Critical Thinking

2013-2014 Critical Thinking Faculty Learning Community

 

 

Michael Webb

Lecturer: Chemistry

Michael Webb is a full-time chemistry instructor, mainly teaching courses in general chemistry 1 and 2.  He received his Bachelor in Chemistry from the University of Leicester, England in 1976.  He then went on to obtain his Master of Philosophy in 1986 at the same institution and in 1999 he received his Master of Education from the University of Cambridge, England.  During his spare time Mr. Webb enjoys reading, listening to all kinds of music, cooking and traveling.

Keith Powell

Program Chair: HVAC

Keith Powell is the Program Chairman for AHR (Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration).  He likes to golf, write (has a textbook coming out this year), and spending time with his family.  Mr. Powell received a Bachelor in Management from the University of Phoenix.

Terina Lathe

Instructor: Sociology

Terina Lathe is a full-time sociology instructor at Central Piedmont Community college and has been

employed since 2001.  She has two beautiful children and is dedicated to spending most of her time with them.  Whenever she gets a chance, Mrs. Lathe likes to read and puttering around in her garden.  She has a Master in Sociology and is currently enrolled at NCSU, Ed.D Adult and Community College Education Program (expected graduation, December 2013.)  Her goal in this FLC is to better break down critical thinking in a way that aligns more with a working-class culture, so that these students can spend less time translating her middle-class assumptions of teaching/learning, and focus instead on the skill of critical thinking.

Loretta Evivie

Division Director: Business and Accounting

Joey Anderson

Instructor: Mathematics

Steve Scott

Program Chair: Digital Forensics

Steve Scott is a full time faculty member in the Information Technology department.  He is the Program Chair in digital forensics.  He received his Bachelors in Industrial Technology with information and Computer Technology concentration at East Carolina University. His interests are motorcycle racing, computers and family.  Mr. Scott hopes to consult with others in the critical thinking FLC who are implementing critical thinking in their curriculums regarding their success and methodology in lower level course.

Elvira Johnson

Coordinator- Learning Communities

Elvira Johnson is the coordinator for learning communities.  She is also an ACA (study skills) and developmental math instructor.  She received her Bachelor of Science at Georgia Institute of Technology (Industrial Engineering) and her Master of Arts at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (Adult Education). During her spare time, she enjoys cooking, coming up with creative ways to do things, and being a free spirit.

Nina Neal

Program Chair: Paralegal Technology

Nina Neal is the Program Chair for managing part-time staff and faculty.  She instructs in legal research and writing, wills, estates and trusts.  Mrs. Neal obtained her B.S. in Criminal Justice at UNC-Chapel Hill and her B.A. in Political Science from North Carolina Central University.  She takes interest in event planning, writing, exercising and baking.