LuAnn Jordan University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
LuAnn Jordan earned her doctorate from the University of Florida in 1995, working as a research coordinator until moving to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 1997 as the Faculty Coordinator of the Distance Education Master's Program in Special Education. While at UNC Charlotte, she has served in various teaching, research, and service capacities, including Co-Director of a personnel preparation program in Inclusion. As Associate Professor in the UNC Charlotte Special Education Program, Dr. Jordan teaches courses in learning disabilities, teaching written expression to students with learning problems, and teaching strategies for teachers of students with high incidence disabilities. She received training in the University of Kansas Strategic Instruction Model (SIM) in 1993. As a result she is a certified trainer of the University of Kansas Learning Strategies, and has trained over 100 preservice and inservice teachers in KU Strategies, which target middle and high school learners. Dr. Jordan has developed a number of on-line courses, including courses in Inclusion and Attention Deficit Disorder that are delivered primarily via the Internet. As a special education teacher, she worked with elementary students with learning disabilities, mild mental disabilities, and behavioral disabilities.