Best Practices for Online Discussions


Rhonda Blackburn, PhD shares key insights from her most recent publication, the Best Practice Guide for Online Discussions. During this webinar, she reviews critical elements that will help your institution develop meaningful discussions with students regardless of their style, preference, or ability. And how substantive feedback  contributes to student success and retention. 

Rhonda L. Blackburn

Rhonda L. Blackburn, PhD

President, USDLA                                                      Past President & Current Corporate Chair, TxDLA  VP of Finance, Wylie ISD Education Foundation Student Mentor, Wylie ISD

Dr. Blackburn has been working in academia for the pasts 20+ years as a teacher, administrator, trainer, and consultant. Before serving as  VP and Chief Academic Officer for LoudCloud Systems, she was the Senior Advisory Consultant and Strategic Account Manager for Higher Education for Desire2Learn, where she provided guidance and planning for state-wide consortiums and large institutions.  
Prior to Desire2Learn, Dr. Blackburn was the Associate Provost of Educational Enhancement at the University of Texas at Dallas. Her office covered faculty development, instructional technology, distance education, media/video services, and classroom experience. Within this capacity, she supported faculty while helping them develop well designed courses, both traditional and online. She also guided her staff in understanding the technology and how it can be used effectively in a classroom setting. She spearheaded the redesign and integration of technology into the classrooms throughout the campus.  Dr. Blackburn received her B.S. in psychology at Texas A&M University and M.A. in Clinical Psychology at Pepperdine University. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology with an emphasis in Career Development Education and a specialty in Human Resource Development at Texas A&M University. 


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