University of Houston-Downtown
United States of America - Houston
- Increasing and Ensuring Accessibility within an Online Non-Majors Biology Core Course
- Using BlackBoard Learn Analytics to Understand Redesign and Student Success within a Non-Majors Biology Online Learning Environment
- Using Qualtrics e-Surveys to Bring AACU Teamwork Value Rubrics to Life and Increase Usability
- Bringing Real-time Collaboration to the Non-Majors BiologyOnline Learning Environment Supporting Engagement and Team Building
Dr. Parker is currently a faculty member in the Natural Sciences department at University of Houston-Downtown. She also directs the Scholars Academy, an academic unit in the College of Sciences & Technology supporting STEM majors through scholarships and a mentoring network system. She currently is PI on four active federal grant awards and Co-PI on another. She brings experience in curriculum and development, supervision and leadership at K-12 and higher education, K-16 outreach and STEM recruitment, and closing the achievement gap for minority STEM students. Dr. Parker has incorporated service learning into her College Success Program course and now into the University Seminar (Transfers) course. She is piloting service learning in her online non-majors biology course (Human Biology 1310) currently.