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OEB speaker Tamara Powell

Tamara Powell

English Professor, Kennesaw State University, United States of America

Dr. Tamara Powell is a professor of English and Interim Internship Coordinator at Kennesaw State University (KSU) in the Atlanta metro area in Georgia in the US. Her research interests include African American literature and open educational resources. She co-authored Open Technical Communication (, and it won the 2022 OE Global Award for Excellence in the Open Reuse/Remix/Adaptation category (…).

Tamara began teaching online in 2001 and has been hooked on this exciting and versatile medium ever since. Every semester, she tries new techniques to increase student engagement and successful completion of classes.

She has won several honors and awards, including Best Paper Award for “Student Success Innovations vs. Faculty Workload Concerns: How to Find a Balance for Success” at The Thirteenth International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning eLmL 2021 in Nice, France.