Recent Work

Answering the Call: New Motivation for Online Teaching Excellence

Online Teaching Conference, June 18, 2019

Small Teaching Online

Authored with James M. Lang, June 2019

Small Online Teaching Strategies That Engage Students and Improve Learning

University of Missoury Celebration of Teaching, May 2019; Teaching Professor Conference, June 2019

How to Be a Better Online Teacher

The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 2019

Implementing Adaptive Learning: Lessons Learned from Northern Arizona University 

SUNY Center for Professional Development, April 2019

National Priority One: Empowering Instructional Designers to Improve Student Success

Educause Learning Initiative, February 2019

Grading Strategies to Promote Academic Integrity and Rigor

Magna Online Seminar, October 2019

Build International Student Success with Intercultural Awareness

Magna Online Seminar, September 2018

Emotional Presence: Teaching, Learning and the Science of Emotion

Magna 20-Minute Mentors 3-pack

Helping Faculty Help Students: Northern Arizona University’s Faculty Professional Development Efforts

Co-presented with K Laurie Dickson, AASCU Academic Affairs 2018 Summer Meeting, July 2018

What Do Instructional Designers Actually Do? Defining Our Role Through Professional Communities of Practice.

#ELI2018 Encore! Achieving Student Success Through New Models of Learning, July 2018

Emotions in Online Teaching, Online Classroom newsletter, Vol 18, No. 7, July 2018

Walking a Mile in Our Students’ Shoes

ACUE Community Blog, June 2018

Faculty Development and the ID2ID Program

Educause Transforming Higher Ed blog, May 2018

Collaborative Learning Approaches that Support Neurodiverse Students

Magna Online Seminar, April 2018

Why Some Students Struggle with Group Work, March 2018

What Do Instructional Designers Actually Do? Defining Our Roles through Professional Communities of Practice 

Co-presented with Heather Garcia, Educause Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting, January 2018

Elevate Rigor, Foster Academic Integrity, and Apply UDL: Tech-Enabled Strategies to Improve Student Learning

Co-presented with Heather Garcia, Educause Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting, January 2018

Harness the Power of Emotions to Help Your Students Learn, January 2018

How to Implement an Adaptive Learning Program

in Online Classroom, Vol. 17 No. 12, December 2017

Let’s Solve the Right Damn Problem: Intentional Teaching with Technology

Co-presented with Wally Nolan, Magna Teaching With Technology (MTWT) Conference,
October 2017, 2016, 2015; Faculty Focus Premium, January 2017

So, What is the Real Problem?

Faculty Focus Premium, January 2017

Embracing Emotional Presence in Our Online and Face-to-Face Classes

Co-presented with Kristin Ziska-Strange, MTWT, October 2017

Disasters, Catastrophes and Adaptive: Tales from the Trenches

Co-presented with Lisa Skinner and Wally Nolan, MTWT, October 2017

Adopting Adaptive: Anticipating the Adventure

Co-presented with Matthew Minister and Wally Nolan, Southwest Symposium on Teaching and Learning, August 2017

Embracing Emotional Presence in Our Online and Face-to-Face Classes

Educause Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting, February 2017

How do I Align Learning Objectives with Technology Using Backward Design?

Magna 20-Minute Mentor, January 2017

Getting Started with Tools and Technology that Foster Meaningful Engagement

Co-presented with Linda Shadow and John Doherty, The Teaching Professor Conference, Atlanta, GA; May 2015

Blended for Student Engagement and Retention: The Case of Cinema and Visual Culture and Healthy Lifestyle Studies

Co-authored with Ishmael Munene and John Doherty, September 2014
in Models for Improving and Optimizing Online and Blended Learning in Higher Education, IGI Global

Play to Learn: Incorporating the Affective Domain in our Course Design

Northern Arizona University – Teaching Seminar, May 2014

Principles of Curriculum Design

Operation Mobilisation EquipT Conference, April 2014

NAU’s Application of Service Blueprinting

Educause Online Fall Focus Session, November 2013

 How Quality Matters Can Facilitate Student Engagement

Co-presented with Sharon Gorman, Southwest Institute for Learning with Technology, October 2013

Effective Online and Blended Course Design

Operation Mobilisation Area Trainers’ Meetings, September 2013