Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Dr. Simone C. O. Conceição, PhD, is a Professor and Chair in the Department of Administrative Leadership at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Visiting Professor of Distance Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Continuing Studies. She teaches courses in the areas of distance education, use of technology with adult learners, instructional design, and adult learning. Her research interests include distance education, adult learning, impact of technology on teaching and learning, instructional design, and staff development and training.
Dr. Conceição has coauthored the books Creating a Sense of Presence in Online Teaching: How to “Be There” for Distance Learners (2010), Managing Online Instructor Workload: Strategies for Finding Balance and Success (2011), and Motivating and Retaining Online Students: Research-Based Strategies That Work (2014).