Presentations

  • “Instructional Strategies:  How Your Students Can Have Equivalent Learning Experiences Whether They Are Face-to-Face or Remote/Asynchronous” – Education Session, accepted for OLC Accelerate, November 2020.
  • Responsive Course (Re)Design:  Ready for Any Modality” – Discovery Session, accepted for OLC Accelerate, November 2020.
  • Techniques for Teaching with Technology” – for Criminal Justice Educators of New York State (CJEANYS), September 2020.
  • Hope, Hip, or Hype? Discovering the HyFlex Course Model – Invited Guest Panelist, University of Wisconsin-Madison DT&L Conference, August 2020.
  • Adaptive Learning and Open Pedagogy– Open Education Week Webinar, March 2020.
  • “Increasing Student Engagement with Open Pedagogy Projects” – Education Session, OLC Accelerate, Orlando, FL, November 2019.
  • “HyFlex Course Development Guidelines” – Discovery Session, OLC Accelerate, Orlando FL, November 2019.
  • “Adaptive Learning Using Norton InQuizitive” – Presentation, SUNY FACT2 Symposium on Adaptive Learning and Open Pedagogy, Albany, November 2019.
  • About Hybrid Courses – Zoom presentation to faculty at remote campus centers, October 2019.
  • HyFlex Courses – Podcast, Tea for Teaching, SUNY Oswego, Oswego NY, September 2019.
  • Trello for Small Teams – Adobe Connect Presentation, Educause Project Management Constituency Group, June 2019.
  • Metacognitive Café: Improving Student Metacognition through Online Discussions – Open SUNY Fellow Chat, Webinar, December 2018
  • “Metacognitive Café: Improving Student Metacognition through Online Discussions” – Presentation, OLC Accelerate, Orlando FL, November 2018
  • “Metacognitive Café” – Developing Student Metacogition via Online Discussions, SUNY Conference on Instructional Technology, SUNY Cortland, May 2018.
  • “Student Wikipedia AssignmentsDigital Literacy and Scholarly Source Initiative”, SUNY Conference on Instructional Technology, SUNY Cortland, May 2018.
  • The Metacognitive Café Online Discussion Forum – Podcast, November 2017.
  • Metacognitive Café” – Developing Student Metacognition via Online Discussions, SUNY Oswego, January 2017.
  • “Peer Review Using Google Forms and Sheets,” SUNY Conference on Instructional Technology, SUNY Potsdam, June 2016.
  • Using Rubrics to Provide Transparent Assessment of Student Work,” SUNY Oswego, May 2016.
  • “’Goals’ in Blackboard,” WNY Blackboard Users Group, September 2015, Hilbert College.
  • “Critical Thinking in Online Discussions,” paper, SUNY Conference on Instructional Technology, SUNY Geneseo, May 2015.
  • Overt Infusion of Critical Thinking,” SUNY Oswego – Invited Guest Speaker, May 2015.
  • “Alignment in Blackboard,” SUNY Oswego – Invited Guest Speaker, May 2015.
  • “Infusing Critical Thinking at the Course Level,” SUNY Council on Assessment, Genesee Community College, October 2014.
  • “Small Group Projects in Online Classes,” SUNY Conference on Instructional Technology, Cornell University, May 2014.
  • Frequent presenter at GCC All Advisor meetings to clarify and promote campus-wide understanding of Online Learning and Hybrid expectations and processes.
  • SUNY Conference on Instructional Technology presentations on Targeted Student Communications, Mobile Apps for Educators, and Virtual Instruction, 2008 – 2013.

Workshops (Created and Facilitated)

  • Responsive Course Design” – four-part workshop (Design, Activities, Inclusion, Communication) to prepare faculty for teaching remotely; delivered to cohorts in June and July 2020, mini-sessions presented throughout August 2020.
  • Accessibility Stars” – ongoing workshop series for GCC faculty and staff who wish to create accessible digital content.
  • Blackboard Bytes” – weekly workshop for GCC faculty, Academic Year 2018-2019, GCC Batavia.
  • Not Just another Paper” – three-hour workshop guiding participants to explore tools and technology for students to demonstrate their understanding of course content through alternate forms such as digital posters, videos, timelines, etc. SUNY Conference on Instructional Technology, SUNY Cortland, May 2018.
  • 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
  • Creating a Video to Welcome Students to Your Online Class,” SUNY Conference on Instructional Technology, SUNY Potsdam, May 2016.
  • Communication and Collaboration: Online Tools & Techniques,” SUNY Conference on Instructional Technology, SUNY Potsdam, May 2016.
  • Mobile Apps for Education,” SUNY Conference on Instructional Technology, SUNY Geneseo, May 2015; and SUNY IT, May 2013.
  • ’Start Here’ in Blackboard: Best Practices for Welcoming Students to Your Course,” GCC Faculty Workshop, October 2014.
  • Blackboard Discussions 2.0: Upgrade to Active Participation,” GCC Faculty Workshop, November 2014.
  • Mobile Apps for Student Collaboration in the Classroom,” SUNY Conference on Instructional Technology, Cornell University, May 2014.
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