Faculty Accreditation Coordinator and Senior Lecturer
Areas of SpecializationAssessment, Accreditation, Technical Writing, Rhetoric, English Composition, Literature, and Student Success
Barbara Morgan brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to ATEC as Faculty Accreditation Coordinator and Senior Lecturer. She has dedicated nearly 20 years to education and to student success. Additionally, she is a Veteran of the United States Army where she served 10 years as an Arabic Linguist and a Signal Officer.
Morgan is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Rhetoric and Composition at the University of Texas at Arlington with ABD status. Her research includes strategies and methodologies to increase undergraduate student, completion rates in such requisite courses as English Composition I, English Composition II, Rhetoric, and Professional and Technical Communication. Her research further extends into assessment and increased graduation rates among students. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education, a Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with emphasis in Spanish, and an Associate in Arts degree in Arabic Language and Cultural Studies.
In addition, Barbara Morgan has worked diligently in the K- 12 educational environment, and she is a board-certified English, Language Arts, and Reading Teacher (8- 12) and Principal (EC- 12) in the state of Texas.
Likewise, Morgan has extensive experience with successfully educating students at both the community college level and at the university level. Similarly, her background and proficiency with assessment and SACSCOC accreditation make her an exceptional asset to both ATEC and UT Dallas. She currently teaches ECS 3390, Professional and Technical Communication, at UT Dallas.