Adult learning styles, classroom assessment techniques, and composition.
Dr. Kuhta earned her Doctor of Arts degree from George Mason University and has twenty-five years experience in instructional design and adult learning theory. She served as the Director of Academics in the Higher Education Program at George Mason until 2012. Currently, in addition to serving as a Part-time faculty member in the English Department, she is Assistant Dean for English at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College. She was named Virginia Teacher of the Year, receiving a Commonwealth of Virginia Commendation.
Dr. Kuhta is a fellow of the Northern Virginia Writing Project and has taught ENGH 695 in a number of school districts in Virginia. Since 2001, she has designed and taught distance education courses, applying her knowledge of adult learning styles to the asynchronous learning environment. Her experience in higher education includes teaching and training for the U.S. Army at Ft. Belvoir, VA; the National Defense University's Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies at Ft. McNair, Washington, DC; and the Marine Corps University and War College at Quantico, VA.