Linda Hamons, D.CS.
Colorado Technical University
Dr. Linda Hamons has been an IT consultant since 1996. She graduated in 2011 from Colorado Technical University with a doctorate in computer science. Her expertise is in hardware, software, IT management and leadership. She teaches many computer science courses with an emphasis on networking classes. Dr. Hamons is currently involved in research for virtual teams using virtual environments such as Second Life and MOSES. She is also involved in supercomputing (HPC), critical thinking and computational research. In addition to her work as an online professor, Dr. Hamons also trains corporate clients. Her interests include: digital photography, games and gaming, simulations and modeling, and all things technology.
Presenter for the Following Session
- Participation Matters: Evaluating Shared Leadership in Online Games
This session reflects on how to foster shared leadership opportunities for group work in online learning environments through the study of how the leadership role was shared between virtual team members in an online game. Highlights from the study feature the game environment that was designed by Air University’s Innovations and Integrations Division, the research methods, instruments and a summary of the findings that may assist educators in their online course development.