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Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #4

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #4

Faculty Info Name: Emily FairfaxAcademic Program: ESRMAverage Number of students per section: 40Featured Course: ESRM 100: Introduction to Environmental Science and Resource Management**Part of a living learning community Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  No, not until the shift (1.5 semesters now). What practice or […]

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #3

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #3

Faculty Info Name: Stacey AndersonAcademic Program: EnglishAverage Number of students per section: 20Featured Course: ENGL 102:  Strategies of Successful College Writers* (two sections)*This course focuses on helping incoming first-year students develop habits of mind and strategies for success in writing at the college-level. Students learn to make use of campus resources and academic technologies throughout […]

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #2

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #2

Faculty Info Name: Hillary TejadaAcademic Program: ChemistryAverage Number of students per section: 25Featured Course: BIOLCHEM 150: Critical Thinking for Science Majors Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  No, not until the shift in Spring 2019 What practice or technique have you implemented in your course? […]

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #1

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #1

Faculty Info Name: Stacey BeauregardAcademic Program: EnglishAverage Number of students per section: 20Featured Courses: English 102: Strategies of Successful College Writers (four sections) English 330: Interdisciplinary Writing Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  Yes, for two years prior. What practice or technique have you implemented […]

Course Organization and Design Spotlight #2

Course Organization and Design Spotlight #2

Faculty Info Name: Peter HarperAcademic Program: ArtAverage Number of students per section: 32Featured Courses: Art 102: Multi Cultural Children’s Art Art 220: The History of the Art of Rock’n Roll, and Art 382: The Art of Social Media Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  Yes, […]

Course Organization and Design Spotlight #1

Course Organization and Design Spotlight #1

Faculty Info Name: Carol Hartnett Academic Program: School of EducationAverage Number of students per section: 30Featured Course: EDMS 522 Literacy 1 Methods: Multilingual/Multicultural Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  No, not until the shift. What practice or technique have you implemented in your course? I […]

Field Notes | Week Three – Course Design and Organization

Field Notes | Week Three – Course Design and Organization

Perhaps not the ‘sexiest’ topic in virtual learning, but arguably one of the most important for student success (Joosten & Custis 2019). Simply put, navigating an online course is different – literally.  Compare a student’s first day of all ‘online’ courses with their first day of ‘on ground’. Whether enrolled in Statistics or English; the […]

Equity in Action Spotlight #4

Equity in Action Spotlight #4

Faculty Info Name: Brendan ClineAcademic Program: BusinessAverage Number of students per section: 35Featured Course: MGT 326: Professional Ethics (three sections) What practice or technique have you implemented in your course? For several years now, I have used anonymous grading for most assignments in my courses—especially exams and individual writing assignments. Writing Assignments I often assign […]

Equity in Action Spotlight #3

Equity in Action Spotlight #3

Faculty Info Name: Jennifer BrownAcademic Program: MathematicsAverage Number of students per section: Featured Course: Math 105: Pre-Calculus (taught asynchronously) Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  No, not until March ’20 What practice or technique have you implemented in your course? I have incorporated several UDL […]

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