Course Credits and References


Caitlyn Caldwell

Course Developer

Caitlyn Caldwell has been active in marketing and education for 10 years. She has taught writing, reading, research, and literature courses for undergraduate and graduate students in addition to working administratively in higher education as a writer, strategic marketer, and market analyst. She is a published writer and researcher. She holds a Master of Arts in English Literature from Case Western Reserve University, a creative writing teaching certificate, and a non-public teaching certificate as well as a number of specialty certifications in marketing and innovation. She has taught students young and old, with experience from preschool aged children to adult learners. She is a dedicated livelong learner and lover of books.


Dr. Dennis Mithaug

Course Instructor
Dr. Dennis Mithaug (BA, MA, M.Ed., Ph.D.) is Professor Emeritus at Teachers College, Columbia University. He has over 40 years experience of teaching students at the college level in all subjects he is an expert on, including--psychology, sociology, cognition, special education, behaviorism, disabilities, self-determination, social policy and education policy--to name a few. He is prolific writer and author, having published and edited over 10 books and hundreds of journals and articles. He has conducted extensive research in the field of cognition, behavior, vocational training, and special education, and his studies and research are some of the most respected and referenced in his field.