Improving Performance in College Algebra Using Technology

Judith Komar, Tonya Troka
2015 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition Proceedings   unpublished
Judy Komar is Vice President of Educational Technology at Career Education Corporation (CEC), a global provider of post-secondary education programs and services. She is responsible for providing innovative technology solutions for CEC students, developing content for more than 500 new courses annually and facilitating and integrating educational technologies for more than 45 CEC campuses. She also facilitates program development, academic requests, and institutional growth, as well as the
more » ... nuous improvement of the online and blended student experience and environment. Judy has been an integral part in the development of the award-winning "virtual campus" technologies now used by tens of thousands of students and faculty in the University and Career Schools sector of CEC. Judy has also been an integral part of the development of numerous CEC self-published textbooks which are used by thousands of students. Most recently, Judy has been working with the IT and Academic Teams to design a new Adaptive Learning Platform to students through the creation of Learning Maps powered by Learning Analytics. Prior to joining Career Education Corporation, Judy worked in the areas of Academics, Instructional Technology, Consulting, and Curriculum Development. Notable is her number of years in the Academic and Educational Technology field and the experience it brings to her present position. Tonya Troka, Colorado Technical University Tonya Troka, with more than 10 years of experience working with online students, has been a leader of the adaptive learning implementation project since its initial launch in October 2012. As the University Program Director for General Education/Psychology, she works directly with the general education curriculum that was used to integrate the adaptive learning technology into the classroom. Troka has also provided insight into using the technology in the classroom and how success should be measured.
doi:10.18260/p.24260 fatcat:px2ptx7mona7hkqnrh5oioetji