Rebekah Nix

Senior Lecturer I - Interdisciplinary Studies

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Science Education
Curtin University of Technology - 2002
M.S. - Science Education
University of Texas at Dallas - 1997


Nix, R.K. (2012). Cultivating constructivist classrooms through evaluation of an Integrated Science Learning Environment. In B.J. Fraser, K.G. Tobin. 2012 - Publication
Nix, R.K. (2003). Virtual field trips: Using information technology to create an integrated science learning environment. Unpublished doctoral these, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia. 2003 - Publication
Nix, R.K., Fraser, B.J., & Ledbetter, C.E. (2003). Elvaluating an Integrated Science Learning Environment (ISLE)Using a New Form of the Constructivist Learning Environment Survey (CLES). Learning Environments Research (in review). 2003 - Publication
Ledbetter, C.E., & Nix, R.K. (2000). Bringing Back Big Bend: Teachers' Adventure to be Shared through Virtual Tour. Dallas Outdoors, 1(5), 9-11. 2000 - Publication
Nix, R.K. (2000). Science-related virtual field trips on the world wide web. The Texas Science Teacher, 29 (1) 18-23.  2000 - Publication
Nix, R.K. (1999). ED4372: Educational technology/ED5320: Issues in educational technology. Online course offered by the University of Texas at Dallas through the UT-System TeleCampus. 1999 - Publication
Parker, F.S., & Nix, R.K. (1994). Sounding the silence or 'why people sing in the shower'. Dallas, Texas: RNIX Company. 1994 - Publication

Additional Information

Visual Information Technologies Software Applications, Plano, TX, 1988-91

News Articles

Faculty Member Lauded for Online Course Approach
What does it take to make online learning as engaging and effective as traditional classroom teaching? Dr. Rebekah Nix, a senior lecturer in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, knows. Nix, who teaches science education courses through the University’s Teacher Development Center, has been honored with the 2010 Innovations in Online Learning Teaching Award, given by the UT System Innovations in Online Learning Conference. “I am honored to be recognized by my peers – other online educators,” said Nix. “The award is a confirmation of the efforts that UT Dallas is making to advance the quality of education its students receive on campus and through distance education.”
Teacher Developments Rebekah Nix Wins Award from U.S. Distance Learning Association
Dr. Rebekah K. Nix, a senior lecturer in the Teacher Development Center at The University of Texas at Dallas, won the 2007 Excellence in Distance Learning Teaching Gold Award for her work in developing and offering online courses in UT Dallas’ Master of Arts in Teaching Science Education program. The award was presented to Nix last evening at the United States Distance Learning Association’s (USDLA) national conference in Kansas City. The awards are presented by USDLA to individuals whose programs demonstrate extraordinary achievement in scholarly research and writing, leadership and service, including contributions that foster a better understanding of the use of distance learning for teaching or training purposes.