Dr. Tim Hibsman

  • Tim Hibsman

    Associate Professor of English

    Office: 506I HSS Building
    Phone: 724-357-2989
    E-mail: thibsman@iup.edu


    EdD, Educational Technology, Pepperdine University 2000

    MA, Professional Writing, University of Southern California 1995

    BA, English and Creative Writing, California State University, Long Beach

    Academic Interests

    Professional and technical writing, Nautical Film and Literature, Aviation Film and Literature, Educational Technology, Online Learning.


    Tim spent 15 years in aerospace before beginning his teaching career in southern California.
    CUE (Computer Using Educators) is one of Tim’s favorite conferences. He has presented over 10 papers over the years. Their titles include:

    Teaching Professional Writing Online
    Developing Electronic Career Portfolio
    Online Assessment
    Online Strategies for Teaching Creative Writing
    Practices to Foster Informal Learning
    Techniques and Strategies for Live eLearning
    Learning Communities & the Internet
    Assessment Using Electronic Career/Course Portfolios
    Podcasts and Mobile Learning: Sight, Sound, Video, and Animation
    Podcasting Interviews with Virtual Guest Speakers
    The Educational Value of Minecraft

    Tim’s favorite things to do are play with his daughter and play ice hockey.

    Course Specialties

    Engl 222: Technical Writing
    Engl 202: Composition II
    Engl 215: Introduction to Legal Writing
    Engl 281: Nautical Film & Literature