Faculty Presents at Conference Focused on Technology, Teaching and Learning

January 28, 2021

Dr. Lucretia M. FragaLucretia M. Fraga, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Teacher Education in the Dreeben School of Education, presented “The Flipped Classroom Model: An Investigation of Faculty Perspectives and Student Achievement,” at the virtual ISTE 20 LIVE Conference. The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is a global community of educators using technology to transform teaching and learning through innovative solutions.

The presentation covered a mixed-method study by investigating faculty perspectives and student achievements using the flipped classroom model of instruction in higher education. “Specifically, I wanted to understand how disciplinary literacy is used in the flipped classroom model with undergraduate chemistry students,” said Dr. Fraga.

She also presented a workshop titled “Mobile Resources You Will Want to Use in Your HigherEd Classroom Now.” Dr. Fraga said, “I shared a variety of digital resources and examples for classroom use specifically for faculty teaching in higher education.”

Dr. Fraga has a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching with an emphasis in Instructional Technology. She has worked in the field of instructional technology for almost 20 years. She has provided professional development to students, faculty and staff in how to use technology for instructional purposes. Dr. Fraga’s expertise include pedagogical practices, instructional technology and design, teacher education, and professional development of faculty in higher education.