Jennifer Babb

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Office: Home office in Norman, OK

Job Description

Jennifer is a Project Manager and Learning Designer in the John A. Dutton e-Education Institute in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State University. She has worked in online education in various roles since 2005. She is actively involved in the accessibility and Open and Affordable Educational Resources initiatives both in the college of EMS and the University at large. 

Highlighted Work

Foreign Studies, EGEE 299

A reflection-based course for students studying abroad. The course pulls heavily from Inquiry-Based Learning Theory and reflective learning. A workbook for instructors wanting to do something similar was developed using our experience with this course: Journaling: An Assessment Tool for Student Engagement Experiences.

Spatial Data Science for Emergency Management, GEOG 858

This course helps students understand of use of geospatial perspectives and current technologies to support all stages of emergency (crisis or disaster) management activities. It relies heavily on engaging discussion and authentic assessment.


A repository of high-quality learning materials written by Penn State faculty. These materials are freely available for anyone to use, reuse, revise, remix, and redistribute under a creative commons license.

How to Create an Inclusive Online Class

A short blog post with practical tips for increasing inclusivity.