2016 TxDLA Conference

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
3:30 PM - 4:20 PM: Breakout Sessions
Asynchronous Role Playing Online: Making an Evaluation Course More Authentic
Program evaluation courses have traditionally been difficult for social science students. They struggle with statistics and the ability to visualize how to use math in the practice. In an attempt solve this problem, a program evaluation course was created that incorporated authentic learning experiences using VoiceThread.
Track: Innovative and Best Practice
Room: Bowie C (Floor 2)
Presenters:
 
Dr. Mo Cuevas, Our Lady of the Lake University, Director, Worden School of Social Service
Dr. Cuevas is the Director of the Worden School of Social Service which is home to OLLU's online MSW Program. She has taught online for over 10 years and is always looking for new and imaginative ways to engage students in her online classroom.
 
Dr. Rebecca Gomez, Our Lady of the Lake University, MSW PRogram Director
Dr. Gomez is the MSW Program Director at Our Lady of the Lake University where the online program has approximately 850 students. Her dedication to providing these students with a transformational learning experience has helped her to develop new and innovative ways to engage students.