Suzanne M Ehrlich

Assistant Professor

Exceptional, Deaf, and Interpreter Education • College of Education & Human Services

Areas of Expertise

Education

Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction: Instructional Design and Technology, University of Cincinnati, 2006

M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction: Instructional Design and Technology and Adult Education, University of Cincinnati, 2003

A.A.S., Interpreting for the Deaf, Cincinnati State Community College, 2000

B.S., Psychology, Xavier University, Cincinnati, 1998

Biography

Awards

  • 2014 - Academy of Fellows of Teaching and Learning, University of Cincinnati
  • 2009 - University of Cincinnati Innovative Uses of Technology in Teaching Award (Inaugural)
  • 2006 - "Teacher of the Year" Nominee and Honoree, Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges
  • 2002 - Distance Learning Practitioner of the Year Award, Ohio Distance Learning Association

Affiliations

  • World Association of Sign Language Interpreters, June 2013-current
  • Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT) Member, June 2006-current
  • National Association for the Deaf (NAD), December 2000-current
  • Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) National, May 2002-current
  • Certificate of Interpretation (CI) and Member, Ohio Distance Learning Association, February 2002-March 2004

Grants and Contracts Awarded

  • Co-Principal Investigator, Academic Partnerships: "Increasing Learner Engagement Using Interactive Feedback and Discussion Strategies in Online Learning," 2014, Grant awarded: $4,950
  • Co-Principal Investigator, Academic Partnerships: "Increasing Learner Engagement Using Interactive Feedback and Discussion Strategies in Online Learning," 2013, Grant awarded: $5,000
  • Project Director, Proctor & Gamble, Higher Education Grant program, 2011, Grant awarded: $8,600

Publications & Presentations

Peer Reviewed Books

  • Ehrlich, S. & Napier, J. Interpreter Education in the Digital Age: Innovation, Access and Change. Gallaudet University Press. Washington, D.C. In press.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Johnson, H., Ehrlich, S., Watts-Taffe, S., & Williams, C. (2014) Who am I Here?: Disrupted Identities and Gentile Shifts when Teaching in Cyberspace. Journal of Instructional Research.
  • Watts Taffe, S., Ehrlich, S., Williams, C., & Johnson, H. (Spring/Summer, 2014). A Preliminary Examination of Program Effectiveness Related to the Online Preparation of Reading Specialists. Journal of Reading Education, 39(3). 
  • Ehrlich, S., Ergulec, E., Zydney, J.Z., & Angleone, L. (2013) In the Pursuit of Meaningful Dialogue: The Use of Protocols to Improve Discussion in Online and Face-to-Face Courses. International Journal of Interpreter Education 5.2 (2013): 73-84.

Chapters

  • Ehrlich, S. (2013) E-Mentoring: Exploring the Relationship between Mentoring, Technology and Community. In Winston, B. Lee. R. (Eds.) Mentorship in the 21st Century volume.

Conference Proceedings and Articles

  • Ehrlich, S. & Vance, K. (2014, April). Interpreting via iPad: A Bridge to Education. NEWSLI, 18-23.

EhrlichContact Information

Building 57, Room 3506

(904) 620-5287

suzanne.ehrlich@unf.edu