Sandra Westmoreland, PhD
Associate Professor of Biology
Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing
Texas Woman’s University
University of Texas at Arlington
Sandra Westmoreland, Ph.D. has 25 years of experience in teaching science as Associate Professor of Biology at Texas Woman’s University and as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing at The University of Texas at Arlington. A major focus of her education research is the use of active engagement teaching and learning strategies, such as Team-Based Learning and personal answer devices, in large enrollment courses to foster student achievement, critical thinking, and retention. She created the Active Engagement Academy at Texas Woman’s University to assist other faculty to develop high engagement teaching strategies for their own courses. Sandra is a certified Team-Based Learning Trainer and Consultant and has directed many workshops at local, state, and national U.S. venues on using high engagement teaching and learning methods, including Team-Based Learning, for University faculty as well as high school and middle school faculty.
Sandra received her Ph. D. in Quantitative Biology from The University of Texas at Arlington.