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Benjamin Ingman, PhD


Benjamin Ingman
Courses Taught:
  • CBHS 6622 Qualitative Research Methods
Research Interests:
  • Community-Based Research
  • Arts-Based Research
  • Adventure Education
  • School Health and Happiness
  • Curriculum Studies
  • Educational Experience
Current Research Projects:

The Working to Improve School Health (WISH) grant project is designed to pursue four initiatives.

  • Provide grant writing support for 36 rural school districts in the San Luis Valley and southeastern CO
  • Develop and implement a district-level planning process to create wellness plans aligned with the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model
  • Train and support school leaders statewide as facilitators of the AIM process
  • Advance the work of the cross-institutional Advancing IDEAS for Health research collaborative, including synthesis of the literature of evidence-based practices for the WSCC model in schools; development and implementation of an innovation lab; and inquiry of the conditions under which school districts are able to make changes.

WISH is funded through a grant from The Colorado Health Foundation.

  • PhD, Curriculum & Instruction, University of Denver, 2013
  • MS, Experiential Education, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2008
  • BS, Interpersonal Communication, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, 2006
Recent Publications
  1. Ingman, B. C. (2016). The student experience of community-based research: An autoethnography. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 20(3), 62-89.
  2. Ingman, B. C. (2016). Cultural coalescence in adventure education. Symposium for Experiential Education Research, 45, 53-56.
  3. Ingman, B. C. (2016). The qualities of the adventure education experience. Symposium for Experiential Education Research, 45, 38-40.
  4. Ingman, B. C. (2014). Dissertation as a challenge worth celebrating. Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 16(2), 135-138.
  5. Moroye, C., & Ingman, B. C. (2013). Ecological mindedness across the curriculum. Curriculum Inquiry, 43(5), 588-612.
  6. Ingman, B. C., & Moroye, C. (2011). Daydreams and awakenings: A Review of the book Fields of green: Restorying culture, environment and education. Eds. M. Mckenzie, P. Hard, H. Bai, & B. Jickling. The Curriculum Journal, 22(4), 601-606.
  7. Ingman, B. C. (2011). Henry David Thoreau: Spirituality and experiential education. Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 13(1), 143-158.

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