Paulita Brooker, EdD

  • Assistant Professor of Education
  • Associate Provost for E-Learning and Continuing Education


  • EdD in Adult Education, University of Arkansas
  • EdS in Adult Education, University of Arkansas
  • BSW in Social Work, Eastern Kentucky University

Courses Taught

  • Public Policy in Education
  • Special Topics on Leading Change in Higher Education
  • Program Evaluation
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Distance Learning
  • Campaigns and Elections
  • Principles of Sociology
  • Human Growth and Development

Teaching Focus

  • Needs assessment and program evaluation
  • Online Learning and using technology
  • Adult Learners
  • Working with adolescents

Research Interests and Publications

Presentations include:

  • Adult Education Generation Gap: At the crossroads for technology and the adult learner
  • Taking Your Programs Online

Awards and Honors

  • Master Board Member, Arkansas School Boards Assoc.
  • Athletic Scholarship, NEO A&M, Miami, OK
  • Athletic Scholarship, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR

Previous Academic/Professional Positions

  • P for Adult/Graduate Programs, Oklahoma Wesleyan University
  • Dean, Continuing and Adult Education, Pfeiffer University
  • Managing Director, Academic Partnerships

Additional Information

  • Elected to serve on the school board of Siloam Springs, Ark. 1999-2011
  • Over a decade of work with adolescents in out of home treatment programs
  • Married, two sons, one grand-daughter
  • Interests include cooking, gardening, travel, and basketball