Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
10:10 AM - 10:35 AM: Concurrent Sessions
Texas 6
Engagement Strategies for Learners
Session Title
Designing for Excellence for Learners: Moving from Blah to Wow!
How do you get your students to WANT to log in to your course more often? Take your course from a text-based course and make it an innovative, engaging course. This presentation covers using course tools with innovation and learner success in mind.
Learning Objectives
Identify ways to take a text-based course and move it to an innovative, engaging course.
Discuss ways to engage students in the online classroom.
Discover ways to utilize course tools effectively.
Intended Participants - Role
Instructional Designers
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
Participants new to the topic
Karen May, Instructor, New Mexico State University - Alamogordo
Karen May has been a Business and Office
Technology educator for secondary and post-secondary for 45 years. For the last 5 years, she has served as an adjunct professor at New Mexico State Unversity, teaching online and serving on the Quality Assurance team. She has been teaching online for community colleges and universities since 2001.

Sherrell Wheeler, Director of Online Quality Assurance, New Mexico State University-Alamogordo
Sherrell Wheeler is the Director of Online Quality Assurance and Professor of Business at New Mexico State University Alamogordo. Sherrell serves as a Master Reviewer, a QM Coordinator and facilitates online workshops and courses for QM. Sherrell oversees all aspects of online delivery and design at her institution. She was the 2017 recipient of the “Making a Difference for Students by an Individual” award presented by Quality Matters.