Introduction The 2017 Quality Matters Connect Conference was held between September 24th and 27th in Fort Worth, Texas. Two representatives from the Distance Learning department attended and gave presentations on Quality Matters topics, all the way from 1.9 (“Learners are asked to introduce themselves to the class”) to 8.4 (“The course design facilitates readability”). Read on to learn more about their experiences and lessons learned. Reba-Anna Lee, Director of Online Program Development Presenting: As a long time member of the Quality Matters community, I was delighted to attend this year’s conference. I did two presentations, served as a poster judge,
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Dr. Reba-Anna Lee received her doctorate in Educational Technology in August 2006 from Alliant International University. She completed her Masters and Bachelors at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Prior to joining Northwestern, she was the Associate Director of Academic Technology and eLearning at Marist College in New York. Her background includes over 10 years of K-12 experience, as well as over eight years of higher education administrative and teaching experience.
Dr. Lee has experience working with faculty in implementing new technologies in their classroom, whether it is face to face, blended or completely online. She is also a certified Master reviewer with Quality Matters and is skilled in training faculty on Quality Matters guidelines.
Dr. Lee’s research interests span from electronic portfolios to faculty technology. She is also interested in the research of the building of online environments, training faculty, and innovative technology use in the classroom.