Sherry Stewart

Clinical Sciences


(970) 297-4246

About Sherry

Subjects and professional interests include: histology: comparative, veterinary and medical; domestic animal anatomy; online teaching and learning; assessment and development of innovative teaching. Courses taught: VS331 Histology (undergraduate, online, offered to CSU and distance students fall, spring and summer semesters); VS333 Domestic Animal Anatomy (undergraduate, online, offered to CSU and distance students fall, spring and summer semesters); Medical Histology (online, offered to medical schools around the world); Veterinary Histology (online, offered to veterinary schools around the world); VM 618 Veterinary Physiology and Histology; VM 610 & 611 Foundations of Veterinary of Veterinary Medicine (Case Discussions).


DVM, Colorado State University, 1984BS, Colorado State University, 1975MS, Colorado State University, 1986


Professional Colorado Education Certificate (Secondary Education), Colorado State University 1987


(In press) Stewart, S, Dowers, K., Cerda, J., Schoenfeld-Tacher, R., Kogan, L.R. (2014). Microscope Use in Clinical Veterinary Practice and Implications for Veterinary School Curricula" has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Veterinary Medical Education.Kogan, L.R., Dowers, K., Cerda, J., Schoenfeld-Tacher, R., & Stewart, S (Senior Author) (2014). Virtual Microscopy: A Useful Tool for Meeting Evolving Challenges in the Veterinary Medical Curriculum. Journal of Science Education and Technology: July 2014. Online Journal link:, L. R., Stewart, S., Schoenfeld-Tacher, R., Janke, J. (2009). Correlations between pre-veterinary course requirements and academic performance in the veterinary curriculum: implications for admissions. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 36(2), 158-165.Kogan, L.R., Goldwater, G., Stewart, S., & Schoenfeld-Tacher (2008), R. Sources of Pet Health Information: Frequency of Use and Confidence in Information Accuracy. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 232(10), 1536-1542.Kogan, L.R., McConnell, S.L., & Schoenfeld-Tacher, R. (2005). One Veterinary School’s Response to the Career Development Needs Identified in the KPMG Study: A Combined MBA/DVM Program, a Business Certificate Program, and Curricular Modifications. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 226(7), 1070-1076.Kogan, L.R., McConnell, S.L., & Schoenfeld-Tacher, R. (2005). Veterinary students and non-academic stressors. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 32(2), 193-200.Schoendfeld-Tacher, R., Bright, J.M., McConnell, S., Marley, W.S. & Kogan, L.R. (2005). The Effect of Web-Based Technology on Small Group “Problem-Based Learning” in a Professional Veterinary Medical Program – A Case Study. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 32(1), 86-92.Irlbeck, N.A. and McConnell, S. (2005), Distance Learning in Veterinary and Companion Animal Nutrition. Supplement to Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian, 27(3A), 1-4.Kogan, L. R., McConnell, S. L., Schoenfeld-Tacher, R. (2004). Gender differences and the definition of success: Male and female veterinary students' career and work performance expectations. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education. 31(2), 154-160.Kogan, L. R., Butler, C., Lagoni, L., Brannan, J., McConnell, S. & Harvey, A. (2004). Client relations and communication skills: Training in veterinary medical curricula and usage after graduation. Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association, 224(4), 504-507.Schoenfeld-Tacher, R., McConnell, S., & Kogan, L.R. (2004). Taking it online – the effects of delivery medium and facilitator on student achievement in problem-based learning. Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 3(2).McConnell, S. M., Schonefeld-Tacher, R., Kogan, L.R., & Knight, A. (2003). You don’t have to be a computer geek to develop an online course. Distance Education Report, 7(17), 4.Schoenfeld-Tacher, R., McConnell, S., Schultheiss, P., & Scultheiss, T. (2003). Use of Interactive Online Histopathology Modules at Different Stages of a Veterinary Program. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 30(4), 364-371.McConnell, S. L., & Kogan, L. R. (2001). “Subjective Criteria as the Sole Method of Selecting Veterinary Candidates at a U.S. Veterinary Medical School.” Journal Veterinary Medical Education 28(3):131-135.McConnell, S. L. & Schoenfeld-Tacher, R. (2001), “Transferring Your Passion for Teaching to the Online Environment: A Five Step Instructional Development Model. E-Journal of Instructional Science and Technology., Vol. 4, No. 1, October.Schoenfeld-Tacher, R., McConnell, S. L., Graham, M. (2001), “Do No Harm – A Comparison of the effects OF On-Line vs. Traditional Delivery Media on a Science Course.” Journal of Science Education and Technology. 10(3), 257-265.