Instructor: JoAnn Roe
A graduate of Arizona State University's College of Education, JoAnn started her education career as a fifth grade teacher in the Plano Independent School District in Texas. While at the district, JoAnn had the opportunity to write curriculum for the integrated science, social studies, and health program. This sparked an interest in professional development and lead to a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of North Texas, with a specialization in educational technology.
From a classroom environment, JoAnn migrated to a professional development one full time, as she began work at the Education Service Center Region 11, and eventually the Texas Virtual School Network the where she resides today. Currently, JoAnn focuses on accessibility of online courses to students with disabilities.
JoAnn uses her years of classroom, professional development, and instructional technology experience to create instructional videos that will help make the educational landscape more equitable and accessible for all students.
Classes by this instructor
Learning to teach online and to design online classes can feel very foreign. In this course, you will learn how to translate face-to-face courses to the online environment. You will learn about what it's like to facilitate an online course and the new skills required in this environment.October 1, 2017 to October 1, 2023