Education Profs Publish Book Chapter
June 06, 2016
Dr. Lesley Casarez and Dr. Kim Livengood of Angelo State University’s curriculum and instruction faculty have co-authored a chapter in the educator resource guide, “Online Teaching in K-12: Models, Methods, and Best Practices for Teachers and Administrators,” published in May by Information Today Inc.
Their chapter, titled “Tools and Strategies for Assessment in an Online Environment,” addresses the challenge of effectively assessing learning outcomes and focuses on types of assessments, free and low-cost tools, and the industry standards influencing technology integration and online learning.
Edited by Drs. Sarah Bryans-Bongey and Kevin J. Graziano of the Nevada State College education faculty, “Online Teaching in K-12” brings together more than two dozen experts and practitioners to present an array of information on diverse aspects of online teaching and learning. It is available in hardback through the Information Today website.
Casarez joined the ASU faculty in 2014 after working a decade for Texas public school districts in Round Rock, Austin, Reagan County and San Angelo. She is the advisor for the ASU’s Master of Education in guidance and counseling degree program and was named the 2015 Counseling Educator of the Year by the Texas School Counselor Association. She earned a doctorate in educational psychology at Texas Tech University, a Master of Education in counseling at Sul Ross State University, a Master of Education in curriculum and instruction at Texas State University and a bachelor’s in journalism at the University of Texas at Austin.
Livengood, an ASU faculty member since 2008, received the 2014 Exemplary Course Award from Blackboard Inc., an international education software company, and the 2011 ASU President’s Award for Faculty Excellence in Teaching. She earned her doctorate in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis on multicultural education from Texas A&M University, a Master of Science in secondary education from Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from Texas Tech University.