Maria Elena   Corbeil

Associate Professor  

Office: BMAIN 1.316
Phone: (956) 882-4200
Email: mariaelena.corbeil@utrgv.edu

Dr. Maria Elena Corbeil

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Innovations in online learning
    • Online course & program development and teaching
    • E-Learning
    • Social and teacher presence in online learning
  • Education

    • CERT Educational Technology Certificate, Online Teaching & Learning, The University of Florida, 2008
    • EdD, Curriculum & Instruction, The University of Houston, 2005
    • MEd, English As a Second Language, The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, 1999
    • BA, Florida International University, 1992
  • Currently Teaching

    EDTC 6320 90L - Instructional Technology:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    EDTC 6321 90L - Instructional Design:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks




Selected Publications


  • Joseph Rene Corbeil and Maria Elena Corbeil. "The EdTech Blog: Learning beyond the classroom through social spaces for informal learning," Issues in Information Systems 18, no. 4 (October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2017): 57-64.

  • Maria Corbeil, Joseph Corbeil, and Badrul Khan. "A framework for identifying and analyzing the major issues surrounding the implementation of big data and data analytics in e-learning," Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Educational Technology Publications: Educational Technology 57, no. 1 (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2017): 3-9.

  • Joseph Corbeil, Maria Corbeil, and Badrul Khan . Special Issue: Big Data and Data Analytics in E-Learning. Educational Technology, 57(1) . Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Educational Technology Publications, January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2017.

  • Joseph Corbeil, Maria Corbeil, and Ignacio Rodriguez. "Digital badges: Adding professional value to a fully online undergraduate educational technology minor.," Issues in Information Systems 17, no. 3 (2016).

  • Maria Corbeil and Joseph Corbeil. "Massive open online courses: Past, present and future," The MOOC Case Book: Case Studies in MOOC Design, Development and Implementation. New York: Linus Learning, December 2015: 17-30.

  • Maria Corbeil, Joseph Corbeil, and Ignacio Rodriguez. "Digital badges in higher education: A three-phase study on the implementation of digital badges in an online undergraduate program.," Issues in Information Systems 16, no. 4 (2015): 1-9.

  • Joseph Corbeil and Maria Corbeil. "E-learning past, present, and future," The International Handbook of E-learning. New York: Routledge, 1, 2015: 51-64.

  • Joseph Corbeil, Maria Corbeil, and Badrul Khan, ed. The MOOC Case Book: Case Studies in MOOC Design, Development and Implementation. New York: Linus Learning, 2015: 374.

  • Maria Corbeil and Joseph Corbeil. "Beyond Blackboard: Hacking the LMS to enhance social learning," Research on Course Management Systems in Higher Education. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishers, 2014: 67-87.

  • Maria Corbeil and Joseph Corbeil. "Creating ongoing online support communities to promote professional learning," Virtual Professional Development and Informal Learning Via Social Networks. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2014: 114-133.



Selected Presentations


  • Joseph Rene Corbeil and Maria Elena Corbeil. "Leveraging social media to promote teaching, scholarship, and service," 2018 Texas Distance Learning Association Conference, Texas Distance Learning Association, Dallas, Texas (March 2018)

  • Joseph Rene Corbeil and Maria Elena Corbeil. "The EdTech Blog: Learning beyond the classroom through social spaces for informal learning," International Association of Computer Information Systems (IACIS), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (October 2017)

  • Joseph Corbeil and Maria Corbeil. "Digital badges: Motivating learners to excel while adding professional value to their college degrees," OLC Innovate 2017 Conference, Online Learning Consortium, New Orleans, LA (April 2017)

  • Joseph Corbeil and Maria Corbeil. "Promoting social learning by wrapping an LMS around a blog," Texas Distance Learning Association (TxDLA) Conference, Texas Distance Learning Association, Galveston, Texas (March 2017)

  • Maria Corbeil and Joseph Corbeil. "An iPad Pro for the teacher on the go!," Apple Initiative Summit, College of Education and P-16 Integration, UTRGV, Brownsville, TX (January 2017)

  • Joseph Corbeil, Maria Corbeil, and Ignacio Rodriguez. "Digital badges: Adding professional value to a fully online undergraduate Educational Technology minor," 56th Annual IACIS International Conference, International Association for Computer Information Systems, Nashville, TN (October 2016)

  • Joseph Corbeil and Maria Corbeil. "Implementing digital badges in a fully online undergraduate program," 2016 Texas Distance Learning Association (TxDLA) Conference, Texas Distance Learning Association, San Antonio, TX (March 2016)

  • Maria Corbeil, Joseph Corbeil, and Ignacio Rodriguez. "Digital badges in higher education: A three-phase study on the implementation of digital badges in an online undergraduate program," 55th Annual IACIS International Conference, International Association for Computer Information Systems, Clear Water, FL (October 2015)

  • Joseph Corbeil and Maria Corbeil. "The student-as-consumer paradox in higher education," 54th Annual IACIS International Conference, International Association for Computer Information Systems, Las Vegas, NV (October 2014)

  • P Dupin-Bryant, M Astani, Joseph Corbeil, Maria Corbeil, B Marshall, M North, and L Willoughby. "Teaching excellence in Information Systems education," 53rd Annual IACIS International Conference, International Association for Computer Information Systems, San Juan Puerto, Rico (October 2013)

Current Courses

EDTC 6320 90L - Instructional Technology:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
EDTC 6321 90L - Instructional Design:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses