Douglas J. Koch
MEMBER
ORGANIZATIONNew Jersey City University
PROFESSIONDoctoral Candidate
COUNTRYUnited States
WEBSITEhttps://www.pcom.edu/about/staff/douglas-koch.html

Mr. Douglas J. Koch has worked at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) since 2003 and holds the title of Academic Development Coordinator. As such, he works with both IT and academic departments in evaluating and implementing educational technologies and new teaching methodologies. He is also the Chair of the LGBTQIA Council for the Philadelphia Campus.

Research projects at PCOM include the evaluation of how medical students break bad news, end of life issues, and how simulation influences professional competency outcomes. His professional interests include higher education, adult learning, medical education, educational and Instructional technologies, and exploring teaching strategies that better meet the needs of students. As a doctoral candidate in the Ed.D. in Educational Technology Leadership program at New Jersey City University, his research interests include communities of interest in higher education, computer based testing and assessment, and diversity and inclusion.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
higher education, medical education, diversity, lgbtqia, educational technology, community of inquiry, coi, community of practice, cop, computer-based testing, assessment
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