Lou Anne Manning, Ed.D.
Dr. Manning begin her career as an assistant professor in a Medical Laboratory Technology program in Virginia. She experimented with various instructional strategies and technology to improve student learning during her tenure in the program. She eventually returned to school to major in instructional design and distance education. For the past 15 years, Dr. Manning has been an instructional designer at Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio creating courses for face-to-face, online, hybrid, and weekend formats. Her interest include the incorporation of critical thinking into course design and the use of multimedia to enhance learning.
Presenter for the Following Session
- Hitting the Mark – Create Questions that Generate Critical Thinking Discussions
How often have you been teaching a class and the discussions have fallen flat? Students are not engaged or the discussion ends quickly without much depth or critical thinking. All too often discussions are lifeless and drudgery for both the students and instructor.