Michael Dwayne Beard, M.Ed. — Instructor

“Try hard to excel, and do not give up.”

Degrees Held:

Master of Education – Lamar University, 2003

Department: Education

Career highlights:

Eagle Scout

  • Which online Lamar course(s) do you teach?

    Introduction to Microcomputer Applications

  • What do your students in these courses learn?

    Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Expression Web

  • Why did you start teaching?

    I love to teach students how to understand computers and applications to better themselves. They make better grades in other classes after they take my class.

  • What advice would you give those considering your online program(s)?

    Try hard to excel, and do not give up.

  • What do you think is the biggest challenge that people in the profession face today?

    Students that do not have connectivity to reliably participate in classes.

  • What is the one book you think everyone should read?

    The Word of God, the Holy Bible.

  • Tell us something interesting about yourself that your students might not know.

    I love Jesus with all my heart, soul, mind and strength.

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