Tim Hibsman

Professor of English

Office: 506-I Leonard Hall
Email: 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