Maryellen Weimer, PhD

Maryellen Weimer, PhD

Professor Emerita of Teaching and Learning

Maryellen Weimer has edited The Teaching Professor newsletter since 1987 and writes the Teaching Professor Blog.

The Teaching Professor Blog features a new weekly post from Maryellen on such topics as the scholarship of teaching and learning, classroom policies, active learning, assessment, generational differences, and student performance.

She is a professor emerita of Teaching and Learning at Penn State Berks and won Penn State’s Milton S. Eisenhower award for distinguished teaching in 2005. Dr. Weimer has a PhD in Speech Communication from Penn State.

Dr. Weimer has consulted with over 450 colleges and universities on instructional issues and regularly keynotes national meetings and regional conferences throughout the US and Canada.

She has published several books, including Inspired College Teaching A Career-Long Resource for Professional Growth (Jossey-Bass, 2010), Enhancing Scholarly Work on Teaching and Learning Professional Literature that Makes a Difference (Jossey-Bass, 2006),  Learner-Centered Teaching Five Key Changes to Practice (Jossey-Bass, 2002). 

Updated 09-09-2014