Pennsylvania Highlands Community College has announced that Jessica Barron, Adjunct Faculty in Computer Technology and Communications, has earned an Ed.D. in Instructional Technology and Leadership from Duquesne University. Ms. Barron’s dissertation, “Comparison of a Video Game Based Learning Environment and a Traditional Learning Environment,” was successfully defended this past spring on May 26, 2015.
Ms. Barron, a resident of Boswell, PA, has been an adjunct with the College since August of 2012. In addition to her teaching, she has presented at regional and national conferences, and has led training workshops through the College’s Workforce Education department.