AboutShannon Alpert joined Northeastern University at the end of 2014. She earned her undergraduate (English/secondary education) and masters (instructional technology) degrees from Georgia State University in Atlanta. She spent the first 15 years of her career leading projects and teams responsible for creating learning solutions in the telecommunications and financial services industries. In addition to being a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), she earned her doctoral degree in educational leadership from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where the focus of her research was on how projects are managed in academic settings. For the past eight years, she has taught instructional design, organizational leadership, and project management for masters and doctoral students in addition to chairing doctoral research studies.
When she is not working, she loves to run, read, hike, and spend time with family.
- Doctor of Education, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
- Master of Science in Instructional Technology, Georgia State University
- Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Secondary Education, Georgia State University
- Donlan, P., & Alpert, S. A. (2018). Faculty lived experiences integrating technology-assisted educational practices into an entry-level physical therapy curriculum. Journal of Physical Therapy Education, 32(1), 87-93.
- Alpert, S. A. & Hartshorne, R. (2013). An examination of assistant professors’ project management practices. International Journal of Educational Management, 27(5), 541-554. doi: 10.1108/IJEM-1-2012-0023
- Alpert, S. A., Mahler, E., & Watwood, B. (2019, September). Best practices in learning design: Aligning objectives, strategies, and assessments to enhance the learning experience. Paper presented at the Northeastern University College of Professional Studies faculty conference, Boston, MA.
- Alpert, S. A. (2019, August). Risk management: Tools, techniques, and challenges. Paper presented at Project Management Institute – Nashville Chapter Annual Symposium, Nashville, TN.
- Alpert, S. A. & McNabb, J. (2019, July). Developing your academic voice. Paper presented Northeastern University Graduate School of Education Residency, Boston, MA.
- Alpert, S. A. (2019, April). Collaboration is key: The importance of including learning and support partners in projects. Paper presented at Project Management Institute meeting – Nashville Chapter, Nashville, TN.
- Alpert, S. A. (2017, November). Blackboard beyond coursework: Innovations in supporting doctoral research projects. Poster presented at the Northeastern University College of Professional Studies Fall Conference, Boston, MA.