Facilitators & Themes

  • Spring 2020 facilitators were Lisa Elfring (OIA), Paul Blowers (Chemical Engineering), Cheryl Cuillier (Associate Librarian), Jennifer Ravia (Nutrition), Chad Park (Chemistry & Biochemistry), Jessie Brown (Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences), Tim Ottusch (Family Studies & Human Development), Dana Narter (Psychology), Darin Knapp (Family Studies & Human Development), Samantha Orchard (School of Plant Sciences), Kate Bunton (Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences), Laura Mcallister Smith (Academic Inits & Stdnt Success), Nicole Schmidt (Academic Inits & Stdnt Success), Byron Hempel (Chemical & Environmental Engineering), Sarah Lavelle (Nutritional Sciences), Lindsay Hansen (OIA), Tom Wilson (Honors College), Angela Kaczowka (Agric Educ Tech & Innov), Erin Galyen (OIA), Phyllis Brodsky (OIA), Mascha Gemein (OIA), and Sarah Grace (Academic Affairs)
    • Spring 2020 focused  on student engagement: what it is, how faculty can help students engage with each other, with the course content, and with the instructor! The book we used as a reference was Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty, available online from the library. 
    • Resources from the faculty learning community kick-off can be found here

 

  • Fall 2019 facilitators were Amy Graham (Chemistry), Erin Dokter (OIA), Paul Blowers (Chemical Engineering), Jackie Maximillian (Soil, Water, and Env.Science), Kate Bunton (Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences), Jennifer Ravia (Nutrition), Cheryl Cuillier (Associate Librarian), Darin Knapp (Family Studies & Human Development), Sarah Grace (Academic Affairs), Steven Petritis (Graduate Student), Tim Ottusch (Family Studies & Human Development), Dana Narter (Psychology), Krys Ziska Strange (Technology & Innovation), Byron Hempel (Chemical & Environmental Engineering), Chad Park (Chemistry & Biochemistry), Tom Wilson (Honors College), Mascha Gemein (OIA)
    • Fall 2019 focused on best teaching practices: what those are, how they can be implemented in any course, and how they transform teaching and learning.  The book we used as a reference was Teaching at its Best. 

    • Click here for the FLC kick off slides and here for the FLC wrap up slides

 

  • Spring 2019 facilitators were Ray Barnes (Architecture), Paul Blowers (Chemical Engineering), Kate Bunton (Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences), Ronnie Mullins (Nutritional Sciences), Amy Graham (Chemistry), Darin Knapp (Family Studies & Human Development), Kayle Skorupski (Nutritional Sciences), Jackie Maximillian (Soil, Water, and Env.Science), Mike Mulcahy (School of Theater, Film, and Television), Dana Narter (Psychology), Tim Ottusch (Family Studies & Human Development), and Tom Wilson (Honors College)

 

  • Fall 2018 facilitators were Ray Barnes (Architecture), Paul Blowers (Chemical Engineering), Jessica Kapp (Geosciences), Kate Bunton (Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences), Zoe Cohen (Physiology), Ronnie Mullins (Nutritional Sciences), Amy Graham (Chemistry), Rich Harper (School of Criminology & Criminal Justice), Joela Jacobs (German Studies), Darin Knapp (Family Studies & Human Development), Kayle Skorupski (Nutritional Sciences), Jackie Maximillian (Soil, Water, and Env.Science), Mike Mulcahy (School of Theater, Film, and Television), Dana Narter (Psychology), Jennifer Ravia (Nutrition), and Tom Wilson (Honors College). 

 

  • Spring 2018 facilitators were Ray Barnes (Architecture), Paul Blowers (Chemical Engineering), Jessica Kapp (Geosciences), Kate Bunton (Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences), Zoe Cohen (Physiology), Lisa Elfring (Molecular & Cellular Biology), Ronnie Mullins (Nutritional Sciences), Amy Graham (Chemistry), Rich Harper (School of Criminology & Criminal Justice), Kayle Skorupski (Nutritional Sciences) and Tom Wilson (Honors College)

 

  • Fall 2017 facilitators were Ray Barnes (Architecture), Paul Blowers (Chemical Engineering) Kate Bunton (Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences), Eric Case (Management Information Systems), Zoe Cohen (Physiology), Erin Dokter (Office of Instruction and Assessment), Lisa Elfring (Molecular & Cellular Biology), Amy Graham (Chemistry), Rich Harper (School of Criminology & Criminal Justice), Mike Mulcahy (School of Theatre, Film & Television), Dana Narter (Psychology), Kayle Skorupski (Nutritional Sciences) and Tom Wilson (Honors College)
    • Fall 2017 focused on diversity.
    • The FLCs also co-hosted an event at the UA with Dr. Carl Weiman at the end of the fall semester.