Dr. Abrams' professional experiences as a collegiate and community educator have shaped her teaching philosophy and pedagogical approach to offer students a learning environment that inspires introspection, critical thinking, social consciousness, and professionalism. She employs multi-modal teaching strategies to accomplish these teaching objectives among students with diverse learning styles. Dr. Abrams' experience as a health educator has also enhanced her development as a teaching professional. She has facilitated nearly 100 health education sessions, training and informing individuals in college and underserved community settings about effective ways to reduce health-compromising behaviors and increase health-promoting behaviors.
Stress & Its Management
What Students are Saying about Their Experiences with Dr. Abrams
Investing Time and Attention
“I really appreciate the time and attention you gave to our Research Methods course! I know that there is no way I could have been prepared for the research experiences without the knowledge acquired [from] that class."
Teaching from Real World Experiences
"Abrams was probably one of the nicest and most accommodating profs I've had at UMBC. She... pulled examples from her own research exp and .. I learned things about psych research I otherwise wouldn't have known by just learning content from the textbook."
"Professor Abrams is amazing. It was a group version of 311 she still lectured each unit for you to properly understand the course material. Her personality is infectious and makes you want to smile. Extremely sweet, caring, and wants everyone to do well."