Scott E HammAssistant Professor of Education and Director of Online Education College of Human Sciences and Educational Studies
- Bachelor of Science, Rehabilitation Education, Pennsylvania State University, 1985.
- Master of Religious Education, Abilene Christian University, 1992
- Doctor of Educational Ministry, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2006.
- Doctor of Philosophy, Nova Southeastern University, current.
Dr. Scott E. Hamm has a dual appointment serving as an Assistant Professor of Education in the College of Human Sciences and Educational Studies and as the Director of Online Education.
He completed his Doctorate of Educational Ministry at the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and earned the Master of Religious Education at Abilene Christian University and his B.S. in Rehabilitation Education from the Pennsylvania State University. He is currently working on his Ph.D. in Information systems from the College of Engineering at Nova Southeastern University.
He teaches digital curriculum integration and research courses in the gifted education graduate program and serves as a dissertation committee chair in the Doctorate of Leadership program. Prior to Hardin-Simmons University, Hamm served as the Director of Mobile Learning Research at Abilene Christian University. He began his higher education career teaching at Dallas Christian College while serving as the adult minister in two different churches in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area.
He is an active member of the board of directors for the West Texas Telecommunications Consortium, City Vision College and the Academy of Technology, Engineering, Math, and Science. He is a visiting scholar at Capella University and a frequent contributor to the Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository. He teaches online professional development workshops for the Online Learning Consortium focused on the integration of mobile devices in online education and training faculty how to teach online. He is a member of the Texas Faculty Development Network, the University Professional and Continuing Education Association, the Texas Distance Learning Association, the United States Distance Learning Association, and the Association of Christian Distance Educators (ACDE). In 2016 he received the Course of the Year award from the Association of Christian Distance Educators and has received awards for his teaching and research in online education