As a faculty participant of the Digital Learning Certificate program, Dr. Pinnick is redesigning CHM 490: Synthetic Organic Chemistry in a hybrid format this semester. A seasoned chemistry faculty member, Dr. Pinnick understands that one of the common obstacles that students face when taking a chemistry course is the inadequate understanding of abstract concepts. Dr. Pinnick firmly believes that the best way of teaching concepts is to present them in a dynamic manner.
Professor Barbara Henning, M.A., DTR, teaches F&N 203, Introductory Foods: Selection and Preparation, this semester. This course introduces students to the principles of food selection, preparation, and meal planning. In the course, students learn a wide range of skills from cutting techniques to plate preparation, from boiling water to preparing complex sauces, and from broiling to baking. In the past, a great deal of class time was spent on demonstrating techniques to students, while they passively observed, limiting their time to complete the assigned tasks during class. Finding more class time for the students has been accomplished by moving the demonstrations online.
Dr. Meg Rincker, Assistant Professor of Political Science, taught POL 433 EXL, International Organization: Model United Nations. This course centers on the activities of the United Nations and the modalities of international diplomacy. The course provides students with practical experience as a student-diplomat and prepares them to participate as a distinguished diplomat at the American Model United Nations (AMUN) conference in Chicago.
As an advocate of innovative teaching, Dr. Sharon Schleigh, Assistant Professor of Science Education, turned her Physics 152 class completely inside out over the summer of 2013
Geralyn Farley, Associate Professor of HTM, teaches HTM 291 Quantity Food Production and Service. This course gives students an introduction to food preparation methods and service techniques in quantity food settings. In the course, students become familiar with ingredients and culinary terminology, learn to read and evaluate menus, develop recipe conversion and costing skills, and […]
Dan Suson, Ph.D., Professor of Physics, currently teaches Physics 220 online. Over the summer, Professor Suson spent time and took the use of Camtasia one step further by embedding quizzes into his recorded lectures. Rather than providing passive recorded lectures to his students, he utilized Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) standards to add quiz […]