Becky Sue Parton
Dr. Parton received her PhD in Educational Computing (Technology) from the University of North Texas. She was a professor for 10 years prior to coming to Baylor and a programmer before that. She has taught face-to-face and on-line as well as in blended formats. Becky's research focused on using instructional technology, especially augmented reality, with Deaf students. She has served as the principle investigator on multiple projects including a US Department of Education Stepping Stones grant. She also has an M.S. in Deaf Ed and a B.B.A in Strategic Management. Becky was honored to receive the state-wide technology educator of the year in 2009 from the Louisiana Technology Council and the state-wide educator of the year in 2011 from the Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE). She loves creating multimedia and designing interactive courses. Contact Dr. Parton for questions related to DOTS (our graduate online teaching program), PRESTO (our self-paced course for faculty), Professional Development workshop schedules and resources, plus other instructional design needs.
Becky enjoys animal rescue activities, movies, garden ponds, and traveling. She has supported mission work with Compassion International for over 20 years and has been blessed to meet several of her sponsored children. She is an active member of Greater Waco Baptist Church.