August 2020 FOTL Session Descriptions
Reflections on Online Teaching (Opening Panel)
Stacy Neier (Quinlan: Dept. of Marketing)
Nat Samuel (IPS)
Peter Tingley (CAS: Math/Stats)
Maribel Lopez (Social Work)
Our panelists will share examples of how they set expectations, build community, involve students in course design, and structure the course in a way that is responsive to students’ needs and contexts.
Taking Engaged Learning Online
Cynthia Stewart (Experiential Learning)
Dinko Bačić (Quinlan)
Natasha Teetsov (Continuing Studies)
Vicky Kynourgiopoulou (Rome)
Presenters will explore how to effectively design an online course for students to learn new content and to apply this content in a real-world setting; share best practices to foster community engagement in an online classroom; and, connect the Jesuit values to project based work.
Making the Most of Synchronous and Asynchronous Time
Stacy Wenzel (Office of Institutional Effectiveness)
Maureen Keane (Continuing Studies)
Meghan Dougherty (Communication)
Jim Devery (CAS: Chem/Bio)
Presenters will give short presentations about how to present course content and engage with students in asynchronous and synchronous formats.
Delivering Feedback Online
Sydney Curtis (Education)
Hans Svebbaken (Theology)
Linda Kurtos (IES)
Minerva Ahumada (Arrupe)
Marianna Swallow (Communication)
Presenters will give five minute presentations on topics like how to use technology tools to give feedback, how to vary your feedback, and how to ensure students use your feedback. Then, audience members will be able to ask questions.
Building Community Online
Jessica Mansbach (FCIP)
George Villanueva (Communication)
Sandy Helquist (CAS: Chem/Bio)
Vinny Donnelly (Quinlan)
Presenters will give short talks about how to create a sense of community in your classroom by using group work, icebreakers, and semester long projects.
Accessing Support Online: Where Students Can Go For Support
Annie Kelly (Student Academic Services)
Learning and Student Success;
Student Diversity &
Office of Online Learning
Presenters will describe how students can gain online access to a variety of academic and wellness services that will support their success throughout the semester. Presenters will also discuss. Presenters will also discuss how faculty can connect students to resources.