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AAACEd it! Webinar: Getting or Staying on the Path to College Teaching or Tenure: Getting Published!

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Title: Getting or Staying on the Path to College Teaching or Tenure: Getting Published!

Date and Time: Feb. 4, 2016; 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern

Sponsor: Commission for Distance Learning and Technology

This interactive webinar is designed to:

  1. Explore how to conceptualize and present manuscript proposals that are publishable, including topics such as distance education at the intersection of adult learning, and more.
  2. Offer tips for responding to RFPs and getting published in journals, such as:
    The Journal of Educators Online, International Journal of Technologies and Educational Marketing, Journal for Advancement of Marketing Education, and others.
  3. Provide data for university tenure or hiring boards on the relevance of online scholarship.
  4. Develop strategies for conceiving or enhancing an online research portfolio.
  5. Consider questions and suggestions from webinar participants.

The target audience includes anyone seeking to develop or enhance their online research portfolios, including: graduate students, future professors, current professors seeking tenure, independent scholars, continuing education or professional development practitioners, program managers, consultants and others. 

Ruth Gannon-Cook is an Associate Professor in the School for New Learning of DePaul University. Her doctorate is from the University of Houston in Curriculum and Instruction, with an emphasis in Instructional Technology and she received a Certificate for Advanced Studies in Change Diffusion and Technology Integration from the Queens College, Cambridge, UK. She also has a background in adult learning. Dr. Gannon-Cook has been the Editor of the Journal of Educators Online for the last five years and also currently serves on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Technologies and Educational Marketing. She serves as a Review Editor for Participatory Educational Research, Quarterly Review of Distance Education, Tech Trends, International Journal of Technologies and Educational Marketing, and International Review of Research of Distance and Online Learning. Ruth has also been a reviewer for American Educational Research Association and American Education, Communications, and Technology Association and several international conferences. Dr. Gannon-Cook has served on the Chicago Girl Scouts Council of 100 for the last two years and continues to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Cordell Hull International Foundation for Education.


Matt Elbeck
is Professor of Marketing at Troy University, Dothan. He earned a PhD in Business Administration from Cardiff University in 1982, having held academic positions at business schools in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Saudi Arabia. Matt’s scholarship is in the areas of Marketing Education, Personal Marketing and Healthcare. Matt serves as editor of the Journal for Advancement of Marketing Education and executive editor of the Journal of Educators Online. Dr. Elbeck spent one year as Director of Programs and Strategy for IT Centre, UK, and consulted for various blue chip companies including Forte Hotels, Price Waterhouse and Lloyds Bank PLC, Red Cross and Unilever.


Kathryn Ley, Associate Professor of Instructional Technology at University of Houston - Clear Lake, teaches graduate courses in instructional design, learning theory, instructional motivation, project management and grant writing, and performance technology. She currently is the Associate Editor of the Journal of Educators Online and serves on the review boards of several other international scholarly journals. She also served as the program coordinator of a graduate program in instructional technology at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. She earned a PhD in instructional systems from Florida State University, an M.S. in Environmental Management with Human Resources concentration from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and an M.L.S. from the University of Texas. She has authored over 25 journal publications, and presented at dozens of educational and distance learning conferences. Dr. Ley is currently investigating self-regulation, extraneous cognitive load, and their effects on online faculty and learners.