Fisher receives doctorate at University of New England

Garrett Fisher, WCU instructor of Spanish, received his doctorate in educational leadership in May from the University of New England.

Fisher’s dissertation, “Engaging Generation Z: A Study On Facebook Group Implementation In Language Courses And In Multiple Contexts,” focused on the pedagogical applications of Facebook for second language acquisition.

Fisher now also is teaching education courses for WCU’s College of Education and Allied Professions while continuing his research on social media and innovative practices to encourage student leadership through technology.