Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM: Concurrent Sessions
 
Concentration
Celebrating Success
Title
Navigating a Crisis Through Community
Description
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
Faculty
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
People with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
 
Hashtag:
#QMCommunity #QMPLN
 
Presenter(s):
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