Bonnie Bechard

Bonnie BechardBonnie Bechard
Professor of Business
Phone: (603) 535-2411
E-mail: bbechard@plymouth.edu

Profile

Bonnie Bechard has been a member of the College of Business Administration faculty at PSU since 1982, teaching courses in management, international business, and human resources. She also has extensive experience both developing and teaching online education courses for domestic and international degree programs. Her administrative experience at PSU includes serving as director of faculty, program director, internship coordinator, and executive director of the business department. Bechard has conducted numerous training workshops and professional conference presentations on innovative teaching practices, program assessment, online education, and experiential learning at both national and international conferences. Bechard’s professional development activities have focused on integrating globalization into the business curriculum. She has developed and led travel study courses to China and Romania, and her research has included the study of cross-cultural learning preferences.

Degrees and Education
  • EdD, Higher Education Administration and Adult Education, Arizona State University
  • MS, Business Education, University at Albany (SUNY)
  • BS in Business Education, University at Albany (SUNY)
Research Interests
  • Innovative Teaching Practices
  • Experiential Learning
  • Social Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Online Education
Associations, Boards, and Committees
  • Advisor, PSU Chapter, Delta Mu Delta, International Honor Society in Business
Recent Publications
  • 16 Years of Teaching Online: Self-Reflection of Lessons Learned, International Academy of Business Economics
  • The Essentials of Program Assessment: Enhancing Student Learning and Meeting Accreditation Requirements, American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 2009
  • Online Study Guide Internet, Behavior in Organizations, Prentice Hall, 2008
  • Creating an Apprentice Experience in the Classroom, American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 2006
Awards and Distinctions
  • Distinguished Graduate Teaching Award, Plymouth State University, 2010
  • Faculty Award of Excellence, PSU Alumni Association

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