Megan Torkildson

Megan Torkildson
Megan Torkildson
Megan Torkildson Megan Torkildson
Interim Assistant Director of the Educational Success Center
office. Swenson 1025A
University of Wisconsin-Superior

Most recent degrees:

2015 - Master of Arts (M.A.) - Educational Psychology - University of Colorado Denver

2013 - Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Human Services Addictions Studies - Metropolitan State University Denver

2011 - Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Human Development and Family Science - North Dakota State University

Academic background:

Megan Torkildson received her B.S. in Human Development and Family Science from North Dakota State University. Upon completing her degree she found a passion for helping others. She attended Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado for a B.S. in Human Services, Addictions Studies. After completing her degree she attended the University of Colorado Denver to receive her M.A. in Educational Psychology. Her independent research study was conducted throughout Europe and was focused on student-teacher engagements, student success in the classroom and observations of learning styles being taught at international schools. She was able to observe and complete research at international schools in Germany, Spain, Austria, and France. Her biggest philosophy in life is to meet students where they are and give them the tools needed to be successful in their learning environments.

Research interests:

In addition to her ongoing interest in student success and engagement, she has also done research on intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, specifically in online classrooms. As the world continues to change, online programs are becoming more popular. Her interest in human motivation plays a huge role in her research.

Non-academic background:

Megan has a passion for helping others. She spent 3-months living in a homeless shelter in Denver Colorado, working with women and children escaping battered and abused homes. She also worked closely with high risk, high need clients suffering from drug addiction. She completed her training to be an Addictions Counselor in the state of Colorado and before moving to Wisconsin worked with clients in the Drug Court program on their treatment team. Outside of her professional interests you can find Megan traveling around the world, snapping photos, spending time with her nephew, eating at all the delicious local restaurants and exploring the outdoors.

Areas of knowledge:

Student success, motivation and engagement, psychology, addictions studies, human development, and educational psychology

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UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Torkildson, Megan
Fall Semester 2020

For up to date information on all schedules, please refer to the class search page in the E-Hive.

Note: the Class Schedule information below reflects data as of September 26, 2020 11:45 AM.

Class Section Identifier Key

Fall Semester 2020
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
IDS - Interdisciplinary Studies
1646IDS 095Collegiate Study Skills
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
This class is closed for enrollment. Wait List Seats Open: 15 of 15
001 3.00  SWEN 1054 TTh 11:00AM- 11:50AM 0 of 15 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
This class is closed for enrollment. Wait List Seats Open: 15 of 15
1647IDS 095Collegiate Study Skills
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
This class is closed for enrollment. Wait List Seats Open: 15 of 15
002 3.00  SWEN 1054 TTh 12:00PM- 12:50PM 0 of 15 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
This class is closed for enrollment. Wait List Seats Open: 15 of 15
1648IDS 095Collegiate Study Skills
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
003 3.00  SWEN 1054 TTh 2:00PM- 2:50PM 4 of 15 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
2138IDS 095Collegiate Study Skills
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
004 3.00  SWEN 1054 TTh 3:00PM- 3:50PM 10 of 15 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
1652IDS 095Collegiate Study Skills
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
This course will be taught online with at least one real-time virtual class meeting per week at the date/time scheduled for the course. Full details on the course meetings will be provided by the instructor. Campus tuition rates apply, and credits are within the plateau for Fall 2020 online/alternative delivery of courses.
201 1.00  Online  8:00AM- 8:50AM 23 of 30 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
This course will be taught online with at least one real-time virtual class meeting per week at the date/time scheduled for the course. Full details on the course meetings will be provided by the instructor. Campus tuition rates apply, and credits are within the plateau for Fall 2020 online/alternative delivery of courses.
2221IDS 095Collegiate Study Skills
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
EU1/EUL courses are online courses designed for first year students enrolled in the Plan U program.
EU1 1.00  Online  8:00AM- 8:50AM 24 of 30 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
EU1/EUL courses are online courses designed for first year students enrolled in the Plan U program.