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Lucy MacDonald

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Lucy MacDonald, M.A., M.A., professor emerita, Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Or. has 20 years experience of teaching online. She taught her first online class in 1992 BW (before the web). This was Freshman Composition. She is currently teaching College Success courses at Florida State College Jacksonville.

In 1995, she developed and taught the first in the nation Study Strategies class on the web. Her study strategies student site began in 1998 grew into the current site This global site student-centred site includes not only study strategies but also writing strategies for 19 different discipline areas. It recently won a national award for innovative use of technology from the National College Learning Center Association.

Lucy has co-authored Tech Talk in the Journal of Developmental Education for over 10 years. She has been providing faculty development for 14 years at TIDE – Technology Institute for Developmental Educators at Texas State, San Marcos. She also received the highest professional honor, by being made a Fellow by the Council of Learning Assistance and Developmental Education Associations.