Cynthia Jimes, Ph.D.

Job Title: 
Director of Research and Learning

As the director of research at ISKME, Cynthia examines the role of knowledge sharing and collaborative problem solving in supporting new processes for teaching and learning. Prior to joining ISKME, Cynthia worked as an education data specialist at and focused on providing parents with data to inform their school choice and school improvement efforts. While living in Sweden and the Netherlands from 1995 to 2004, she worked in both the private and public sectors, holding positions in knowledge management and consulting at McKinsey & Company and Knowledge Values, teaching high school and undergraduate courses in media theory and organizational communication, and obtaining her Ph.D. in Information Science from Uppsala University in Sweden.

Gives talks on: 

Research on Open Educational Resources (OER), OER metadata, digital curation, and collaborative curriculum development 


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