Hi!

I'm

Nelia Beth

Co-Owner

Course Creator & Instructor

Hi!

I'm Nelia Beth

Co-Owner

Course Creator & Instructor

WELCOME


About Me

Hello, I am Nelia Beth Scovill, Ph.D.

I am a life-long educator having served as a public high school teacher, religious educator and a college professor in the fields of religion, philosophy and education at universities in California and Wisconsin.

Basic information


Personal Details

Complete CV (Resume): Go Here

Location: Jackson, WI

Email: nbs@explorebigideas.com

PROFESSIONAL skills


I'm Good At...

Adult Education

15+ years delivering engaging classroom instruction enhancing the knowledge and skills of adult learners 

Instructional Design

Highly skilled at developing engaging in-person and online learning experiences 

Public Speaking

Engaging public speaker be it in the classroom, lecture hall or house of worship

Training

Using technology, hands-on-learning, and learner involvement to ensure learners turn teaching into actions

MY Technical skills


Technical Skill Levels

WORDPRESS

CAPTIVATE

MOODLE

POWERPOINT

PHOTOSHOP

MY experience


Most Relevant Work Experience

2012-2013

Assistant Professor

Marian University / Fond Du Lac, WI

Served in a one-year replacement position as an Assistant Professor of Philosophy.  Taught "The Examined Life," "Social and Political Philosophy" and "Philosophy of Religion."

2005 - 2012

Assistant Professor

National Louis University / Chicago

Served as an Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Curriculum and Instruction. In this graduate position I helped transform current k-12 teachers into master teachers as they completed their master's degree.

1997 - 2004

Assistant Professor

Carroll University / Waukesha, WI

Served as an Assistant Professor of Religion and Philosophy. Taught: "First-Year Seminar," "Introduction to Philosophy," "Understanding Religion," "Asian Religions," "World Philosophy," "Philosophy of Religion," "Contemporary Christian Ethics."

MY EDUCATION


My Degrees

2000

Ph.D. in Religion & Social Ethics

University of Southern California / Los Angeles

Focus of work was on ethical issues surrounding war and peace, legal ethics, and church and state issues. Dissertation developed an ethic of nonproliferation by drawing from pacifist, feminist and liberationist theological and ethical voices.

1990

M.Div.

Union Theological Seminary / New York

Academic emphasis was in the field of Christian Ethics. Master's Thesis explored the implications of Latin American Liberation Theology for the ethical evaluation of the use of violence and nonviolence in social change. 

1982

B.S. in Education

University of Nebraska / Lincoln

Double Major: Social Sciences (History and Political Science) and Speech/Theatre.

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