2016 TxDLA Conference

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
3:20 PM - 4:10 PM: Breakout Sessions
Personalize Online Classes to Reduce Students' Feeling of Isolation
How can instructors make an online class less intimidating to students and reduce the feeling of being isolated? In this session, the presenter will show available technologies that are easy to use and help personalize an online course, so students feel "in touch" with their professor.
Track: Innovative and Best Practice
Room: Travis C (Floor 3)
Presenters:
 
Dr. Jackie Johnston, Tyler Junior College, TSI-Mathematics Professor
15 years' experience in higher education at the University and Community College Level
6 years' experience developing and teaching online courses
Doctorate of Education in Supervision, Curriculum, and Instruction
Master of Science degree in Higher Education Teaching with a minor in mathematics
Bachelor of Science degrees in Nursing and Mathematics
Associate of Science degree in mathematics
Air Force Veteran- 8 years' service
 
Dr. Doug Richey, Northeast Texas Community College, Professor of Mathematics
46 years' experience in higher education at the University
16 years' experience developing and teaching online courses
Doctorate of Education in Supervision, Curriculum, and Instruction
Master of Science degree in Mathematics
Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics