Reenay Rogers, Ph.D.

  Assistant Professor of Education
Co-Director, Project Engage
Online Liaison
Station 33
Bibb Graves 220A
(205) 652-5423
Degrees: Ph.D., University of Alabama, 2007
M.A., University of Alabama, 1996
B.S., University of Alabama, 1988
Professional Biography:

Dr. Reenay Rogers is an assistant professor of education and online liaison. All of her degrees are from the University of Alabama and include a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology, Master of Arts in Secondary Education with class A certification in science, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Instructional Leadership with emphasis in Instructional Technology and a minor in Educational Research.

Dr. Rogers began her career at The University of Alabama where she served as the Microbiology Laboratory Supervisor. Here she was responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of all microbiology labs. As her desire to teach became overwhelming, she completed her Master’s degree in science education and soon began working at Holy Spirit Catholic High School in Tuscaloosa.  During her eight year tenure at Holy Spirit she taught a multitude of science courses, served as the science department chairperson, and as the Student Services Coordinator. Upon leaving HSCHS she joined the science faculty at Hillcrest High School in Tuscaloosa, AL.

Subsequent to her completion of a Ph. D., she joined the UWA faculty as an adjunct in 2007 teaching educational statistics and educational research. She became an assistant professor and the online liaison for general education in March 2009. Dr. Rogers was named as Project Engage Grant Co-Director June 2012. She is excited to be working on this STEM grant for undergraduate students.

Dr. Rogers’ research interests include the role of technology in education and best practices for online education. Publications include “Assessing Technology’s Role in Communication between Parents and Middle Schools” (2008) published in EJITE 7 and “An Examination of Student Opinions of the Lecture Capture System Tegrity “(2011) published in Journal of Integration of Technology in the Classroom, 3(1). She is currently working on a project evaluating the use of a sound amplification system in teaching reading.Presentations include ASTA (2009 and 2011), NECC (2007), AETC (2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2011 and 2012, ), and MSERA (2006 and 2011). 


Employment Date: March 2009
Classes usually taught: ED 506, Educational Statistics
ED 504 Techniques in Educational Research
Additional UWA Assignments: Co-Director, Project Engage Grant

Online Advisory Committee, Informational Technology Committee, University Scholar’s Committee, NCATE

Academic / Research Interests:

The use of technology in education

Current Projects:

Research Studies: The Use of a Sound Amplification System to Increase Reading Achievement in the Classroom and Teacher Candidates' Perceptions of the Role of the School Librarian in Advancing Student Achievement

Recent Publications:

Rogers, R.H. & Cordell, S. (2011) An examination of student opinions of the lecture capture system Tegrity. Journal of Integration of Technology in the Classroom, 3(1).

Recent Presentations:
  • Animate Your Classes and Excite Your Students at the Alabama Educational Technology Conference June 2012
  • Collaborate! Share Your Files and Increase Collaboration at the Alabama Educational Technology Conference June 2012
  • Top 10 Web 2.0 Technologies at the Alabama Educational Technology Conference-,June 2011
  • Wikis: Who? What? Where, Why…and How? at the Alabama Educational Technology Conference, June 2011
  • Top 10 Web 2.0 Technologie: Helping Teachers C.O.P.E. at the Creating Futures through Technology Conference, January 2011
  • UWA Online Faculty Meeting- The Use of Tegrity in Online Courses, July 2011
  • UWA AISA Professional Development- Technology for Teachers, September, 2011
  • MidSouth Educational Research Association-Research Paper Discussion: An Examination of Student Opinions of the Lecture Capture System Tegrity, November 2011
  • Alabama Science Teachers’ Association: ‘Almost’ Free Science, October 2011
Recent Grants: Project Engage Grant
Other recent notable works:
  • Workshops Conducted:
    •  UWA AISA Professional Development- Technology for Teachers
    •  Holy Spirit Catholic High School-Technology for Teachers
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