Paula Jones, ABD, is an Instructional Designer
in the Instructional Development Center in the Continuing Education and
Outreach program at Eastern Kentucky University. Ms. Jones has designed numerous online courses. In
addition, she is active in several professional organizations, and she has
published in a variety of journals and textbooks. She
has also presented at several national conferences and online forums including
Sloan-C, The eLearning Guild, AECT, and E-Learn World (AACE) Conferences.
She is currently ABD in her doctoral program in Instructional Systems Design at
the University of Kentucky. Her research interests focus on student and faculty
perspectives in teaching and learning online, and ways of utilizing
instructional technology to offer more effective communication and
instructional opportunities to learners.