DETC 86th Annual Conference
April 15-17, 2012
The Wailea Beach Marriott Resort and Spa * Maui, Hawaii
Interacting to Influence
Student Satisfaction and Achievement
Dr. Kristi Bordelon, Teacher Education University
Monday, April 16th *
1:15 - 2:00 p.m. * Pikake Room
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A perception still exists that students experience a feeling of isolation in online classes. Those not familiar with online programs believe that being in a different location than the instructor and other students reduces student satisfaction and achievement in an online class. We know this is not true. However, how does interaction influence student achievement and student satisfaction? What can online schools do to ensure that students experience quality interactions that lead to achievement and satisfaction? How can faculty and staff initiate quality interactions? How can courses be designed with interaction that leads to student satisfaction, achievement, and retention?
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Dr. Kristi Bordelon currently serves as the Chief Education Officer for Teacher Education University in Winter Park, Florida. Previously, Kristi taught at the elementary level. She also served as a technology coordinator for an elementary school. Since the late 1990's Kristi has been involved in online education as a course developer, instructor, administrator, and student. Kristi has presented at various educational conferences including DETC, MSET, and FETC. Kristi is an active member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, the International Society for Technology in Education, and Kappa Delta Pi.
As a member of DETC, Kristi has served on various site visit committees as an Educational Standards Evaluator and as the Chair. She received her B.S. in Elementary Education and M.A. in Educational Technology from the University of Central Florida. Her Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration was earned at Northcentral University.