Sr. Irma Kessler

Title: Associate Professor
Office Building: Henderson Hall
Floor: 1st Floor
Room: 112
Phone: 973-290-4158



B.A.,  College of Saint Elizabeth

M.S. University of Notre Dame

Ph.D., University of Maine    


Research Interests:                                                   

Invertebrate Biology and  Embryology

Integration of Technology into Teaching and Learning

               Snapkast recording of class presentations

                Conversion to Podcasts for audio iPod, video iPod,  iTouch, iPhone  & computer screen

                Integrating Turning Point into my courses as a review tool

                Development of "Interactive Laboratory Tutorials"  Embryology.

                Development of Interactive Quizzes  for all lecture classes

                Maintaining a web site for lab scheduling, class scheduling and review

                Course Syllabus & Policies, and Review Notes integrated with each lecture topic.

                Adobe Connect conferencing web site for weekly Virtual office hours in Bio103OL

3rd Reader (in technology and education) on a PhD committee


Recent Presentations:

            Presented four workshops at the College of Saint Elizabeth on Moodle,

            Questions & Testing                                         



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Courses Taught: 

  • Bio 103  Concepts Of Biology
  • Bio 103OL  Concepts Of Biology Online course
  • Bio113   Fundamentals of Biology  II
  • Bio117   Human Physiology
  • Bio305   Embryology
  • Bio309   Histology
  • Bio417   Physiology