Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM: Concurrent Sessions
Celebrating Success
Navigating a Crisis Through Community
If you have not built a professional learning community, you need to come to this session. Presenters from 6 different institutions will share their stories about how they continue to build their professional learning network & help you do the same!
Learning Objectives
Participants will connect to the existing communities that fit their profession
Participants will write and share a personal development plan to build their PLN during conference
Participants will describe examples of how a PLN can assist them in a time of crisis
Intended Participants: Role
Instructional Designers
QM Coordinators
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
People with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
#QMCommunity #QMPLN
Maryam Rod Szabo, Assistant Professor of Education, QM Coordinator, Wartburg College
Assistant Professor of Education at Wartburg College. She teaches ESL endorsement and core, education classes. Previously, she has taught K-12 English as a foreign language, higher education online and face-to-face classes of educational technology and design, and online learning and design. Her dissertation and research are focused on faculty development and online technology and pedagogy. Previously she held an instructional designer role, and she currently is a Quality Matters peer reviewer and coordinator.

Penny Ralston-Berg, Senior instructional designer, PennState

Eddie Andreo, Associate VP for Distance Learning, Cowley College

James Johnson, Senior Director, Eastern Washington University

Steven Crawford, District Director, Maricopa Community Colleges