Introducing our New CRTLE Staff Members!

Beth Fleener

Dr. Beth Fleener, Ph.D.

Dr. Beth Fleener earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction and Higher Teacher Education from Texas Tech University, her M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics Education from the University of Texas at Arlington, and B.A.S. in Communications from Dallas Baptist University. Dr. Fleener has over 3 years of experience directing the Accelerated Online Programs in College of Education where she developed a digital infrastructure to streamline multiple programs and assisted all faculty in the college in the move to online course delivery. She has been a successful educator for over 13 years with significant experience and knowledge of pedagogy in both online and face-to-face settings. Her research focuses on effective research-based teaching practices that promote successful learning environments for all students. Dr. Fleener also teaches as an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education at UTA.

Nali Kim

Dr. Nali Kim, Ph.D.

Dr. Nali Kim earned her Ed.D. in Higher Education at Southern Methodist University, her M.A. TESL with a concentration on Digital Media and Learning from the University of San Francisco, and her B.A. in International Studies from the University of California San Diego. Dr. Kim has over 8 years of experience working in education and education research and is knowledgeable and skilled in various teaching pedagogies applicable to both online and on-campus environments. Dr. Kim has significant experience in developing online courses at UTA where she formerly worked as a specialist and coordinator of the English Language Institute. Dr. Kim also teaches as an adjunct faculty member in the Department of English.