Monday, October 26th, 2020
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM: Concurrent Sessions
Foreseeing the Future
Lessons for Faculty to Take Forward: Managing & Planning for the Next Emergency
Caught off guard when the global crisis hit? In groups, we will bring to focus, community college faculty successes and challenges, to develop personnel, technology, professional development and culture that support faculty and students in crises.
Learning Objectives
Share responses to the Spring 2020 crisis in order to assess best practice.
Identify resource needs to include proctored testing and professional development.
Solicit, from student and faculty point of view, ways to mitigate future classroom disruptions.
Intended Participants: Role
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
People with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
Sherrell Wheeler, Director of Online Quality Assurance, New Mexico State University Alamogordo
Sherrell Wheeler is the Director of Online Quality Assurance and Professor of Business at New Mexico State University Alamogordo. Sherrell serves as a Master Reviewer, a QM Coordinator and facilitates online workshops and courses for QM. Sherrell oversees all aspects of online delivery and design at her institution. She was the 2017 recipient of the “Making a Difference for Students by an Individual” award presented by Quality Matters.

Ramona Becker, Instructional Consultant, New Mexico State University Alamogordo
Ramona Becker is the Instructional Consultant for the Online Quality Assurance Department at New Mexico State University Alamogordo. Ramona serves as a QM Coordinator and Course Review Manager. Additionally, Ramona serves as the Canvas Administrator and assists faculty with accessibility during course design.

Kim Lopez Gallagher, Professor, New Mexico State University Alamogordo
Kim Lopez Gallagher has taught at NMSU Alamogordo since 2005. Kim was an early adopter to online teaching, first designing online courses as far back as 2005. Kim is part of the Quality Assurance Team at NMSU Alamogordo. She is a Master Reviewer. Kim teaches philosophy, U.S. history and government in both the face to face and online formats. Kim has a Master's degree in Liberal Arts from St. John's College in Santa Fe, NM and a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from the University of Southern California.

Kathy Roark-Diehl, Professor of English, New Mexico State University Alamogordo
Kathy Roark-Diehl is professor of English at NMSU Alamogordo. She has been teaching at NMSU since 1992 and NMSU Alamogordo since 1999. She has been teaching online since 2012. She is a Quality Matters Master Reviewer and believes Quality Matters has made her a better teacher in all medium.

Karen May, Adjunct Professor of Business, New Mexico State University Alamogordo
Karen May has taught for 43 years in Business and Office Technology. She has had 12 courses meet the required rubrics and reviewed over 80 courses. She is an author and speaker at national, regional, and state conferences. She served on the 6th edition Rubric Committee.