Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room: Lawrence A
Tanya Joosten is the new director of e-learning Research and Development at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) where she works to guide strategic e-learning efforts at the campus, state, and national levels, to develop innovative programming for the UWM campus, and to lead a team of researchers to advance the field of e-learning. Joosten has been recognized by the Sloan-Consortium as a fellow for her work in blended and online learning. She is a teacher of tech-enhanced, blended, and online courses in the field of communication for over 15 years, including online courses in human communication and technology and organizational communication at UWM, published author in communication technology in teaching and learning, including her recent book, Social Media for Educators, and chapter in, Blended Learning: Research Perspectives, a social scientist researching technology-mediated pedagogy and its impact on student outcomes, and a well-known speaker and consultant across the globe.