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TLI Spotlight: Lorna Gonzalez

TLI Spotlight: Lorna Gonzalez

This is the final part 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. The Real Wonder Woman Hollywood depicts superheroes as larger than life super-humans endowed with special powers […]

TLI Spotlight: Ben Hytrek

TLI Spotlight: Ben Hytrek

This is part 4 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. Ben Hytrek is many things; young, creative, funny… he’s quite the peacock. As the unofficial “media specialist” […]

TLI Spotlight: Kristi O’Neil-Gonzalez

TLI Spotlight: Kristi O’Neil-Gonzalez

This is part 3 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. Kristi O’Neil-Gonzalez, our self-described “quirky” Instructional Technologist and Accessibility Lead for the Teaching and Learning Innovations (TLI) […]

TLI Spotlight: Michael McGarry

TLI Spotlight: Michael McGarry

This is part 2 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. Michael McGarry describes his journey to becoming the Instructional Technology Lead at CSU Channel Islands as “weird” […]

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 […]

Course Redesign: A Call to Service

Course Redesign: A Call to Service

This post was co-authored by Stacey Anderson and Kim Vose If you’re wary of the CSU’s Graduation Initiative 2025, we get it. We’re CSU faculty, which means we care a lot about our students. We see potential where others might see deficits. Give us your tired and poor, and we’ll help them graduate into creative […]

Digital or Die – Building our Academic Digital Identity

Digital or Die – Building our Academic Digital Identity

As a “young” researcher, I have been struggling for months with the concept of Digital Identity (DI). Digital Identity has been defined simply as “the permanent collection of data about us that is available online” by BinaryTattoo. Up to the mid 90’s, pre-Internet days, academics built their scholarly identities via publications, conference presentations, workshops, etc. […]

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