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Evie Oregon, PhD
Evie Oregon, PhD is an assistant professor and graduate program and certificate coordinator for the online Intercollegiate Athletic Administration Program at Western Kentucky University. Oregon has a proven track record in increasing student retention and satisfaction, and ample experience in course design, online instructional strategies, and assessments. She was recently awarded a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Innovations Grant to develop, design, and build a 100 percent online program focusing on student-athlete career development. Oregons research interests include exploring media richness theory and social presence in course design, instruction, and its effects on student satisfaction, learning effectiveness, and retention.
Last Updated: 10-01-2019
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How Can Media Richness Theory and Social Presence Theory Improve My Instruction?
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- Attrition rates are 10% to 20% higher in online courses than their face-to-face counterparts. While online course formats offer convenient methods of instruction, poor course development often leads to high attrition rates. This program explores how applying Media Richness Theory (MRT) and Social Presence Theory to online course design and instruction can aid overall program retention and student satisfaction.
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