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Ware, Ph.D.


  • Director, Library & Archives

  • Assistant Professor, Teacher Education


  • Ph.D., Learning Technologies, University of North Texas, 2023
  • M.S., Library Science, University of North Texas, 2012
  • Educator Certification, Louisiana State University-Shreveport, 2005
  • B.S., Journalism & English, Stephen F. Austin State University, 2003



  • Generalist Grades (EC-4)
  • Generalist Grades (4-8)
  • School Librarian (EC-12)



  • Learning/instructional systems theories and philosophical approaches
  • Application and management of technologies for various learning environments
  • Computing and information cognitive science
  • Instructional design
  • Principles of instructional conditions and learning outcomes
  • Multimedia design and implementation
  • Emerging technologies for learning
  • STEM education
  • Professional development
  • Digital literacy



  • Reeder, E., & Ware, S. (2019, November). Faculty Preference When Creating Courses for the Online Environment. In E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 145-152). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). 
  • Ware, S.  (2018, March).  Embedding librarians in the online classroom: The value of information literacy instruction.  Accepted to SITE International Conference 2018.
  • Ware, S. and Teel-Borders, J. (2017, June).  Create, engage, and assess with Nearpod.  Roundtable session presented at the Texas Association of Teacher Educators Summer Conference in Austin, TX.



  • Ware, S. and Bynum, J. (2022, August). Jumpstart Canvas course design and tech apps. LeTourneau Workshop in Longview, TX.
  • Ware, S. and Hilburn, J. (2022, July). Teaching college: Unleashing the science of Learning. LeTourneau Dual Credit Conference in Longview, TX.
  • Ware, S. (2018, March).  Redesigning an information literacy course: Engaging learners with technology applications.  Accepted to the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference in Washington, D.C.
  • Ware, S., Steiner, R., Boudreaux, K., & Coleman, C. (2018, February).  Reinventing learning for the always-on generation.  Presented at the Texas Computer Education Association Convention and Exposition in Austin, TX.
  • Ware, S. (2017, February).  Take control:  Create, engage, and assess with Nearpod.  Presented at the Texas Computer Education Association Convention and Exposition in Austin, TX.



  • Friends of the Longview Public Library Board, President
  • Trinity School of Texas
  • Golden Rule Evangelical Presbyterian Church