Session Description

Friday, April 9th, 2021
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM: Concurrent Sessions
Interactive Approaches for Meeting Student Learning Outcomes in a Virtual Setting: Practical Examples from an Online Dietetics Program
Join faculty and an instructional designer from University of Alaska Anchorage as we share ideas for improving learner/content interaction (i.e., OER, e-portfolios, simulation labs) followed by practical solutions to modify and adapt these approaches for use within other programs.
Learning Objectives
Identify challenges to learner/content interaction in online programs and classes.
Summarize strategies for improving learning/content interaction in online programs and classes.
Explain how to modify and adapt strategies for improving learning/content interaction.
Presentation Files
Leslie Redmond, Assistant Professor, University of Alaska Anchorage
Leslie Redmond is a registered dietitian with a master’s degree in kinesiology and a doctorate degree in human nutrition from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Dietetics and Nutrition at the University of Alaska Anchorage, where her research interests include the promotion of nutrition and physical activity to decrease chronic disease burden in Indigenous populations and sustainable solutions to food insecurity among college students.

Amanda Walch, Assistant Professor, University of Alaska Anchorage
Amanda Walch is an Associate Professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage with a teaching and research focus on food security, diet quality, and underserved populations. She earned her PhD from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and has lived and worked in the local community for 20 years.

Amy Urbanus, Assistant Professor of Dietetics and Nutrition, University of Alaska Anchorage
Amy Urbanus is an Assistant Professor in the UAA Dietetics and Nutrition department. Her area of interest and focus is chronic disease management and education. Amy has been a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator in the Anchorage community for 20 years.

Katie Walker, Instructional Designer and Lead QMC, University of Alaska Anchorage
I have been working for the University of Alaska for almost 20 years in a variety of staff and faculty roles.

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