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NCAT Scholar Presentation
February 16, 2012

Dr. Michelle Miller, NCAT Scholar and Chair of the Department of Psychology at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona, gave a presentation on the National Center for Academic Transformation (NCAT) course redesign models and her successes in integrating technology into her courses to enhance learning, reduce course costs, and save time.

Presentation Materials

Slides PowerPoint         |         PDF Handout
Recording of the Presentation Part 1         |         Part 2         |         Part 3




Michelle D. Miller, Ph.D.

Michelle D. Miller (Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles) is Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. Dr. Miller's academic background is in cognitive psychology and behavioral neuroscience, with specializations in memory and language. Dr. Miller's current scholarly interests include applied memory research, evidence-based pedagogy, and learning in foundational, first-year college courses.

Dr. Miller helped create the First-Year Learning Initiative at Northern Arizona University and is also active in course redesign, serving as a Redesign Scholar for the National Center for Academic Transformation (NCAT) and as the leader of the NAU Course Redesign Team. She currently serves as a President's Distinguished Teaching Fellow at NAU.

Dr. Miller has published her work on evidence-based pedagogy in Teaching of Psychology, College Teaching, Journal of Online Learning and Teaching and Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning. Her work was recently profiled by teaching expert James Lang in a two-part series in the Chronicle of Higher Education.