CTLT

Center for Teaching, Learning & Technology

Instructional Continuity: Faculty Colleague Support Network: CSM

Instructional Continuity

Any one of an array of events can disrupt faculty’s ability to teach courses via on-campus, in-class sessions. Cal Poly’s commitment to students includes making sure that we provide students an opportunity to complete courses despite disruptions, whenever possible. The steady advancement of communication and instructional technologies has greatly enhanced faculty’s opportunities to provide quality virtual learning experiences in these situations. With  planning, training on selected user-friendly technologies, and available mentoring on effective instruction, faculty can be better prepared to continue instruction through many forms of instructional disruptions.



The Faculty Support Network brings together faculty who have experience with tools and techniques for effective virtual instruction as a resource for colleagues. With support through the provost's office, almost 90 faculty across campus are devoting between 4-8 hours a week through Spring Quarter to coaching and mentoring colleges. It is a complement to the CTLT's faculty support resources, services, and programs at a time of challenge adjusting to virtual instruction in Spring 2020.

Faculty in this network have significant experience, often including but not limited to participation in CTLT workshops, that enhance their virtual teaching skills. Listings are organized by college and each has noted their areas of particular experience so that colleagues can inquire about specific methods and tools of interest.

NOTE: Each faculty member's email address is clickable to send an email inquiry.

College of Science and Math
 

Alan Kiste

Chemistry & Biochemistry
Akiste@calpoly.edu

Virtual Instruction Experience

  • Online office hours
  • Recording screencasts
  • Recording lectures
  • Presenting live lectures
  • Facilitating live online discussions
  • Facilitating asynchronous online discussions

Instructional Technology Experience

  • PolyLearn
  • Zoom (synchronous sessions)
  • Zoom (asynchronous/recorded sessions)
  • OneDrive
  • MS Teams
  • iOS screen capture

Joni Roberts

Kinesiology & Public Health
jrober81@calpoly.edu

Virtual Instruction Experience

  • Online office hours
  • Presenting live lectures
  • Facilitating asynchronous online discussions
  • Facilitating online group work
  • Effective assignments online
  • Using formative online assessments
  • Quizzes and tests online

Instructional Technology Experience

  • Canvas
  • Zoom (synchronous sessions)
  • Zoom (asynchronous/recorded sessions)
  • OneDrive
  • Panopto
  • Educreations
  • PowerPoint

Erin Pearse

Mathematics
epearse@calpoly.edu

Virtual Instruction Experience

  • Online office hours
  • Recording screencasts
  • Quizzes and tests online

Instructional Technology Experience

  • Canvas
  • PolyLearn
  • Zoom (synchronous sessions)
  • Slack

Dana Paquin

Mathematics
dpaquin@calpoly.edu

Virtual Instruction Experience

  • Online office hours
  • Recording screencasts
  • Recording lectures
  • Presenting live lectures
  • Facilitating live online discussions
  • Facilitating asynchronous online discussions
  • Facilitating online group work
  • Quizzes and tests online
  • Student live presentations online
  • NOTE: was previously the Division Head of Mathematics for the Stanford University Online High School, and taught a range of advanced secondary- and university-level Stanford mathematics courses online.

Instructional Technology Experience

  • Canvas
  • PolyLearn
  • Zoom (synchronous sessions)
  • Zoom (asynchronous/recorded sessions)
  • Slack
  • Google Docs
  • Camtasia
  • PDFPenPro
  • PDFExpert (for annotating slides)
  • Scribblar

Andrea Somoza-Norton

School of Education
asomozan@calpoly.edu

Virtual Instruction Experience

  • Online office hours
  • Recording screencasts
  • Recording lectures
  • Presenting live lectures
  • Facilitating live online discussions
  • Facilitating asynchronous online discussions
  • Facilitating online group work
  • Effective assignments online
  • Using formative online assessments
  • Quizzes and tests online
  • Student live presentations online
  • Student recorded presentations

Instructional Technology Experience

  • Canvas
  • PolyLearn
  • Zoom (synchronous sessions)
  • Zoom (asynchronous/recorded sessions)
  • Screencast-O-Matic
  • OneDrive
  • Google Docs

Sonia Ramrakhiani

school of education
sramrakh@calpoly.edu

Virtual Instruction Experience

  • Online office hours
  • Effective assignments online
  • Using formative online assessments
  • Student recorded presentations

Instructional Technology Experience

  • PolyLearn
  • Zoom (synchronous sessions)
  • Zoom (asynchronous/recorded sessions)
  • OneDrive
  • Google Docs

Jay Olenowski

Statistics
jolenows@calpoly.edu

Virtual Instruction Experience

  • Online office hours
  • Recording screencasts
  • Recording lectures
  • Presenting live lectures
  • Facilitating live online discussions
  • Facilitating asynchronous online discussions
  • Effective assignments online
  • Using formative online assessments
  • Quizzes and tests online

Instructional Technology Experience

  • Canvas
  • PolyLearn
  • Zoom (synchronous sessions)
  • Zoom (asynchronous/recorded sessions)
  • YouTube
  • OneDrive
  • Google Docs

Beth Chance

Statistics
bchance@calpoly.edu

Virtual Instruction Experience

  • Online office hours
  • Facilitating live online discussions
  • Facilitating asynchronous online discussions
  • Facilitating online group work
  • Effective assignments online
  • Using formative online assessments
  • Quizzes and tests online
  • Guest speakers live visits
  • Guest speakers recorded visits
  • Student recorded presentations

Instructional Technology Experience

  • Canvas
  • PolyLearn
  • Zoom (synchronous sessions)
  • MS Teams
  • Google Docs

Samuel Frame

Statistics
sframe@calpoly.edu

Virtual Instruction Experience

  • Online office hours
  • Recording screencasts
  • Recording lectures
  • Facilitating live online discussions
  • Facilitating asynchronous online discussions
  • Facilitating online group work
  • Effective assignments online
  • Using formative online assessments
  • Quizzes and tests online
  • Student live presentations online
  • Student recorded presentations

Instructional Technology Experience

  • PolyLearn
  • Screencast-O-Matic

John Hagen

Chemistry
jhagen@calpoly.edu

Virtual Instruction Experience

  • Online office hours
  • Recording screencasts
  • Creating an inclusive course experience

    Instructional Technology Experience

    • PolyLearn
    • Zoom (synchronous sessions)
    • MS Teams
    • Google Docs

    Ashley McDonald

    Chemistry & Biochemistry
    armcdona@calpoly.edu

    Virtual Instruction Experience

    • Online office hours
    • Recording screencasts
    • Presenting live lectures
    • Facilitating live online discussions
    • Facilitating asynchronous online discussions
    • Online labs
    • Quizzes and tests online
    • Using chemistry specific software (like WebMO) for lab activities

    Instructional Technology Experience

    • Canvas
    • Zoom (synchronous sessions)
    • Slack
    • MS Teams
    • Google Docs

     

    Anelise Sabbag

    statistics
    asabbag@calpoly.edu

    Virtual Instruction Experience

    • Online office hours
    • Recording screencasts
    • Recording lectures
    • Facilitating asynchronous online discussions
    • Facilitating online group work
    • Effective assignments online
    • Online labs
    • Using formative online assessments
    • Student recorded presentations

    Instructional Technology Experience

    • PolyLearn
    • Screencast-O-Matic
    • Google Docs

    Gregory Scott

    Chemistry and Biochemistry
    gscott02@calpoly.edu

    Virtual Instruction Experience

    • Online office hours
    • Recording screencasts
    • Facilitating live online discussions
    • Facilitating asynchronous online discussions
    • Using formative online assessments

    Instructional Technology Experience

    • PolyLearn
    • Zoom (synchronous sessions)
    • Screencast-O-Matic
    • MS Teams
    • Google Docs
    • Other - Write In
    • Other - Write In
    • Camtasia
    • LabPal (my own web-based platform for flexible immediate feedback on algorithmic problem solving)

    Ed Himelblau

    Biological Sciences
    ehimelbl@calpoly.edu

    Virtual Instruction Experience

    • Recording screencasts
    • Pre-lab videos
    • On-line lab manual

    Instructional Technology Experience

    • PolyLearn
    • Google Docs
    • Camtasia
    • YouTube

    Billie-Jo Grant

    Statistics
    bgrant02@calpoly.edu

    Virtual Instruction Experience

    • Online office hours
    • Recording screencasts
    • Recording lectures
    • Presenting live lectures
    • Facilitating asynchronous online discussions
    • Effective assignments online
    • Using formative online assessments
    • Quizzes and tests online
    • Creating an inclusive course experience
    • Online learning systems

    Instructional Technology Experience

    • Canvas
    • PolyLearn
    • Zoom (synchronous sessions)
    • Zoom (asynchronous/recorded sessions)
    • Screencast-O-Matic
    • OneDrive
    • Google Docs
    • Akindi

    Nicole Hagobian

    Kinesiology
    nhagobia@calpoly.edu

    Virtual Instruction Experience

    • Online office hours
    • Recording screencasts
    • Recording lectures
    • Presenting live lectures
    • Facilitating live online discussions
    • Facilitating asynchronous online discussions
    • Facilitating online group work
    • Effective assignments online
    • Online labs
    • Quizzes and tests online
    • Guest speakers live visits
    • Guest speakers recorded visits
    • Student live presentations online
    • Student recorded presentations

    Instructional Technology Experience

    • PolyLearn
    • Zoom (synchronous sessions)
    • Zoom (asynchronous/recorded sessions)
    • OneDrive
    • Slack
    • Google Docs

    Jean Davidson

    Biology
    jdavid06@calpoly.edu

    Virtual Instruction Experience

    • Online office hours
    • Recording screencasts
    • Recording lectures
    • Presenting live lectures
    • Facilitating live online discussions
    • Facilitating asynchronous online discussions
    • Facilitating online group work
    • Effective assignments online
    • Online labs
    • Quizzes and tests online
    • Guest speakers live visits
    • Guest speakers recorded visits
    • Student live presentations online
    • Student recorded presentations

    Instructional Technology Experience

    • PolyLearn
    • Zoom (synchronous sessions)
    • Zoom (asynchronous/recorded sessions)
    • OneDrive
    • Slack
    • Google Docs

    Amy Iscold

    public health |  psychology and child development
    aiscold@calpoly.edu

    Virtual Instruction Experience

    • Online office hours
    • Facilitating asynchronous online discussions
    • Facilitating online group work
    • Effective assignments online
    • Using formative online assessments
    • Quizzes and tests online
    • Supporting students with disabilities
    • Creating an inclusive course experience

    Instructional Technology Experience

    • Canvas
    • Zoom (synchronous sessions)
    • Google Docs

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