Sharon L. Teabo, Associate Professor of Education, earned an Ed.D. in technology education (instructional design and technology), as well as an MFA and a BFA from West Virginia University.
At professional conferences, she has presented talks and papers with such titles as “Using Digital Stories for Assessment,” “Experiences Using Electronic Portfolios for Learning,” “Jammin’ & Jazzin’ with Technology,” “Using the Web for Collaborative Learning,” and “Communicating and Educating Using Distance Learning Technology in Rural West Virginia.” Dr. Teabo has given professional development workshops for higher education and public school teachers, and has developed numerous instructional and informational websites.
Dr. Teabo’s professional experience also includes extensive work as a trainer and consultant in the areas of instructional design and technology, multimedia, computer-mediated communication, distance education, and workforce development. Her background includes considerable experience as a studio artist, commissioned illustrator, and art educator.
Dr. Teabo is a board member and officer of International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA) as well as a reviewer for the association’s Journal of Visual Literacy. She also is a board member of the Virginia Council for Exceptional Children. In addition, she contributed an essay to “The Classroom Facilitator: Special Issue Questions” (2010). Dr. Teabo is a member of other academic and professional organizations, including Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Phi Delta Kappa International, the International Society for Technology in Education, the Virginia Society for Technology in Education, and the Association of Collegiate Computing Services of Virginia.
For three summers, Dr. Teabo and students in her emerging and assistive classes helped to coordinate and to run the annual Camp Soaring Eagle sponsored at Quantico by the Marine Corps for children in the base’s Exceptional Family Members Program.