Ron Perry

About me

Health Science Teacher with 31 years of prior experience as a Navy Hospital Corpsman and Physician Assistant. Educator experience includes teaching undergraduate and graduate students, as well as four years as Program Director of the Interservice Physician Assistant Program (world's largest PA program...PA education pipeline for entire US Military). Now enjoying serving as the sole Health Science Teacher at Canyon Lake High School in a rural setting within the Texas Hill Country.

Ron W. Perry, MS, MPAS, MEd, PA-C Emeritus


Online Course Content Transfer | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Ron Perry

I like what I am learning about organization and consistency and am relfecting on this as I revise my high school courses for next year. I also now realize how 'cold' my online classroom is...

Guide on the Side | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Ron Perry

Moving forward, I need to better communicate the course expectations up front, as well as provide timely feedback to the students after they submit their work.   

Synchronous versus Asynchronous Learning | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Ron Perry

I need to take a long hard look at my current teaching practices (largely based on F2F), reflect on what I am now learning about syncronous and asyncronous online learning, and most likely make some...

Technology Tools | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Ron Perry

There are many variables to consider when looking at teaching effectiveness and optimal student learning. These include teaching styles, teaching tools, learning environment, student learning styles,...

Managing the E-Learning Environment | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Ron Perry

I was reminded of how there are different learner characteristics & behaviors which can positively (or otherwise) impact the online learning experience for the group. I learned some way in which...

Engaging Learners | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Ron Perry

I have learned that the emphasis for classroom learning should be via asyncronous learning activities, vs. syncronous means. We need to establish netiquete rules of engagement at the beginning of the...

Projecting Your Presence | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Ron Perry

I have learned of the importance of establishing authority in the online setting by posting my Bio, photo, and teaching credentials & experience. I have been reluctant to do this in the past due...

Course Delivery | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Ron Perry

The course structure and online layout are very important to eastblish prior to launching the curriculum for online learners, but also must ensure full CMS and technical support are locked-on and...