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Loredana Morra Carson, M.P.P.A.

Lecturer/Academic Advisor

Email: carson@callutheran.edu
Phone: 805-493-3002
Office: Pioneer House

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Loredana Carson, M.P.P.A., teaches the Foundation courses for  all International students in the School of Management, including the MBA program, MPPA program, and MSIT programs. The course (Advanced Academic Practices) focuses on the academic writing and communication skills required by graduate students at the university as well as presenting library research skills and citation style guides. She also teaches the Comprehensive Exam Prep Elective in the MPPA Program and writes and administers the comprehensive exam required for program graduates. She served on the Academic Integrity committee that helped to revise and reframe the academic integrity guidelines for the School of Management, making the policies easier to follow and to implement. For 2016-17 she is working with other faculty members and Dr. Sarah Fishbach (Committee Chair) to bring the ICIA Academic Integrity Conference to campus in April, 2017. In addition, she serves as an Academic Advisor in the MPPA Department.  This year she is a member of Cohort XXII in the Ventura County Leadership Academy. 

Education

B.A. Linguistics, UCLA,  1981

TESOL, UCSB, 1996

MPPA, California Lutheran University, 2011

Expertise

  • Cross cultural issues pertaining to education
  • International student success and engagement
  • Thesis management
  • APA style usage and teaching
  • Research skills usage and teaching
  • Academic advising for student success
  • Alumni engagement
  • Social networking for student and alumni
  • Classroom management
  • Rubric design