity Type: Other |  Explanation: Training / Workshops / Continuing Education |  Sponsoring Organization: School of General Education |  End Date: 14 May 2009 | 
    13 -Title: TCC Worldwide Online Conference |  Activity Type: Other |  Explanation: Outside Conference(s): Attendance / Presentation |  Sponsoring Organization: TCC Worldwide Online Conference |  End Date: 15 April 2009 | 
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