Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education;
College of Education, Criminal Justice, & Human Services
Ellen Lynch is Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education and Faculty Director of Problem-Based Learning (PBL) at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Lynch's current scholarly interests include exploration of teacher education, students’ conceptual development and the use of action research methodologies to study group process, and student learning in classes that use problem-based learning. She is an active member of the Academy of Fellows of Teaching and Learning at UC, the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, and is a topical editor for the University of Delaware’s Problem-Based Learning Clearinghouse. She has presented widely at the local, state, national and international levels on problem-based learning, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and the use of active learning pedagogies in teacher education. Her areas of expertise include problem-based learning, the scholarship of teaching and learning, active learning, small group learning, and concept mapping.