Teacherrogers

Dr. Rogers served as an English Teaching Fellow at an university in Maputo, Mozambique. She taught English for specific purposes to engineering and science students and supported efforts by the U.S. Embassy.

University of South Alabama

Dr. Rogers worked in the Innovation in Learning Center at the USA where she supported and trained faculty for online teaching. She also taught ESL and reading courses as an adjunct instructor.

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Work Experience

Education

Contact

Bilingual Teaching Certification

Elementary Teacher Education

Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA

Mozambican civil engineering university students are on a field trip.

TESOL Certificate

Principles & Practices of Online Teaching

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) International Association

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire


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Professional Associations​​​​

Doctorate

Instructional Design & Development

University of South Alabama

Dr. Rogers is beside Rutilia Lopez on a bench wearing clothing made from the local women's clothing cooperative in San Jose de Copan, Honduras.
  • Sakai collaborative learning environment (CLE)

  • Schoology learning management system (LMS)

  • Web 2.0 collaboration tools (e.g., digital curation with Scoop.IT, personal learning networks with Paper.li, blogging with WordPress & sharing content with Wikis)

  • Google Suite 

  • Social Media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, YouTube & Pinterest)

  • Camtasia Studio video production & editing

  • Respondus 4.0 test migration software

  • Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor for test integrity

  • MS Office Suite 2016

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro XI

  • Audacity for audio recordings

Dr. Rogers' research areas of interest are gaming, e-learning, and second language acquisition. Her areas of expertise are listed below.

  • Accessibility in Distance Education

  • English as a Second Language Education

  • Elementary Education

  • Copyright Laws for Distance Education

  • Instructional Design

  • Learning Management System Administration

  • ​Online Course Design

  • Quality Assurance Reviews

  • Training

  • Technical Writing

PUBLICATIONS
Rogers, S. (in press). Curation of your online persona through self-care and responsible citizenship: Participatory digital citizenship for secondary education. In S. P. Huffman, S. Loyless, S. Albritton, & C. Green (Eds.), Leveraging Technology to Improve School Safety and Student Wellbeing. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-1766-6


Rogers, S. (in press). Snapshot – Using the YouTube automated captioning tool for video lectures. In S. L. Gronseth & E. M. Dalton (Eds.), Universal access through inclusive instructional design: International perspectives on UDL. New York, NY: Routledge.


Willis, J., Greenhalgh, S., Nadolny, L., Liu, S., Aldemir, T., Rogers, S., Trevathan, M., Hopper, S. & Oliver, W. (2017). Exploring the rules of the game: Games in the classroom, game-based learning, gamification, and simulations. Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, 475-480. Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Rogers, S. A. (2017). A MMORPG with language learning strategic activities to improve English grammar, listening, reading, and vocabulary (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 10265484)

Rogers, S., & Johnson, B. (2016). Saudi ELLs’ digital gameplay habits and effects on SLA: A case study. Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, 603-608. Chesapeake, VA: AACE)

Rogers, S., & Van Haneghan, J. (2016). Rubric to evaluate online course syllabi plans for engendering a community of inquiry. Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, 349-357. Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Rogers, S. (2014). Program theory logic model of Trace Effects video game. Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, 1662-1674. Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Rogers, S. (2014). The efficacy of massive multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) for second language acquisition. Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, 1675-1682. Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Rogers, S. (2014). How to make your online course accessible. Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, 1194-1198. Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Rogers, S. (2014). Effective online communication in higher education. Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, 2614-2625. Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Rogers, S. (2014). The Electronic Village Online, an open-source, international collaboration for professional development. Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, 986-987. Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Rogers, S. (2014). Massive multiplayer online role-playing games for language learning. Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, 677-684. Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Oxford, R., Felkins, G., Hollaway, M., & Rogers, S. (1995). When emotion meets metacognition in language learning histories. International Journal of Educational Research, 23(7), 581-594.


Rogers, S. (1995). The multilingual Mozambican. The Teacher, 1(2). Recife, Brasil: Association Brasil America.

U.S. English Teaching Fellow

Google Certified Educator Level 1

Google Apps for Education (Google Drive, Suite, & Classroom)


LAUSD

  • Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, AACE ReviewContributing Author
  • Educause Steering Committee, Games & Learning Community Group
  • Association of Educational Communications & Technology, Member
  • American Education Research Association, Member
  • American Evaluation Association, Member


Master's

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 

The University of Alabama

Dr. Rogers taught bilingual (Spanish/English) Kindergarten and 1st Grade in East Los Angeles. Then she served as a Literacy Coach at an elementary school in Encino. Overall, she worked for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) for six years.

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U. S. Peace Corps Volunteer

Certified Online Course Peer Reviewer

Quality Matters Program

After college, Dr. Rogers volunteered for the Peace Corps and served in a small village in Honduras. She empowered 

women to create small income-generating projects such as clothing, jewelry, and crafts. She also taught nutrition education to primary school children.