Session Description

Friday, April 9th, 2021
4:20 PM - 5:10 PM: Concurrent Sessions
Feedforward not Feedback: Creating Feeding Cycles to Superpower Instructor Presence
Students value individualized and timely feedback. However, suboptimal course design can limit instructors' ability to meet feedback expectations.

This presentation focuses on designing courses using feeding cycles, which leverage feedforward to make room for high quality feedback.
Learning Objectives
Differentiate between feedback and feedforward.
Recognize course elements that limit the ability for instructors to provide quality feedback.
Create feeding cycles to improve student satisfaction/success and decrease instructor workload.
Presentation Files
Patrick Dempsey, Director of the Office of Digital Teaching and Learning, Loyola University Maryland
Patrick is the Director of the Office of Digital Teaching and Learning at Loyola University Maryland. He earned his Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Liberty University and holds an M.B.A. in Organizational Management, M.Div. in Professional Ministries, and M.A. in Pastoral Counseling. He has published and presented widely on engaging faculty in instructional design, communities of inquiry and transformative learning, and quality assurance in online classes. His forthcoming title Creating Transformative Online Communities in Higher Education (Routledge) will be released in June, 2021.

Higher Ed. Quality in Action Conference

April 8, 2021 — Workshops
April 9, 2021 — Sessions
10:00 am - 6:00 pm Eastern (convert time zone)

Agenda At-a-Glance

10:00  - 11:00 am: Keynote
11:10 am - 12:00 pm: Concurrent sessions
12:00 - 1:00 pm: Networking break
1:00 - 1:50 pm: Concurrent sessions
2:00 - 2:50 pm: Concurrent sessions
2:50 - 3:20 pm: Networking break
3:20 - 4:10 pm: Concurrent sessions
4:20 - 5:10 pm: Concurrent sessions
5:20 - 6:00 pm: Closing Town Hall