WCET's 28th Annual Meeting
 
Niki Bray

Title
WCET Adaptive Learning Fellow
Company
WCET, University of Memphis
Bio
Niki Bray is a life-long educator who has taught at every level. Beginning in middle school, Bray taught sixth-grade science and coached girls basketball for three years before moving on to high school where she taught Biology, Honors Biology, Physical Science, Health and Physical Education, and coached girls basketball for 13 years. After a successful teaching and coaching career, she worked briefly in corporate America as a Training Specialist and Instructional Designer before returning to the classroom where she taught elementary physical education. Bray then accepted a position with The University of Mississippi where she served as an Instructional Designer to the Schools of Education, Engineering, and Pharmacy before accepting her current position of teaching and Instructional Designer with The University of Memphis' School of Health Sciences. Bray earned her BA in Education with an emphasis on Physical Education in 1997, a Masters of Science in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies in 2008, and is currently working to complete her Doctor of Education with an emphasis on Instructional Design & Technology at the University of Memphis. She enjoys teaching and developing online learning and the focus of her research is centered around Adaptive Learning.