Dr. Michele Forte

Assistant Professor, SUNY Empire State College


<p><span>Dr. Michele Forte is Assistant Professor and Mentor at the Center for Distance Learning at SUNY Empire State College.&nbsp; She teaches courses in Community and Human Services and was co-creator of a new online space that supports the success of first year students.&nbsp; She has been involved in the development of SUNY REAL as a member of a Lumina funded project, serving on the faculty team that developed the <i>Global Learning Qualifications Framework.</i>&nbsp;&nbsp; She was also invited to join the Open SUNY student supports team in a SUNY wide reassignment.&nbsp;&nbsp; She was co-PI in the first Metaliteracy IITG, was co-developer of the expanded Metaliteracy Learning Objectives, and co-presented and participated in the first metaliteracy connectivist MOOC.&nbsp; Her teaching background includes 12 years at SUNY Albany in Project Renaissance, an innovative freshman-year experience program.&nbsp; She is a licensed social worker and was a counselor at the Epilepsy Foundation of NENY (Northeastern New York) from 1999 </span>–<span> 2011.&nbsp; Her doctoral degree from the University at Albany is interdisciplinary, with a focus on social welfare and women</span>’s studies. Her range of interests are equally interdisciplinary from investigating the intersections between feminist theory and power dynamics in group settings and creating student-centered and innovative strategies to engage, mentor, and retain first-year adult learners, to drawing connections between social media and processing various stages in the grief/loss cycles. </p> <br> <br> <br> <br>


iMOOC102: Mastering American e-Learning

Strategic Self-Marketing and Personal Branding

Strategic Career Self-Management

Metaliteracy: Empowering Yourself in a Connected World

Metaliteracy: Empowering Yourself in a Connected World

Career Brand Development and Self-Coaching

iMOOC101: Mastering American eLearning

Career Total Fitness Annual Retreat