|Nancy Tuchman, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy
Nancy Tuchman is Co-Director of the Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy. Nancy spent the first 14 years of her career as a Professor of Aquatic Ecology in the Department of Biology at Loyola University Chicago. In 2002-2003 she served as a Program Officer in the Ecosystem Studies Program at the National Science Foundation, then returned to Loyola and served as the Associate Provost for Research for 5 years (2004 – 2008). In 2005 she founded the Center for Urban Environmental Research and Policy (CUERP) at Loyola with several other faculty colleagues, and has since served as the Center’s Director, and now as the University's Vice Provost.
|Carol Scheidenhelm, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy
As co-director of the Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy, Carol strives to help provide opportunities for faculty to come together and share best practices in teaching that reflect Loyola’s founding principles. To this end, she works with departments, colleges and faculty to organize faculty development sessions on topics of interest to faculty across disciplines. The Center strives to address the needs of the faculty as identified by the faculty. In addition, Carol helps direct the Center staff as they provide workshops on the pedagogical issues inherent in teaching with technology and best practices in online and blended teaching. Other services provided by the Center include assistance with effective practices for ePortfolio use in assessment and help for departments in the process of reviewing and updating their assessment planning efforts.
Carol earned a Ph.D. in English from Northern Illinois University (NIU), where she worked as Assistant Director of the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center. She also taught online courses in English and Education for NIU. Since coming to Loyola, she has become active in both instructional design and assessment groups. She works actively with ITS and Academic Technology Services to analyze and select appropriate online technologies. Carol chairs the Academic Technologies Committee at LUC and is the organizer of the Chicago Area Assessment Group (CAAG), an informal organization of university and college professionals interested in assessment.
Learning Technologies Coordinator
As learning technologies coordinator, Sarah works with faculty and staff to assist in exploring, applying, and evaluating technological solutions as a means to enhance the academic experience and improve learning for students. This includes sharing best practices for the use of technology in education by consulting in both group and one-on-one environments.
Sarah comes from the University of Michigan, where she received her Master of Arts in Learning Technologies. At Michigan, she worked with staff at the School of Dentistry to help discover, implement, and evaluate different technologies to enhance students' learning opportunities. Her work included the formative and summative evaluation of the School's implementation of a system for podcasting student lectures via Apple's iTunes U. Sarah also consulted with dental hygiene faculty to assist with the development of the department's degree completion course, the first online undergraduate course to be offered at the University.
Coordinator of Assessment
As Coordinator of Assessment, Shannon assists academic units with their assessment efforts, including writing student learning outcomes, classroom/program assessment, online assessment, and using ePortfolios for program assessment. This includes researching and presenting best practices in higher education assessment, particularly assessment of student learning. She also assists with co-curricular assessment/evaluation and survey development.
Shannon is a three-time alumnus of Oklahoma State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, a Master of Science in Research, Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics, and a Master of Science in College Student Development. She previously held positions as a graduate Hall Director at Oklahoma State and as the Resident Director for Administration and Assessment in Campus Housing at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics, and Assessment at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Coordinator of Online Course Development
As the Coordinator of Online Course Development, Terry assists academic units with the development of quality standards for online courses and assists faculty with the challenges of converting traditional courses to pedagogically-sound online courses. He provides workshops and one-on-one consultations for faculty on technological and pedagogical issues relevant to the development and sustenance of online courses.
Terry is an alumnus of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign where he received his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration: Management Information Systems. He is looking forward to taking graduate courses at Loyola in the summer of 2009. Before joining the Faculty Center in January 2009, Terry worked for the Marcella Neihoff School of Nursing for 5 years providing support and guidance for their online courses.
As the Office Coordinator, Ruth assists other FCIP staff and faculty with a variety of projects including data analysis and presentation, online presence, creating training materials and organizing events. In addition, Ruth serves as the coordinator for staff training on the IDEA teacher course evaluation system.
Ruth received her Bachelor of Arts in sociology, summa cum laude, from Loyola University Chicago. She has since taken several graduate classes in theory and research methods. Ruth has worked at Loyola for over six years serving as office clerk and then executive secretary for the Graduate School. She was co-creator of the Graduate School Outreach Services organization and is active with the Ignatian Service Day Planning Committee.
|Nancy Tuchman, Ph.D.||Co-Director, Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy , Professor||Cuneo Hall 407||773 - 508-2475
|Carol Scheidenhelm , Ph.D.||Co-Director, Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy||Cuneo Hall 408||773 - 508-7489
|Sarah Dysart||Learning Technologies Coordinator||Cuneo Hall||773 - 508-7476
|Shannon Milligan||Coordinator of Assessment||Cuneo Hall 435||773 - 508-3881
|Terry Moy||Coordinator of Online Course Development||Cuneo Hall 403||773 - 508-7475
|Ruth Ashton||Office Coordinator||Cuneo Hall 405||773-508-7719