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Lewis Chongwony, PhD

Lead Faculty, Quantitative Methods & Design

lewis.chongwony@franklin.edu

Profile

Dr. Chongwony has been a full time faculty member at Franklin University since March, 2008. During this time, Dr. Chongwony has contributed immensely towards the growth of the University as well as student learning and success through deployment of dynamic and innovative course design principles and methodology, effective teaching techniques, research and advanced assessment procedures. All these are geared to delivering solid student learning experiences and high quality curriculum that is adaptive to student needs and responsive to changes in society at large. Dr. Chongwony is constantly focused on ensuring that his courses are universally accessible to a diverse number of students and that they meet the needs of a post-industrial world. Dr. Chongwony has a very rich diverse educational background and experience. He graduated with a PhD. in Instructional Technology & Design and a Master of Arts in International Affairs from Ohio University (The Bobcats), Athens. Dr. Chongwony also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Studies from Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenya.

Education

2008
Ohio University (Athens, Ohio)
Doctor of Philosophy, Instructional Technology
2005
Ohio University (Athens, Ohio)
Master of Arts, African Studies
2001
Kenyatta University (Nairobi City, Kenya)
Master of Business Administration, Business Administration
1999
Kenyatta University (Nairobi City, Kenya)
Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration

Certifications

2018
Protecting Human Research Participants, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Work Experience

2020 - Present
Franklin University, Lead Faculty, Quantitative Methods & Design
2020 - 2020
Franklin University, Research Associate, Quantitative Methods & Research Design
2018 - 2020
Franklin University, Lead Faculty, Quantitative Methods & Research Design
2008 - 2018
Franklin University, Faculty, Instructional Design
2006 - Present
Ohio University, Educational Technology Expert
2006 - Present
Ohio University, Project Manager
2004 - Present
Ohio University, Graduate Lab and Teaching Assistant
2004 - 2005
Ohio University, Teaching Assistant
2002 - 2004
Ohio University, Teaching Assistant
2002 - 2002
Kenyatta University, Instructor/Lecturer

Publications & Presentations

Chongwony, L., & Chongwony PhD, L. (2020). Instructional Design Leadership and Management Competencies – Job Description Analysis. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 23.
Chongwony, L., & Chongwony PhD, L. (2020). Forming an Intellectual Community of Practice at a Professionally Focused University. Journal of Scholarly Publishing, 51, pp. 129-143. University of Toronto Press.
Saunders, C., Kong, Y., & Chongwony, L. (2014, Jun. 13). Using Human Performance Technology in Instructional Design to Ensure Learning Performance. Franklin University 2014 Conference on Teaching & Learning, Columbus, OH.
Washington , C., Yang, Y., Gardner, J., & Chongwony, L. (2014, Nov. 14). Going global: transnational education partnership models - challenges and opportunities. Franklin University Learning Showcase, Columbus, Ohio.
Chongwony, L. (2014, Nov. 14). An Investigation of Open Education Resources (OER) in Higher Education: Mainstreaming OER at Franklin University. 2014 Franklin University Learning Showcase, Columbus, OH.
Chongwony, L. (2014, Nov. 4). Designing and Developing More Holistic Educational Experiences in Criminal Justice: A Practical Application of Teaching for Understanding (TfU) Model.. 2014 AECT International Convention, Jacksonville, FL.
Chongwony, L. (2014, Jun. 13). Tools and Strategies for Giving Effective Feedback. 2014 Teaching and Learning Conference, Columbus, OH.
McCombs, J., Miner-Romanoff, K., & Chongwony, L. (2014, Nov. 14). Interactive, Holistic, and Experiential Online Learning Environments Research Study. Franklin University Learning Showcase, Franklin University Main Campus.
Branner, R., Chongwony, L., Heckman, A., & King, L. (2013, Dec. 31). Curriculum Design and Assessment. 34th Annual Teaching Public Administration Conference, Williamsburg, VA.
Chongwony, L., & Yang, Y. (2013, Oct. 29). Innovative Use of Facebook in Creating Online Learning Community. AECT Annual International Conference, Anaheim, CA.
Chongwony, L. (2013, Jul. 10). Beyond the Single-sage on Stage: A Collaborative Design, Development & Delivery Model for Authentic Teaching & Learning in Africa's Universities. 3rd International Conference on Education, Nairobi, KE.
Chongwony, L. (2013, Jul. 10). Bridging the Gaps and Seeing the Whole: Outcome Mapping as a Tool for Fostering Teaching Excellence and Continuous Quality Improvements. 3rd International Conference on Education, Nairobi, KE.
Sweetland, Y., Chongwony, L., & N/A, N. (2013, Jun. 3). Travelling the Journey of Outcome Mapping: From Theory to Practice. AALHE Third Annual Conference, Lexington, Kentucky.
Gardner, J., Chongwony, L., Yang, Y., & Luyegu, E. (2012, Nov. 30). The invisibles forces that affect instructional design.. the 2012 AECT International Convention, Louisville, KY.
Gardner, J., Yang, Y., Luyegu, E., & Chongwony, L. (2011, Nov. 30). The invisibles forces that affect instructional design.. 2011 AECT International Convention, Jacksonville, FL.
King, L., Heckman, A., Branner, R., & Chongwony, L. (2011, May. 16). Meeting the Needs of Professionals who Administer Government For the People: Using Practitioner Feedback to Develop Relevant Professional Curriculum. 34th Teaching Public Administration Conference, Williamsburg, VA.
Branner, R., Chongwony, L., Heckman, A., & King, L. (2011, May. 16). Meeting the Needs of Professionals who Administer Government For the People: Using Practitioner Feedback to Develop Relevant Professional Curriculum. 34th Annual Teaching Public Administration Conference, Williamsburg, VA.
Chongwony, L. (2006, Oct. 14). Breaking the Wall of Separation: An Analysis of Social Presence in Post-Secondary Learners Enrolled in Technology Mediated Learning Environment. AECT Annual International Conference, Dallas, TX.
Chongwony, L. (2006, Jun. 30). Voices of the Past, Visions of the Future: Engaging the Voices of African Children through Digital Storytelling. African Children and African Media Conference, Athens, OH.
Chongwony, L. (2006, Mar. 23). The Teaching and/or Learning of African Languages in the Information Age: A Critical Pedagogy. African Language Teachers Association Conference, Rutgers University, New Jersey.
Chongwony, L. (2006, Feb. 28). Trading in African Athletes: Sporting Success or Modern-Day Enslavemen. Women, Gender, and Sports in Africa Conference, Athens, OH.
Chongwony, L. (2004, Feb. 28). African Athletics Fund: The Strategic Alternative, Opportunities and Challenges. Sports, Youth, and Africa Symposium, Athens, OH.

Professional Service

2013
Committee Member
Faculty Development
(Columbus, Ohio)
2013
Member
Project Management Institute
2012
Committee Member
Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT)
2011
Committee Member
reFOCUS SV 2020 Assessment Subcommittee
(Columbus, Ohio) End Date: 2013
2010
Officer, Secretary
Grace Point Sanctuary (GPS)
(Dublin, Ohio)
2009
Committee Chair
Assessment Committee
(Columbus, Ohio) End Date: 2012
2009
Member
International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI)
2009
Reviewer/Paper Reader
Journal of Visual Literacy
2008
Member
Academy of Management
2007
Committee Member
Academic Technology
2007
Member
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)