Sr. Irma Kessler, Ph.D.

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



  • Ph.D., Zoology, University of Maine
  • M.S., University of Notre Dame
  • B.A., College of Saint Elizabeth


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
  • Bio 113 Fundamentals of Biology II
  • Bio 117 Human Physiology
  • Bio 305 Embryology
  • Bio 309 Histology
  • Bio 417 Physiology