Patricia Baia, Ph.D.

Bio: 

Education

  • Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, State University of New York at Albany

Courses Taught at ACPHS

  • Academic Reading and Writing
  • Principles of Communication
  • Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
  • Seminar in Academic Health
  • Professional and Technical Writing
  • Group Communication

Research Interests

Curriculum and instruction specializing in: instructional technology, pedagogy, life-long learning, adult learning theory, faculty engagement and professional development, distance learning, rewards & barriers, institutional characteristics and administration, adoption models, change models, and motivation.

Selected Publications

Strang, A. & Baia, P. (2015). An Investigation of teaching and learning programs in Pharmacy Education. Am J Pharm Educ. Accepted 6/1/15, Ref. AJPE5210R1.

Garrison, G., Baia, P., Canning, J., Strang, A. (2015). An Asynchronous Learning Approach for the Instructional Component of a Dual-campus Pharmacy Resident Teaching Program. Am J Pharm Educ., v79 (2).

Baia, P. & Strang, A. (2012). An Elective Course to Promote Academic Pharmacy as a Career. Am J Pharm Educ., v76(2).

Baia, P. (2011). The Trend of Commitment: Pedagogical Quality and Adoption. S. D'Agustino (Ed.), Adaption, Resistance and Access to Instructional Technologies (pp. 273-315). Fordham University, USA: IGI Global.

Baia, P (2009). The Role of Commitment to Pedagogical Quality: The Adoption of Instructional Technology in Higher Education, ERIC, ED504055.

Baia, P. (2009). No Money for Professional Development? Go Local. Educause Quarterly Magazine, v32(2).

Selected Presentations

Baia, P. & Strang, A. (2015) Leverage: How to Create an Online Certificate Program Using Backdoor Tactics. Higher Education Pedagogy Conference. Virginia Tech. Blacksburg, VA., February 4-6.

Baia, P. (2015). Faculty Motivations for Life-Long Learning. 45th Annual Conference of the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning. Savannah, GA, October 15-17.

Baia, P. (2014). Self-Regulated Teaching: How are Faculty Practicing Lifelong Learning? International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association Conference, Anchorage, Alaska, May 31-June 2.

Strang, A. & Baia, P. (2014) Motivation: Why to Pharmacy Faculty pursue Additional Training in Education. 4th Annual ACPHS Research Forum, Albany, NY.

Baia, P. (2013). Creating a Resident Program in Teaching and Learning that Works. The International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Strang, A. & Baia, P. (2013). Motivation: Why to Pharmacy Faculty pursue Additional Training in Education. Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on November 6-10.

Baia, P. & Strang, A. (2012). Promoting Pedagogy and Technology Through a SoTL Collaborative Group. Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education Conference. Seattle, WA.

Baia, P. (2012). Professional Development Motives: Engaging Faculty to Learn. Higher Education Pedagogy Conference. ACPHS 2nd Annual Research Forum, Albany NY.

Baia, P. (2011). Mobile Devices for Teaching & Learning, hosted by ITT Technical Institute. Capital District Educational Technology Conference (CDETG).

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Capital District Educational Technology Group, Founder and President
  • Helping Educators Learn Pedagogy (HELP), co founder and Co director
  • Capital District Library Consortium (CDLC) Board of Trustees
  • Schenectady County Community College Library/Instructional Technology Advisory
  • Albany Consortium for Instructional Design and Theory
  • Alliance of Technology and Women 
  • Consortium in Instructional Technology 
  • Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education
  • Instructor at University at Albany - Cooperative Learning and Instructional Technology
  • Instructional Designer at Excelsior College  - Office of Professional Development
Assistant Professor
Co-director of HELP
Department of Humanities and Communication