Thanks for joining me! This blog was created in February, 2018, for Assessments in E-Learning, a course I am taking at UW-Stout with Maggie Rouman.

  • Journal ~ for weekly journal reflections
  • Portfolio ~ for course artifacts
  • About ~ for information about me, Lorna Nelson
  • Resources ~ an annotated list of important documents and websites

My name is Lorna Nelson, and I teach English at Central Virginia Community College. Many students must take courses online, and I want to be the best online teacher I can be. This course is helping me do that. My efforts aren’t part of any official professional development; instead, I really like learning, this is a great course, and everything about it calls for creativity and empathy–putting oneself in the place of students.

In the 7.5 minutes of personal reading time I have before falling asleep, here’s what’s waiting on my bookshelf:



Hope to finish reading these by . . . 2020.