Digital Learning: A Constructive Approach to Reaching Today’s English Student

Teaching in the 21st century is not without challenges. Students often struggle to balance academic demands with personal, familial, and professional obligations. They sometimes feel disconnected from their course materials, and might get easily frustrated by the avenues in which content is delivered.

Join presenter Laura Brown as she discusses the ways in which technology can benefit today’s changing student population. Laura considers how technology enhances the classroom experience both for students and instructors through relevant, practical, and engaging opportunities to learn, teach, and study the English discipline. Additionally, Laura provides a brief overview of Hawkes Learnings’ current English resources that can work alongside you to best support your classroom goals.

Laura Brown

About the Presenter:
Laura Brown has been working as an English Content Specialist for Hawkes Learning for over three years. She specializes in developing and editing instruction and managing contributor-centered projects that build and enhance Hawkes resources. Prior to working with Hawkes, Laura spent seven years teaching high school English. She taught a variety of writing and literature courses while also working as a writing tutor. Additionally, Laura taught several writing courses as an adjunct instructor at Trident Technical College in Charleston, SC. She focused on introducing basic writing and analysis skills to incoming or recently-returning students.