Dr. Abbie H. Brown is Professor of Instructional Technology and Chair of the Department of Mathematics, Science and Instructional Technology Education at East Carolina University. An award-winning educator and scholar, Dr. Brown teaches instructional media design and production online in ECU’s Instructional Technology graduate program.
Networking our Networked Students: Providing Online Learners with a Sense of Place, Community, and Pride
Good online instruction should provide opportunities to broaden one’s personal and professional network similar to those offered on a traditional campus. Dr. Brown’s presentation focuses on teaching strategies and activities that increase online students’ sense of community and social engagement.