Dr. Aries Cobb is an Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology at Baldwin-Wallace College. A graduate of Nova Southeastern University, Cleveland State University, and Kent State University, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Rhetoric and Communication Studies, MEd in Curriculum and Instruction, a Ed.D. in Instructional Technology and Distance Education. As a former Library Media Specialist (K-12), PreK-3 teacher, and Science Teacher (K-8), her primary interests and specialty areas are within technology-based education. She has served as a consultant and grants manager for district and state educational programs and has facilitated hundreds of high quality professional development courses, Instructional Technology courses, presenter at national and regional level conferences in areas such as qualitative and quantitative assessment, program evaluation and research, and curriculum development.
Her experience in program evaluation includes serving as the Principal Investigator for “Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT)” with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Grant Manger of Bridging the Gap at Nathan Hale School, and the Advising Mentor for program evaluation of the Accelerated Reader Initiative at Empire CompuTech School in the Summer Scholarship Program at Baldwin-Wallace College. Dr. Cobb’s publications include refereed and national level journals, state and district level standards, distance education modules, professional development training in 21st Century Learning, e-Portfolio action research, and articles for teaching professionals about teaching strategies, enhancing technology-based skills to increase student achievement in the urban context.