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TLi Spotlight: Isaac Ortiz

TLi Spotlight: Isaac Ortiz

Teaching and Learning Innovations is proud to formally introduce you to the newest member of our team! Even though he has been working with TLi for years as a student assistant, we were fortunate enough that Isaac Ortiz, talented media artist and versatile technologist, agreed to stay on as a full-time team member for the […]

President’s Staff Award for Excellence: Kristi O’Neil-Gonzalez

President’s Staff Award for Excellence: Kristi O’Neil-Gonzalez

Teaching and Learning Innovations is so proud to share that one of our own—Kristi-O’Neil-Gonzalez, Instructional Technologist-Accessibility Lead and FIT Studio Coordinator—was named this year’s recipient of the President’s Staff Award for Excellence. Kristi’s expertise and dedicated efforts toward accessibility and inclusion helped TLi articulate this set of values as one of our four core areas […]

Renewed Vision

Renewed Vision

Teaching and Learning Innovations has been very busy over the Summer! In addition to helping faculty prepare for a new academic year and updating our academic technology infrastructure (Zoom, Canvas, VoiceThread, PlayPosit, Hypothesis, etc.), among many other things, we also took some time for introspection and planning for the future. We entered into a strategic […]

Virtually Possible: Reflection #4

Virtually Possible: Reflection #4

In this TLi Reflection Series: Epiphanies, Lessons, & Hard Truths post, CI faculty were asked to reflect on their teaching and learning experiences during AY2020-21 virtual instruction. The fourth reflection is by Lorna Gonzalez, a faculty member with the School of Education at CI. What program or department to do teach for? If possible, share a picture of […]

Field Notes | Week Two – Equity in Action

Field Notes | Week Two – Equity in Action

Virtual instruction is not “business as usual.” It started with an emergency in Spring 2020 and continued to be a necessity for Fall. As our community reels from the local, multi-faceted impacts of a still-ongoing global pandemic and grieves the most recent manifestations of xenophobia and racism, we are also reminded of the human imperative […]

CSUCI Congratulates Its First-Ever Doctoral Graduates!

CSUCI Congratulates Its First-Ever Doctoral Graduates!

A Historical Moment On Saturday, May 18, 2019, the Collaborative Online Doctorate in Educational Leadership (CODEL) program hooded its first-ever graduates, making history–yet again–for the CSU. CODEL has been a history-making program. After former California State University Chancellor, Charles Reed, and Senator Jack Scott passed legislation allowing CSU campuses to offer doctoral degrees in Educational […]

Advancing to Candidacy: CSUCI’s Online Doctoral Qualifying Exam

Advancing to Candidacy: CSUCI’s Online Doctoral Qualifying Exam

  Introduction: Removing Time and Space as Barriers to the Pursuit of a Terminal Degree In 2005, then-California State University Chancellor, Charles Reed, and Senator Jack Scott, worked together to propose and pass legislation that allowed CSU campuses to begin offering doctoral degrees in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.). Until about four years ago, these were traditional […]

TLI Spotlight: Megan Eberhardt-Alstot

TLI Spotlight: Megan Eberhardt-Alstot

This is part 1 in a series of blog posts to highlight the work of our Teaching & Learning Innovations team. Each team member was asked to write a post about the work of one of their colleagues. When I first met Megan Eberhardt-Alstot and asked her about her work, a smile lit her face […]

Repositioning the North Star

Repositioning the North Star

At Convocation, President Beck shared how the North Star guided her to safety.  I have to admit, in light of recent events, I have felt a bit lost. Classes are suspended.  Our hearts are broken. We want the best for our students emotionally and academically. How do we proceed? Wednesday morning, several of our Teaching […]

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