Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
12:00 PM - 12:25 PM: Concurrent Sessions
Texas 5
Engagement Strategies for Faculty
Session Title
Changing the Mindset Against Online Teaching: Confessions of an Economics Professor
In this session, participants will hear how one economics professor overcame more than 10 years of his resistance and skepticism and finally embraced online course design and delivery for his classes.
Learning Objectives
Formulate strategies and devise incentives to elicit faculty buy-in.
Identify misconceptions that dissuade faculty from teaching online.
Develop ways to foster collaboration and relationships between faculty and instructional designers.
Intended Participants - Role
Instructional Designers
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
Participants with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
Dr. Jonathan Munemo, Associate Professor of Economics, Salisbury University
Jonathan Munemo is an Associate Professor of Economics in the Perdue School of Business at Salisbury University in Maryland. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from West Virginia University. Prior to joining Salisbury University, he worked at other academic institutions and was a consultant at the World Bank for several years. His main areas of research interest include international trade, development finance, business regulations, and entrepreneurship. He is also a certified QM Master Reviewer.

Safaa Said, Instructional Designer, Salisbury University
I have been working in Higher Education for over 20 years during which I have broad experience in online teaching as well in Instructional Design and Technology. My experience with Quality Matters started in 2008 when I became a Certified Peer Course Review and followed by completing several training workshops in online and hybrid course designs and how to meet the QM Standards. I am a QM Certified Master Course Reviewer as well as Program Reviewer.