TEXTBOOK AFFORDABILITY PROGRAMS THAT WORK! GET STARTED AT YOUR OWN CAMPUS

TEXTBOOK AFFORDABILITY PROGRAMS THAT WORK! GET STARTED AT YOUR OWN CAMPUS. Tuesday November 14, 2017- 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Pre-Conference Workshop Session 1 This preconference workshop is hosted by Dr. Gerry Hanley, MERLOT CEO and California State University; Dr. Leslie Kennedy, CSU; Dr. Moustapha Diack, Southern University A&M College. The affordability of course materials […]

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Loretta Spruel: Presentation ACELERATE 2017

ADAPTIVE LEARNING DESIGN: CONFIRMING EFFECTIVE ONLINE PERSONALIZED LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS Thursday November 16, 2017- 3:15 PM to 4:00 PM Concurrent Session 9 BRIEF ABSTRACT This session will evaluate adaptive learning designs that are most effective in conducive online learning environments.  The focus will be on several adaptive learning designs in courseware (CogBooks) environments that lend to […]

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SMED PUBLICATION: DR. PABLICO

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Jane Pablico, SMED Alumni, for her paper,  Differentiated Instruction in the High School Science Classroom: Qualitative and Quantitative Analyses, published in the recent issue of the International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research. Differentiated Instruction in the High School Science Classroom: Qualitative and Quantitative Analyses Jane Ragasa Pablico, […]

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SU receives BOR INNOVATION Grant to develop OER-Based online program

Moustapha Diack, SU chair of the doctoral program in SMED, College of Science and Engineering (CSE) and the Office of Online Learning at Southern University Shreveport (SUSLA), co-principal investigator, Veronica McEachin, received a Seed grant to develop an associate degree program using exclusively Open Education Resources (OER). The OER-based degree, commonly dubbed Zero-cost-textbook degree (Z-Degree) […]

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SU System receives MERLOT Stewardship Award

The Southern University System received a MERLOT Stewardship Award at the INNOVATE 2017 International Conference, co-sponsored by the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) and the Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT) global organization, April 5-7, 2017 in New Orleans. The SU System was recognized for its leadership role in launching the partnership with […]

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About the SMED Program

SMED was conceived in 1990 by the faculty at Southern University. It was implemented in 1998, enrolled its first students in spring of 1999. This Doctor of Philosophy program is the only Ph. D. program in science and mathematics education, with master’s level proficiency in mathematics and science content in Louisiana. This interdisciplinary doctoral program […]

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