Steven R. Van Hook, PhD

Walden University

Ph.D. in Education Program
Specialty: Transcultural Distance Learning
Awarded February 2006




    KAM 1 - Cultural Influences in International Socioeconomic Development

SBSF 8110 Theories of Societal Development
SBSF 8120 Current Research in International Societal Development
SBSF 8130 Professional Practice and International Societal Development

    KAM 2 - Sociocultural Human Development Vis-a-vis Global Management

                    SBSF 8210 Theories of Human Development
                    SBSF 8220 Current Research in International Human Development
                    SBSF 8230 Professional Practice and International Human Development

    KAM 3 - Principles of Organizational and Social Systems

                    SBSF 8310 Theories of Organizational and Social Systems  
                    SBSF 8320 Current Research in International Organizational and Social Systems
                    SBSF 8330 Professional Practice in International Organizational and Social Systems

    KAM 4 - Foundation Research Sequence Seminars

          SBSF 8417:  Human Inquiry and Science

EDUC 8427:Research Design in Education

          EDUC 8437: Data Analysis in Educational Research

    KAM 5 - Theories of Intelligence, Learning, and Motivation

                    EDUC 8510 Theories of Intelligence, Learning and Motivation as a Basic Praxis 
                    EDUC 8520 Distance Education as a Facilitator of Learning
                    EDUC 8530 Professional Practice Using Distance Learning Theories

    KAM 6 - Organization of International Learning Institutions

                    EDUC 8610 Organization of Learning Institutions
                    EDUC 8620 New Models in Transcultural Learning Institutions and Curricula
                    EDUC 8630 Creating and Implementing Global Learning Opportunities

    KAM 7 - Case Study Method: Transcultural Education

                    EDUC 8710 Case Study Method
                    EDUC 8720 Current Research and Analysis of Transcultural Education
                    EDUC 8730 Transcultural Distance Learning Program: Case Study Report & Evaluation



Teaching Positions


Seminar Presentations

The Doctoral Student Experience: Learning and Scholarship
Panelist, Walden University Residency
December 28, 2004
Leesburg, Virginia

Transcultural Learning: Themes and Images that Transcend Culture

Los Padres CATESOL 5th Annual Conference
(California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)
October 11, 2003
Santa Barbara, California
Fortifying the Distance Learning Culture
Instructor In-Service
Antioch University
September 14, 2002
Santa Barbara, California
Best Practices in Online Course Development
Instructor In-Service
Antioch University
February 9, 2002
Santa Barbara, California
Developments in the American Media and their Relation to Ukraine
International Media Conference
Kiev University Institute of Journalism
In Association with the United States Agency for International Development
May 19, 1997
Kiev, Ukraine
New Skills in Russian Mass Communications
Russia Seminar Series 
Sponsored by the Krieble Institute
October 14-22, 1994
Russian Universities in St. Petersburg, Perm, and Saratov

Travels & Assignments

  • Washington, DC
  • New York
  • San Francisco
  • Paris
  • Moscow
  • St. Petersburg
  • Perm
  • Saratov
  • Kiev
  • Budapest
  • Prague
  • Warsaw
  • Krakow
  • Amsterdam
  • Istanbul
  • Vancouver
  • Zurich