Billi Bromer, Ed.D.

Dr. Billi L. Bromer is a professor of education. She has been a teacher educator at Brenau since 2006, following almost two decades as an early childhood special educator. Dr. Bromer teaches a range of undergraduate and graduate courses in Brenau’s online educator preparation program, including psychology and educational foundations courses. She is a member of multiple professional organizations related to education and child development. And, she has also presented numerous papers at state, national and international educational conferences on a variety of topics related to educator preparation, child development, and online teaching.

Dr. Bromer has authored multiple book chapters on a range of topics and recently co-edited the Handbook of Research on Learner-centered Practices in an Age of Transformational Change. Her research interests include social-emotional learning, generational differences in higher education teaching and learning, social presence in online learning, and the importance of a liberal arts education. She is a member of the university’s General Education Reform Team and Research Symposium Committee. When she is not teaching online, Dr. Bromer enjoys visiting the South Carolina mountains, reading nonfiction books, and volunteering in her community.

Published work

Bromer, B.L. & Crawford. C.M. (2022). (Eds.). Handbook of research on learner-centered practices in
an age of transformational change. IGI Global. https://www.igi-global.com/book/handbook-research-
learner-centered-approaches/288797

Bromer, B.L. (2022). Online educator preparation that meets the needs of early childhood
professionals. In Information Resource Management Association. Research anthology on early
childhood development in the digital era. IGI Global.
https://www.igi-global.com/book/research-anthology-early-childhood-development/308010

Bromer, B.L. & Deeb, A.M.D. (2022). Transformations in K-12 teaching: Using what was learned during
the pandemic. In B.L. Bromer & C.M. Crawford (Eds.) Handbook of research on learner-centered
approaches to teaching in an age of transformational change. IGI Global. http://doi.org/10.4018/978-
1-6684-4240-1

Deeb, A.M.D. & Bromer, B. L. (2022). Spotlighting diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in higher
education during the Covid 19 pandemic. In B.L. Bromer & C.M. Crawford (Eds.) Handbook of research
on learner-centered approaches to teaching in an age of transformational change. IGI Global.
http://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-6684-4240-1

Bromer, B.L. (2021).  Social presence in an online learning environment. In C.M. Crawford & M.A.
Simons (Eds.), eLearning engagement in a transformative social learning environment. IGI
Global. http://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-6956-6