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Aliya E. Holmes

Associate Professor
Curriculum and Instruction
PhD, Curriculum Development and Instructional Technology , University at Albany, State University of New York
MS, Curriculum Development and Instructional Technology, University at Albany, State University of New York
BS, Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, University at Albany, State University of New York
In 2004, Dr. Holmes joined the St. John’s University community teaching pre-service and active k-12 classroom teachers new techniques and innovative tools related to Educational Technology. Now, as an Associate Professor for Educational Technology in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Dr. Holmes continuously strives to improve the quality of education for learners of all ages, through teaching, research and service. Understanding how quickly digital landscape change, Dr. Holmes tries to inspire students to be flexibly adaptive when using technology and working with young learners. She stated, “while the interface or medium may change, our goal to help others learn is constant and we will find a path for success.” Her passion as an educator extends beyond her classroom, as evidenced in the many projects and grants Dr. Holmes has participated in over the years which include the Brooklyn Bridge Program, Achieve Now Academy, PEAK–Brooklyn and the FIPSE Making Connections (ePortfolio) Grant to name a few. Her research interests include technology integration, professional development, ePortfolios, STEM and online learning which are documented in her publications. Dr. Holmes is committed to the mission and community of St. John’s University and currently serves as the Co-Chair for the University Assessment Committee. Ultimately, Dr. Holmes appreciates the diverse experiences and opportunities offered here at St. John’s and she is grateful for the opportunity to play some role in contributing to the process of developing future leaders.

Teaching Interests

Educational Technology Online Learning

Research Interests

Technology Integration Professional Development ePortfolios STEM Online Learning

Courses Taught

EDU
7266
TEC TCH LIT BSD APL SPED SET
EDU
7267
TECH FOR LIT IN CONT REG & SP
EDU
7585T
ASSESSMENT & EVALUATION
EDU
7666
DEVELOP CURR MAT FOR THE WEB