Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM: Concurrent Sessions
Foreseeing the Future
Quality Design when Quality Matters; That is a "Wicked" Course!
This session will be presenting a community college's coordinated effort to apply effective solutions to course content and content delivery challenges by Design Thinking practices using Quality Matters Standards for continuous course improvement.
The participants will identify the role of wicked problems in design thinking
The participants will skillfully apply Design Thinking for quality course design solutions
The participants will compare by evaluation the roles of stakeholders in quality course design
Intended Participants: Role
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
People with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
Rachel Plybon Beach, Assistant Professor, Pierpont Community & Technical College
Rachel Beach is an Assistant Professor of Applied Design at Pierpont Community & Technical College in north-central West Virginia. She currently is serving a second 2-year term on the Curriculum Committee, sits on Faculty Senate, and has completed QM Workshops since 2011. Rachel is a graduate student at West Virginia University's College of Education and Human Services completing a master's in Instructional Design and Technology. She is married and mother of twin boys in Morgantown, WV.