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Publications & Proceedings

Distance Education 2020 (Article in review)

Dao, D. & Ochola, E. (2019). Effective Online Course Design in a Learning Management System Has Strong Impacts on Student Learning Achievement: A Case Study at a University in Iowa. In S. Carliner (Ed.), Proceedings of E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 1270-1279). New Orleans, Louisiana, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved from       

Oberfoell, A., Dao, D., Bailey, S., and Martinez, I. (2019). A unique faculty training model at the University of Iowa: a best practices report. 2019 AECT International Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada (pp. 425-432). Retrieved from      



Dao, D., & Ochola, E. (2019). Effective online course design in a learning management system has strong impacts on student learning achievement:  a case study at a University in Iowa. 2019 AACE (The Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education) International Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dao, D., Oberfoell, A., Bailey, S., and Martinez, I. (2019). A unique faculty training model at the University of Iowa: a best practices report. 2019 AECT (Association for Educational Communication and Technology) International Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Oberfoell, A., Dao, D., Kim, N., Bailey, S. and Martinez, I. (2019). Design4Online: Online pedagogy faculty training program. OLC Innovate Education Reimagined Conference 2019, Denver, Colorado.



2019 Effective Practice Award, Design4Online: Online Pedagogy Faculty Training Program. Online Learning Consortium (OLC) 

2017 Above and Beyond Award, Distance and Online Education Instructional Development Team. University of Iowa Disability Planning & Action Committee.


Distance & Online Education Instructors

2020 Design4Online Cohort: 

2019 Design4Online Cohort: Brandon LeBeau, Margaret Murray, Giovanni Zimotti, Ana Rodriguez-Rodriguez, Rachel Klevar, Susie Regan, Sherri Erkel, Alex Voss, Sarah Harkness, Michaela Ruppert, Lisa Dutchik, Lillian Martell, Jenifer Vick, Mark McDernott, Brady Hoback, Josh Langseth, Janette Taylor, Matt Irving

2018 Design4Online Cohort: Amber Brian, Roxanna Curto, Brian Donovan, Willow Fuchs, Robert Fulwider, Anna Jensen, Kara Kehe, Kashelle Lockman, Maricelle Pinto Tomas, Scott Rude, and Jill Smith.

DOE Community of Learners Publications & Presentations



McKinney, C. (2019). Instructional designers at UI's Distance and Online Education win OLC Effective Practice Award. Retrieved from

McKinney, C. (2019). UI instructional design team selected to present at international convention. Retrieved from

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