Course Credits and References


Donna Barratt

Course Developer Donna Barratt (BS, MS) is a professional writer and educator with over 35 years of teaching experience. She has also been a successful administrator and director of education in a large organization. She has written professional development curriculum for several top education companies and has several years experience writing and developing business plans, grants, and training materials for both individuals and large groups. 

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.