Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
3:15 PM - 4:05 PM: Concurrent Sessions
Texas 6
Engagement Strategies for Faculty
Session Title
Building an Engaging Faculty Learning Community with QM and the Community of Inquiry Framework
What happens when an institution's greatest investment is threatened by a lack of community? A pre-tenure faculty learning community (FLC) is formed. Discuss and explore how an engaging FLC can be built using QM and the Community of Inquiry framework.
Learning Objectives
Describe the Community of Inquiry and its components.
Identify the characteristics of an effective faculty learning community.
Apply the Community of Inquiry components to building a pre-tenure faculty learning community.
Intended Participants - Role
Instructional Designers
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
Participants with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
Dr. Julia S. Frink, Assistant Professor, Tarrant County College, Connect Campus
Julia S. Frink is an Assistant Professor for the Tarrant County College, Connect campus. Prior to becoming faculty she was an instructional designer at Texas A&M University-Commerce and mentored faculty who taught online and blended courses. She earned certifications from Quality Matters, the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) and the Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning (OLC & Penn State). Her teaching experience was focused in the business schools of North Texas universities.

William Torres, Instructional Design Specialist, Tarrant County College