2016 TxDLA Conference

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
10:00 AM - 10:40 AM: Poster Sessions & Coffee in Exhibit Hall
Integrating Problem-Based Design into Online Teaching to Enhance Student Learning
Determining how to enhance student learning has become one of the most challenging issues educators face today. The presenter will demonstrate how problem-based design, along with interactive technologies and sound teaching pedagogies can be integrated into a large online class, promoting active learning and resulting in high student satisfaction ratings.
Track: Innovative and Best Practice
Dr. Shu-Hui (Susan) Chang, Iowa State University, Director of Distance Education, Computer Science, Iowa State University
Shu-Hui (Susan) Chang, Ph. D.
Director of Distance Education, Blackboard Senior Certified Trainer, Computer Science Department, Iowa State University.

Awards and Honors:
* Blackboard Greenhouse Exemplary Course Program Award, 2007 and 2008.
* The Excellence in Introductory Undergraduate Teaching Award, Iowa State University, 2008.
* The Master Teacher Award, Iowa State University, 2009.
* Referees: 1) Blackboard Greenhouse Exemplary Course Program, 2) International Journal of Modern Engineering, 3) IEEE Transaction on Education.

Selected Publication:
Shu-Hui H. Chang and Roger A. Smith. Effectiveness of Interaction in a Learner-Centered Paradigm Distance Education Class Based on Student Satisfaction. Journal of Research on Technology in Education. (A Top-Tier Journal: The Journal's Acceptance Rate is 16%.). Vol. 40. No. 4, ISTE, pp407-426, 2008.

Primary research interests and contributions: distance education, computer technologies in education, industrial education and technology, curriculum and instructional design, and evaluation and assessment in both traditional and distance education classroom settings.