Keeping Students in Their Virtual Seats – Intentional Engagement through Online Science Labs

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Join Carolina Distance Learning and Liberty University as we discuss ideas and develop strategies to engage your students in online science labs to aid in student retention. The tables will be turned, you are the student. Experience what works and what doesn’t in engaging online students. Then, be ready to share your most effective approach to engagement.


Dr. Haynie has over 25 years experience in education running the gamut from secondary ed to higher ed, secular ed to Christian ed, and face-to-face to online ed. He is currently Online Chair for the School of Health Sciences at Liberty University and also teaches online chemistry and physics courses.
Heather is a champion for higher education, and brings a unique combination of insight, education, and experience to her position as Distance Learning Regional Sales Manager. Heather’s positive energy and keen eye for detail are assets in her ability to customize actionable strategies and communicate clear success outcomes for faculty leaders, team members, and students. Heather received her B.S. in Business Administration from Elon University, and continued on to work in Elon Admissions as Senior Associate Director of Admissions and as Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions. She has her M.A. in Conflict Resolution from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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