2016 TxDLA Conference

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM: Breakout Sessions
Google Groupies in Online Learning Environments
Online courses can be overwhelming while maintaining quality for teaching and learning. Content and learning opportunities available 24/7 online impact workload, persistence, and success for professors and students (Stavredes, 2011). Two teachers will share their experiences using Google Apps to effectively organize and adjust time management plans and learning experiences.
Track: Innovative and Best Practice
Room: Travis C (Floor 3)
Dr. Holley Collier, University of Texas at Tyler
Holley Collier serves as the Faculty Development Coordinator, Instructional Designer, and Instructor at UT Tyler. She collaborates with faculty to support the enhancement of learning. She has taught educational technology courses designed to develop teacher's knowledge of technology integration. Collier's research focuses on professional development/learning, educational technology, and organizational culture/climate.
Dr. Kouider Mokhtari, University of Texas at Tyler, Anderson-Vukelja-Wright Endowed Professor of Education
Kouider Mokhtari serves as the Anderson-Vukelja-Wright Endowed Professor of Education at The University of Texas at Tyler. He engages in research, teaching, and service initiatives to enhance instructional practices and increase student literacy achievement. Kouider's research focuses on the acquisition of language and literacy by first and second language learners.