James Colbert

James Colbert

  • Professor of Chemistry, Department of Physical Sciences
  • Faculty, College of Science & Mathematics
  • Director, EYE Program
SC 244 Science Building
Education

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology (1989)
B.S., Wofford College (1984)

Publications

Refereed Proceedings 

Full Paper

  • Colbert, J. E. (2010).  Campus-Wide Assessment of Experiential Education.   6th South Carolina Upstate Research Symposium.
Presentations

Presentation of Refereed Papers 

International

  • Nix, P. M., McIntire, S., Colbert, J., & McKenzie, D. (2011, April). Measuring Change on Campus: Applying the Taxonomy of Affective Educational Objectives to Institutional Culture.   International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville, Florida.
  • McKenzie, D. L. & Colbert, J. E. (2010, April). Experiential Learning as a Catalyst for Transforming Institutional Values.   International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville, Florida.

National

  • Blair, S. G. & Colbert, J. E. (2017, September). Foundational Principles, Processes and Best Practices in Designing, Delivering and Assessing Experiential Learning Programs: A Field-Based Practicum Using Sustainability, Biodiversity and Habitat Preservation along the southwest Florida Littoral.   National Society for Experiential Education, St. Pete Beach, Florida.
  • Colbert, J. E. (2014, October). Closing the Loop: Outcomes Assessment in Co-Operative Education.   National Society for Experiential Education, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Colbert, J. E. (2013). An Assessment System for Evaluating Student Learning Outcomes in Cooperative Education.   National Society for Experiential Education, Tampa, Florida.
  • Blair, S. G. & Colbert, J. E. (2012). Evaluating Experiential Learning Through Critical Thinking and Reflection: Designing and Using Assessment Rubrics.   National Society for Experiential Education, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • Colbert, J. E. & McKenzie, D. (2010, October). A Comprehensive Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Rubric.   National Society for Experiential Education, Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • McKenzie, D. L. & Colbert, J. E. (2009, October). Student Learning Outcomes Assessment in Experiential Education at Lander University.   National Society for Experiential Education, Dallas, Texas.

Regional

  • McKenzie, D. & Colbert, J. E. (2011, December). QEP as a Stimulus for Institutional Transformation.   Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Orlando, Florida.
  • McKenzie, D. & Colbert, J. E. (2010, December). Institutionalizing Assessment of Experiential Education.   Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Louisville, Kentucky.
  • McKenzie, D. & Colbert, J. E. (2009, December). Experiential Education as a Focus for a QEP.   Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Atlanta, Georgia.

State

  • Colbert, J. E. (2017, April). An Assessment Model for Student Learning in Civic Engagement.   Civic Engagement Leadership Summit, Greenville, South Carolina.
  • Colbert, J. E. (2011, March). Evaluating Service Learning with a Comprehensive Rubric.   South Carolina Service Learning Conference, Columbia, South Carolina.
  • Colbert, J. E. (2010, March). Campus-Wide Assessment of Experiential Education.   6th South Carolina Upstate Research Symposium, Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers 

Local

  • Colbert, J. E. (2014, August). QEP Update.   Lander University Faculty Workshops, Greenwood, South Carolina.
  • Colbert, J. E. (2012, August). Assessment in the Classroom.   Lander University Faculty Workshops, Greenwood, South Carolina.
  • Colbert, J. E. & Vartanian, L. (2011, March). The Lander University EYE Program: Building Bridges to Global Understanding.   People to People International (PTPI), Greenwood, South Carolina.
  • National
  • Colbert, J. E. (2015, October). Assessment 101: Identifying, Understanding & Applying Outcomes Assessment in Experiential Education.   National Society for Experiential Education, St. Pete Beach, Florida.
  • Colbert, J. E. (2014, October). Assessment 101.   National Society for Experiential Education, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Colbert, J. E. (2013, October). Assessment 101.   National Society for Experiential Education, Tampa, Florida.
  • Colbert, J. E. (2012, October). Assessment 101.   National Society for Experiential Education, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.