Monday, October 28th, 2019
1:55 PM - 2:45 PM: Poster Session
 
Concentration
Engagement Strategies for Learners
Session Title
Using Gentle Encouragement to Facilitate Student Achievement
Description
This poster presentation will describe a quantitative study examining the impact of an instructor-learner communication strategy, deployed within a large (>100 students) graduate online course on cognitive, social and teaching presence.
Learning Objectives
Differentiate between types of presence.
Describe the study intervention.
Evaluate the study results.
Intended Participants - Role
Faculty
Instructional Designers
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
Participants new to the topic
Presenter(s)
Dr. Tracia M. Forman, Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Dr. Forman earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing from the University of Texas at Tyler. She serves as a faculty member in the Master of Science in Health Science Program at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Her decade of experience in higher education includes five years of online teaching. She has been a QM-Certified Peer Reviewer since 2015 and recently completed the Master Reviewer certification course.