Faculty Forum: Designing Online Discussions to Promote Engagement

Date : Thursday, October 1, 2020
Time : 11:00 am–12:00 pm (EDT)
Audience: Instructors, Instructors at Commonwealth Campuses

Presented by: Commonwealth Campus Faculty Development and Keep Teaching Faculty Development Group

In this Faculty Forum hosted by the Center for Teaching and eLearning Initiatives at Penn State Behrend, faculty will share their experiences in designing and facilitating engaging discussions in both synchronous and asynchronous online environments. Take this opportunity to find out what has been working well for faculty in the online classroom. This session will include time for questions for the panelists.

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Eric Robbins, M.B.A.
Associate Director of Corporate Outreach and Research
Administrative Program Chair, MBA Program
Assistant Teaching Professor, Finance
Black School of Business

John Champagne, Ph.D.
Professor of English, School of Humanities & Social Sciences
Penn State Laureate, 2018–19

James F. Fairbank, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Management, Business & Management and MBA/iMBA/oMBA Programs
Black School of Business

Jonathan Gunnell, Ed.D.
Director, eLearning Initiatives
Center for Teaching and eLearning

Rebecca McCormick
Instructional Designer
Center for Teaching and eLearning Initiatives