Wayne State University

Jeannette Kindred

Biography

Jeannette Kindred (PhD 2001) joined the communication faculty at Eastern Mich. U. in the Fall of 2006; prior to that she was an assistant professor of communication at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY. She primarily teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in small group communication and organizational communication as well as the communication capstone course. Her research interests focus on computer-mediated communication, communication education and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Her most recent projects include an investigation on the impact of health messages delivered in the online virtual world of Second Life, an investigation on the impact of individual only grading for group projects and an investigation into the use of case studies to teach organizational communication.