Monday, October 26th, 2020
1:40 PM - 4:40 PM: Workshop
Improv Your Way to Better Faculty / Designer Relationships
Join us for an interactive and hands-on workshop where participants learn how to collaboratively communicate in a fun and comical way and that can be immediately implemented at your institutions post QM Connect.
Learning Objectives
Develop creative conversations by saying "yes, and…" instead of "no"
Make positive, spontaneous responses to difficult or awkward situations.
Facilitate improvisational games at your institution.
Intended Participants: Role
Instructional Designers
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
People with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
Penny Ralston-Berg, Senior Instructional Designer, Penn State World Campus
As a Senior Instructional Designer, Penny works with faculty to design and develop online programs. She also works on special projects related to quality standards, process improvements and faculty development. She has served as a chair of the QM-IDA, a member of the QM Academic Advisory Council and is also the QM Coordinator for Penn State.

Eddie Andreo, Associate Vice-President for Distance Learning, Cowley College
Eddie leads the Instructional Design processes and administers the online campus component of the College by facilitating technology-rich instruction and learning through collaborative curricular innovation. Eddie has over 15 years of Higher Education and is a Certified APPQMR Facilitator. In addition, Eddie is a Certified Peer and Master Reviewer and has served on numerous external Peer Reviews.