Carol Hepburn

Instructor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
0604

Biography

Carol Hepburn holds a masters’ degree in literature from Mercy College (NY). Her thesis was on medieval spirituality and considered the personal writings of St. Julian of Norwich. Her doctorate from Regent University (VA) is in communication. Her dissertation explored the role of mediated communication, the formation of organizational identity and culture in the American megachurch.

Current research projects include studies in language and learning, specifically how students understand assignment instructions within digital environments such as Blackboard. Other research includes communication studies in language theory as it relates to second language learners within the composition classroom.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Communication, Regent University 2017
  • MA in Literature, Mercy College 2012
  • BA in Humanities, San Jose State University 1993

Research Interests

  • Visual Rhetoric
  • Digital Technology
  • Language and Learning
  • Organizational Culture and Identity

Publications

  • Hepburn, C.  (2017). The role of mediated communication on the formation of organizational identity and culture: A content analysis of American megachurch websites. (Dissertation).
  • Hepburn, C. (2016). Ethnography of communication in praxis in the literature classroom. The Journal of Instructional Research5, 50-60.
  • Hepburn, C.  (2012). Medieval spirituality and the feminine concept of the divine (Master’s thesis).

Research Activity

  • Hepburn, C.E. (2015). Effective Leadership Principles for Virtual Teams. (Unpublished Research Paper). Regent University, VA.
  • Hepburn, C.E. (2015). Beauty from Ashes: The Transformational Leadership Style of Joyce Meyer. (Unpublished Research Paper). Regent University, VA.Hepburn, C. E. (2015). Invitational Rhetoric. (Unpublished Research Paper). Regent University, VA.
  • Hepburn, C. E. (2014). A Visual Analysis of “Remembering Our Indian School Days: The Boarding School Experience” at the Heard Museum. (Unpublished Research Paper). Regent University, VA.​
  • Hepburn, C. E. (2014). Motivation, Innovation, and Collaboration: Student Response to Assignment Choice and Collaborative Learning Experiences. (Unpublished Research Paper). Regent University, VA.​
  • Hepburn, C. E. (2014). The Role of Public Perception in Crisis Response:  Social Media, Organizational Crisis, and Reputation Management. (Unpublished Research Paper). Regent University, VA.
  • Hepburn, C. E. (2011). Poetry and Elementary Aged Children: The History and Use in Pre-20thCentury Language Arts Curriculum. (Unpublished Research Paper). Mercy College, NY.
  • Hepburn, C. E. (2010). Reflecting Upon Composition: Breaking Free of Structure. (Unpublished Research Paper). Mercy College, NY.

Teaching Website

Courses

Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
Summer 2021
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition

Consulting

  • Raitu Family Foundation
  • Attainment, Inc.
  • Golf for Cause, LLC

 

 

 

 

 

Board

  • GFWC Paradise Valley Woman's Club, Inc. (Secretary, International Affairs)

Industry Positions

  • Communications Analyst (CVS Caremark, 2012-2013)
  •  Advisor (University of Phoenix, 2011-2012)
  • Marketing Communications Specialist (Ace Promotions, 1997-2010)
  • Graphic Designer (ADS Up! Advertising, 1993-1996)
  • Sr. Contracts Administrator (Teradata Corporation, 1985-1991)

Pro Bono

  • GFWC Paradise Valley Woman's Club, Inc.
  • Leaders in Fellowship Together (LIFT), Arizona.

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