2016 TxDLA Conference

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
10:00 AM - 10:40 AM: Poster Sessions & Coffee in Exhibit Hall
Not All Superheroes are Alike: Framing Instructor Presence and Dispositions
Superheroes and villains are strong metaphoric representations of understanding, revolving around the framing of instructor "presence" and dispositional skill sets. The focus of this presentation is engaging in superhero talents and villainous concerns as dispositional realities within distributed learning environments.
Track: Research
Presenters:
 
Dr. Terri Bubb, San Jacinto College, Instructional Designer
Dr. Terri E. Bubb focuses her areas of impact upon instructional design, performance improvement, semiotic understandings of knowledge attainment and sense-making, as well as the implementation of technological understandings and social engagement within differentiated instructional environments.
 
Dr. Denise McDonald, University of Houston-Clear Lake, Associate Professor
Dr. Denise McDonald focuses her areas of impact upon teacher education, qualitative research methodology, semiotic understandings of emotionally laden areas of focus, as well as the community of learning and community of practice environments of impact.
 
Dr. Caroline Crawford, University of Houston-Clear Lake, Associate Professor
Caroline M. Crawford, Ed.D. focuses her areas of impact upon instructional design, performance improvement, and learning theories within communities of learning, communities of practice and the appropriate and successful integration of technologies into differentiated learning environments of distributed including online and mobile, hybrid and traditional.