Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
3:25 PM - 4:15 PM: Concurrent Sessions
Research & Documentation
Growing Professional Development During COVID and Measuring the Impact
This session will share efforts to scale up PD opportunities for faculty at the system and campus level during COVID. Results gathered from a 29-item COVID faculty survey will be shared along with campus qualitative student feedback results.
Discuss how data can inform campus needs and growth of PD training.
Identify criteria in developing a faculty survey during COVID.
Create a plan to involve stakeholders & resources to manage & grow QM on a campus or system.
Intended Participants: Role
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
People with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
Ashley Skylar, Quality Assurance Manager, California State University, Office of the Chancellor
Dr. Skylar works as Manager of the Quality Assurance Blended-Online Program with the CSU Chancellor’s Office Center to support campuses in leadership efforts to develop online and hybrid courses. She serves as the CSU Institutional Representative for Quality Matters and holds various QM certifications, as well as provides QM and QLT systemwide training. Previous to this role she served 8 years as an Associate Professor at CSU Northridge.
JIanjun Wang, Professor, California State University, Bakersfield
Jianjun Wang is professor of statistics and research design at CSU Bakersfield. He joined the faculty in 1993 and started online teaching in 1999. His three courses obtained perfect scores from external QM review. In 2014, he received a university-wide Faculty Scholarship and Creative Activity Award. In 2018, he was a recipient of the Faculty Leadership and Innovation Award from the CSU Chancellor’s Office.
Mary Bennett, Instructional Designer, California State University, Fresno
an Instructional Designer in “The Center for Faculty Excellence” at Fresno State. Mary works with faculty in the design and development of online and hybrid courses. In addition, she leads professional development opportunities, develops curriculum, and serves as a mentor to educators new to the world of online teaching. Mary is an advocate for student-centered learning environments, facilitated by instructors who engage students in active learning using technology.