derryce howzell & parents want their children to be better

Derryce Howzell is a professor of communications at the Art Institute of Las Vegas, Nevada College, and the Nevada Career Institute. Working in college admissions after receiving her bachelor’s degree is why Derryce fell in love with an academic environment. She was inspired to teach after she took an undergraduate class called Intercultural Communications. They talk about the struggles of not being on campus when you receive an online.

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leigh hall & the most higher ed title ever

Leigh Hall is a professor and the Wyoming Excellence in Higher Education Endowed Chair in Literacy Education at the University of Wyoming. While studying at the University of South Florida, she realized she wanted to be a teacher and create a better environment for future students. She got her master’s at Vanderbilt University then taught social studies for 6 years in Houston before getting her Ph. D at Michigan State University. Her research on literacy at the University of Wyoming aims to help elementary and middle school teachers around the state.
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darren stocker & the kick that was needed

Darren Stocker is an associate professor and program director at Cape Cod Community College in Massachusetts where he works with students who want to get into the field of criminal justice. After retiring from 20 years in law enforcement, Darren got into higher education. While in graduate school, it became clear to him that education was his next career move. Darren has done extensive work with learning management systems, and he talks with Lougan and Jackie about the pros and cons of discussion boards in an online classroom.

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