About Me

 

Headshot of Sandra Annette Rogers

Sandra Annette Rogers has been an educator for 25 years in a variety of educational settings from a rural hut in Honduras to a laboratory school at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) to public classrooms in the US. She’s a content developer, instructional designer, trainer, and researcher. Her online moniker is Teacherrogers. Visit the blogroll to access all of her online projects and social media networks.

Here’s a list of her career highlights:

  • Co-coordinating and mentoring for TESOL’s Electronic Village Online (EVO) professional development sessions;
  • Teaching as an English Fellow at a Mozambican university for the U.S. government;
  • Demonstrating dual language (Spanish/English) Pre-K teaching for UCLA’s laboratory school;
  • Managing K-12 Spanish and ESL educational products nationwide for Hampton-Brown publishers; and
  • Volunteering for the Peace Corps in Honduras.

Education & Training

Dr. Rogers has a doctorate in instructional design and development from the University of South Alabama. She has a master of arts in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) and a certificate from the TESOL international association for coursework on the Principles and Practices of Online Teaching. She holds a K-12 bilingual (Spanish/English) teaching certificate from the California Commission on Teaching and is also certified to teach elementary in Alabama. She’s a Quality Matters certified peer reviewer for online courses. She’s also a Google Certified Educator.

Current Work, Research, and Service

Dr. Rogers is an instructional designer at UCLA. See her research statement. Learn about her service project with her home community utilizing Google Maps to pinpoint reentry service providers for the previously incarcerated to obtain a fresh start. Her other service includes the following:

  • Contributing author, AACE Review;
  • Educause Steering Committee, Games & Learning Community Group;
  • Conference Volunteer: Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) 2017; Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) 2015; AACE’s World eLearn 2014; and
  • Conference Program Proposal Reviewer: AECT, 2018-2019; International Society of Scholarship on Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL), 2018; American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2018-2020.

Books

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.

Journal Article

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.

Dissertation

Rogers, S. A. (2017). A Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game 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)

Conference Proceedings

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., & 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.

Conference Presentations

  • Poster Session: Rubric to Analyze Online Course Syllabi Plan for Engendering a Community of Inquiry (COI): Round II, American Education Research Association, Toronto, CA, 2019
  • Presentation: Professional Development & Career Opportunities: Fulbright, Peace Corps, US English Fellows, & TESOL, Emerald Coast TESOL, Pensacola, FL, 2019
  • Presentation: Language Writing Frames to Aid ESOL Elementary Students’ Research Projects, Emerald Coast TESOL, Pensacola, FL, 2019
  • Webinar: Rubric to Evaluate Online Course Syllabi Plans for Engendering a COI, Association of Jesuit Colleges & Universities, Technology, Teaching & Learning special interest group, 2018
  • Workshop: Use of Online COI Syllabus Rubric for Course Developers and Collaborators, AECT, Kansas City, MO, 2018
  • Presentation: Rubric to Evaluate Online Course Syllabi Plans for Engendering a COI: Round II, AECT, Kansas City, MO, 2018
  • Roundtable: Rubric for Assessing Online Course Syllabi for the Potential Development of a COI, AERA, NY, NY, 2018
  • Workshop: Use of Online COI Syllabus Rubric for Course Developers and Collaborators, USA, Conference on Teaching & Learning, Mobile, AL, 2018
  • Presentation: Advanced Google Suite Features for Enhancing English Language Instruction, Emerald Coast TESOL, Pensacola, FL, 2018
  • Brief Paper: Use of Online Role-Playing Games with Language Learning Strategies to Improve English Grammar, Listening, Reading, and Vocabulary, SITE, Austin, TX, 2017
  • Gaming Panel: Exploring the Rules of the Game: Games in the Classroom, Game-Based Learning, Gamification, and Simulations, SITE, Austin, TX, 2017
  • Poster: Saudi ELLs Digital Game Play: A Case Study, SITE, Savannah, GA, 2016
  • Brief Paper: Rubric for Assessing Online Course Syllabi for the Potential Development of a Community of Inquiry, SITE, Savannah, GA, 2016
  • Brief Paper: Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs) for Second Language Acquisition, MidSouth Educational Research Association (MSERA), Lafayette, LA, 2015
  • Brief Paper: Rubric for Assessing Online Course Syllabi for the Potential Development of a Community of Inquiry, University of South Alabama, Conference on Teaching & Learning, Mobile, AL, 2015
  • Roundtable: How to Make Your Online Course Accessible, Association for Academic Computing in Education (AACE) World eLearn, New Orleans, LA, 2014
  • Brief paper: Trace Effects Logic Model, AACE World eLearn, New Orleans, LA, 2014
  • Best practice: Effective Online Communication in Higher Education, AACE World eLearn, New Orleans, LA, 2014
  • Brief paper: MMORPGs for Second Language Acquisition, AACE World eLearn, New Orleans, LA, 2014
  • Presentation: MMORPGs for Language Learning, 7th Virtual Round Table Web Conference, 2014​
  • Poster: The Electronic Village Online (EVO) for English language teachers’ professional development, SITE, Jacksonville, FL, 2014
  • Brief Paper: MMORPGs for Language Learning, SITE, Jacksonville, FL, 2014
  • Brief Paper: Effective Online Communication in Postsecondary Education, MSERA, Pensacola, FL, 2013
  • Poster: The EVO, An Open-source, International Collaboration for Professional Development, MSERA, Pensacola, FL, 2013
  • Position Paper: Serious Games vs. Playful Learning for Primary School Children, MSERA, Pensacola, FL, 2013
  • TESOL Intersession Presentation: Technology in ESOL Classrooms & Preparing Teachers for Successful Integration, TESOL, New Orleans, LA, 2011
  • Electronic Village Fair: College Level Listening Intermediate Course, TESOL, Boston, MA, 2010
  • Presentation: Differentiating Reading Instruction Using Motivating Techniques to Improve Fluency and Comprehension, Juvenile Justice Education Institute, Tampa, FL, 2009

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4 thoughts on “About Me”

  1. Querida Senora Rogers,
    My name is Pilar Garcia. I am a pharmacist. I would like to know if you are a TOEFL rater. I need your help. Please.
    I love your blog. I think it has many valued resources!!

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    1. Hi Pilar, Yes, I was a TOEFL rater for 2 years for ETS back in 2010-2012. I’ll send you an email to answer your questions. The ETS student practice site has the best resources for test prep. Thanks for your positive feedback! Best wishes, Sandra

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