Faculty Development takes place in person, via Zoom, through an LMS, or through web-based materials.
Additional Faculty Development Programs I have created and delivered include:
- “Blackboard Bytes” – weekly workshop for GCC faculty, Academic Year 2018-2019, GCC Batavia.
- “Growing Class Communities” – for SUNY English ALP Training held at Genesee Community College, May, 2018.
- Created online asynchronous orientations for faculty (Online Instructor Orientation) and students (Online Student Success Orientation) including SCORM objects utilizing Respondus StudyMate, Adobe Captivate, and Camtasia.
- Weekly Instructional Strategies Program (WISP) series, Genesee Community College, lead presenter, program developer, Fall 2016 and Spring 2017:
- Formative Assessment
- Aligning Learning Activities with Learning Outcomes
- Peer Review
- Differences between Teaching Online & Teaching Face-to-Face
- Module Architecture, Navigation, and Overview
- Creating Content – Readings, Videos, Learning Materials
- Web-based Assessments
- Embedding Instructional Support
- Choosing and Using OERs
- Accessibility “Top 10” Fixes (facilitated)
- Creating Videos for Your Students
- Rubrics – How to Develop and Use Them
- Bb Blogs and Journals – Which to Use When & Why
- Metacognition – Help Your Students Learn How to Learn
- Setting Defaults in MS Word for Accessibility (facilitated)
- Bb Gradebook (co-presented)
- “Library 101: Faculty Edition” (facilitated)
- Resources Roundtable (facilitated discussion)
- Best Practices in Online Teaching (co-presented)
- Improving: Course Navigation
- Improving: Instructor Presence
- Improving: Course Learning Outcome Alignment
- Improving: Peer-to-Peer Engagement
Synchronous and Asynchronous training opportunities for faculty – from Technology to Pedagogy.
Responsive Course Design:
This workshop, developed after face-to-face instruction was replaced by remote instruction in Spring 2020, is offered synchronously in Zoom, asynchronously in Blackboard, and publicly. Take a look:
Workshops and Guides
- Additional Faculty Development Resources I’ve created include:
- “Keep on Teaching” step-by-step guide to setting up a course in Blackboard
- Various Blackboard “How-to” guides
- Start of Term checklists to ensure courses are ready for students
- Instructor’s Course Reflection Form to track what changes we’d like to make before a course is taught again
- Various Course Mapping and Alignment Mapping charts
- Many PDFs of Best Practices guides
I also pitch in to help with SUNY’s Quality By Design course periodically: