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Rita Marie Conrad
Rita Marie Conrad, PhD
Former Adjunct Doctoral Faculty, School of Educational Leadership & Change
Chapel Hill, NC

rconrad@nc.rr.com

PhD, Florida State University
MEd, Arizona State University
BS, Illinois State University
 

Areas of Instruction:

  • Technology, Teaching and Learning
 

Scholarly & Professional Interests:

  • Online teaching and learning
  • Online community-building
  • Faculty training and development for online teaching
 
 

Professional Memberships:

  • North Carolina Distance Learning Association (NCDLA), member
    Book Reviewer, Jossey-Bass, 2010 - present
  • Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), member
 

Publications:

  • Conrad, R. M. and Donaldson, J. A. (2012). Transforming online learners. Proceedings from the 28th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin. 
  • Donaldson, J. A., and Conrad, R. M., (2010). Engaging the online faculty: Effective modeling strategies for success. Proceedings from the 26th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning. University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin. 
  • Donaldson, J. A., and Conrad, R. M. (2004).  Developing learner-led knowledge generating online communities. Proceedings from the 20th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning. University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.
 

Presentations:

  • Conrad, R. M. (2012). Tips and technologies to continuously engage learners. Radical Transformation of Nursing Education Conference, Durham, North Carolina.
  • Conrad, R. M. (2012). Flipping the classroom. Radical Transformation of Nursing Education Conference, Durham, North Carolina.
  • Conrad, R. M. (2011). Learners as online learning community leaders. North Carolina Distance Learning Association Virtual Conference.
  • Conrad, R. M. (2010). Multiple assessments.  LERN Faculty Development Institute, Savannah, Georgia.
  • Palloff, R., Pratt, K., and Conrad, R. M. (2006). Best practices, personal intuition, or scientific research - How can learning be most enhanced? The 17th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
 
 
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