At EKU, we are dedicated to helping students succeed. Meet Scotty Dunlap, a professor who uses a structured teaching model to encourage students to think critically and creatively.
Scotty Dunlap is an associate professor in the Safety, Security and Emergency Management Department in the College of Justice and Safety. He is a recipient, along with nine others, of the Critical Thinking Teacher of the Year award. The first annual award was coordinated by Kate Williams, director of the Quality Enhancement Program (QEP) to recognize "outstanding faculty members who have had an effect on developing their students' critical/creative thinking skills."
►What Dr. Dunlap's Students Say
- His professional expertise coupled with the essential components of the critical thinking model give a student the skills to excel as an employee and the confidence to take a leadership role in the work environment.
- Dr. Dunlap teaches best practices in the safety, security and emergency management field but also encourages a student to share new ideas.
- He does an excellent job of facilitating discussions. Because we use critical thinking, our discussions are very thorough and every student is able to participate.
►Succeed in Your Classes
►Make an Impression
►Excel in Your Career
- think critically about issues,
- problem-solve, and
- break new ground by challenging the status quo.