• Caroline M. Chiccarelli

    Contact Information
    Office Sullivan 226C

    Ph.D. Educational Administration University of Connecticut
    Post-grad studies Cranfield School of Management, London; Shakespeare Theatre School/Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
    M.A. English Wroxton College (England) of Fairleigh Dickinson University
    B.A. English Newton College of the Sacred Heart

    Caroline M. Chiccarelli
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  • Courses Taught

    Research Projects
    Higher Ed practices: developing curriculum; enhancing faculty/student and community relations; designing recruitment, retention, advising programs; assessing marketing needs and advertising strategies; co-teaching methods and benefits.
    MA Board of Higher Education (BHE) sponsored American Diploma Project - assessing gap analysis of standardized testing/English Comp. placement.

    Harvard University Extension assessing computer-assisted writing instruction.

    Strengthening Developing Institutions Program - long-range planning grant.

    Doctoral Dissertation - Communication Mode Preference and the Relation to Psychological Type - comparing Myers-Briggs Personality Type and academic leadership communication practices.

    Graduate Internship project - college/community liaison outreach activities.

    WRITING: Joint article (1992) on readmitted student enrollment patterns with Prof. Richard Kimball for Association of Continuing Higher Ed; grantswriter: proposals and final reports; long-range planning (SDIP) and development for BHE. Joint articles (1986-87) on managerial communication and teaching strategies with Ms. Leslie Hitch for Purchasing Trade Journal and business communication manual; position papers on business writing; computer-assisted instruction; adult education; higher education administrative practices.

    Conference Presentations
    Cambridge, England: co-teaching - science/education connection; adult education - practices and issues; freshman studies: recruitment/retention issues; freshman learning communities; learning styles and personality inventories.
    Texts in education, college success, business writing; thesis mentor and student teacher supervisor; market research plans and feasibility studies.

    Honors and Grants
    Phi Eta Sigma - WSC Chapter (honorary, 2002); member- The Shakespeare Club of Worcester (2001-present); Alpha Sigma Lambda - WSC Chapter (honorary, 1998) - Assumption College chapter (honorary, 1997); Who's Who in American Education (1990) and Among Young American Professionals (1988); Commonwealth of Massachusetts Citation for Outstanding Performance (1989, 1984); Worcester Jaycees Outstanding Young Leader (1989); Doctoral Fellowship in Adult & Community Education (1981-82); Phi Delta Kappa (1981).