Fran Rancourt

Graduate Teaching Lecturer, Library Media and Education Technology Integrator

Phone: (603) 356-9276


Fran Rancourt has been teaching for PSU since 2007  in the Library Media and Education Technology Integrator programs. She has served on many accreditation committees and has been awarded several Distinguish Faculty Awards from institutions around our nation. Fran is well- known for her assessment work with the Granite State College Davis Grant (2008-2011). She is a native of the state of New Hampshire and grew up along the seacoast. In 2007, she finished her doctoral degree in education, which is focused on instruction and leadership. She has completed many research projects that involved several intense studies on How Adults LearnEducation and Technology in the Classroom, and Critical Thinking in Higher Education. She received her Master’s in Adult Learning and Human Relations at PSU and holds a degree in Behavioral Science, as well as being certified in Information Technology.

Degrees and Education

  • EdD, Argosy University
  • MEd, Plymouth State University
  • AA, BS, Granite State College

Research Interests

Currently researching technology trends and educational behaviors.


  • Education and technology presentations
  • Moodle faculty and student training
  • Best technology practices in the classroom presentations

Awards and Distinctions

  • Distinguish Faculty Award, Granite State College
  • Distinguish Faculty Award, Devry University
  • Who’s Who among American Teachers

Associations, Boards, and Committees

  • Assessment Committee for Critical Thinking Development, Granite State College
  • NEASC Committee
  • Phi Delta Kappan International

Courses Taught

  • ED 5060 Theories of Learning and Cognitive Development