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Northeastern Illinois University
Center for Teaching & Learning
5500 N St Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
Phone: (773) 442-4467
Fax: (773) 442-4531

Dr. Edmund Hansen
Director, Center for Teaching & Learning
e-hansen@neiu.edu

About Edmund: Edmund has been the director of the Center for Teaching and Learning since its inception in 2001. Before joining NEIU, he worked in faculty development for over twelve years, half of that time at Indiana University in Bloomington, and the other half at Emporia State University in Kansas.

In Emporia, he was the founding director of the Teaching Enhancement Center and also an assistant professor in the psychology department. For seven years, Edmund served as President of the Chicago Area Faculty Development Network (CAFDN), a consortium of faculty development offices at both two- and four-year institutions in the region.

He has published articles and book chapters related to the improvement of college teaching, including the integration of instructional technology into the classroom. His most recent publication is the book Idea-Based Learning: A Course Design Process to Promote Conceptual Understanding, published at Stylus in 2011.

He is originally from Germany, where he worked in adult education. Edmund has a PhD in Educational Psychology from Indiana University, and masters degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and from the University of Aachen, Germany.