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Trisha Lamers

BIO

Trisha Lamers is a lecturer in the Department of Mathematical Sciences and director of the Tutoring–Learning Center at UW-Stevens Point. She began at the Tutoring-Learning Center, offering academic support services for students, in 2014.  Lamers previously worked abroad, with the Qatar Foundation, as a teacher-trainer, post-secondary science instructor, education coordinator, and an active board member of Qatar TESOL, where she served in many capacities with the US Embassy’s English language programs.

Lamers completed her doctorate in Educational Leadership. Her research focuses on peer-led team learning, student success, and mentoring. In her work with the LEAP Program, Lamers has conducted research focused on mentoring and mentee wellbeing, mentoring and racial minority institutional satisfaction, the effect of mentoring on minority women in the College of Natural Resources, and mentoring and educational outcomes of at-risk youth in the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) Program. On campus, Lamers is a co-advisor of the UWSP Japan Club.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Best practices in education
  • Student success research
  • Mentoring research
  • Summer bridge programs

PUBLICATIONS

Lamers, T. S. (2022). Leveraging technology to enhance student engagement. Education Technology Insights.

Lamers, T. S. (2017). Credited peer-led team-learning and undergraduate student success. Edgewood College. EdD dissertation.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Makah Foundation, board member
  • National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA)
  • Wisconsin College Learning Center Association (WCLCA) Former president
Lecturer
Director, Tutoring–Learning Center

Office:
CCC 236
Phone:
715-346-2150

Education

Ed.D. - Educational Leadership in Higher Education
Edgewood College

M.S. - Education, Curriculum Design, and TESOL
Temple University–Tokyo Campus

B.S. - Biochemistry
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Courses

Beginning Algebra