Dr. Elizabeth Jones

Dr. Elizabeth Jones

BH 326A


Spring D 2018

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Office Hours

Spring D 2018

Monday 9:00—11:00 AM
Tuesday 1:30—3:30 PM
Wednesday 1:30—2:30 PM

Other Hours

 By appointment.

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Doctor of Philosophy 2014
Specialization: Education: Instructional Design for Online Learning
Capella University, Minneapolis, MN
Dissertation Topic: Applying Cognitive Load Theory Strategies to Composition Learning

Master of Arts
Major: English 2001
Concentration: Rhetoric and Composition
Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD

Bachelor of Arts 1989
Major: English Literature
McDaniel College (Western Maryland College), Westminster, MD

Work Experience

Instructor of English 2004 –
Wor-Wic Community College, Salisbury, MD

Courses Taught: English 096, o96A, 101, 151, 203s, 202n, 202d
Courses coordinated English 096A (ALP), 101, 203s
Served as faculty council secretary (2006-2007), vice president (2010-2011), president (2011-2012, 2012-2013), past president (2013-2014)

Faculty: English Teacher 1990 – 2004
Wicomico County Board of Education
Courses Taught: Grades 9-12, basic to AP English, Yearbook
Taught and designed lessons and assessments, designed curricula for all grades and level of English, adapted learning for special needs students
Incorporated various teaching strategies to meet the needs of diverse learners
Served as English department as chair for two years
Served as School Improvement Team for two years
Won technology grant to incorporate technology for at-risk students
Held Advance Professional certification


Cognitive Load Theory and You, presented at Wor-Wic Community College, Professional Development Day, 19 August, 2010.

Making the Most of Online Discussions, presented at annual AFACCT Conference, College of Southern Maryland, 2010.

Opportunity or Opiate? Teaching paraphrasing to developmental and English 101 students, with Chuck Porter presented at College Composition Conversations Conference VII, 21 October 2011.

Beyond ALP: Ground-Up Scaffolding to Develop the “Developmental” with Chuck Porter. Presented at MACC conference, December 2011, and at Eastern Shore Writing Project conference, Salisbury University, January 2012

Cognitive Load Theory and College Composition: A Study Using Worked Examples to Help Novice Writers Learn Argumentation. Poster presentation at AERA annual convention. April 2014.

Dreaming Big: What Happens if Common Core Promises Come True? with Elaine Vander Clute, Suzy McKeen and Sheila Blosveren. Presented at AFACCT 2015, Carroll Community College, January 2015.

Applying Cognitive Load Theory and College Composition. Presentation at AFACCT 2015, Carroll Community College, January 2015.

Cognitive load theory and college composition: Can worked examples help novice writers learn argumentation? Capella University, ProQuest Dissertations Publishing, 2014. 3623324.

Leveraging Your Superpower: Using Rubric Based Assessment to Transform a Writing Program. With Melissa Reddish and Allison Metro. Presented at AFACCT 2016, College of Southern Maryland, January 2016.