SRSU’s Sousa awarded for work with online special education course – Odessa American

by | Jun 30, 2022 | Education

Sul Ross State University announced on Thursday that Dr. Lisa Sousa, an assistant professor and the program specialist for the Educational Diagnostician Graduate Program for Sul Ross State University, has been recognized for her work within the course “Practicum in Special Education.”
Sousa was recognized by her peers with the Exemplary Course Program Award. The ECP Award, presented by Anthology, recognizes faculty and course designers from schools, colleges and universities around the world who develop engaging and innovative courses that represent the very best in technology and learning.
The course demonstrated excellence in four areas:
>> Course Design: The elements of instructional design, such as its structure, learningobjectives and instructional strategies.
>> Interaction and Collaboration: The level of engagement offered by the course andthe level of student interaction and collaboration
>> Assessment: The evaluation of student work toward the achievement of learningoutcomes and the quality and type of student assessments
>> Learner Support: The resources made available to students, which may be accessiblewithin or external to the course environment.
“Dr. Sousa has been a star in the education department since her arrival to Sul Ross in 2019. She has single-handedly kept the department’s diagnostician master’s program on the cutting edge of online learning,” Dr. Barbara Tucker, dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies, stated in the press release. “I am proud to have her as part of our esteemed faculty and congratulate her in this outstanding award that demonstrates her excell …

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