March 22 • Using Scaffolding to Promote Student Interaction
Join us to talk with Shana Stump from IUPUI about how she promotes student interaction in her online course using a scaffolding technique. Stump will share how she incorporates peer review in her course by starting with low-impact practices, building to complex peer review reflections, and culminating in a mock trial exercise. She will walk through how she uses the peer review tool in Canvas with her online students. We will also get a chance to see how Stump aligns learning outcomes at the assignment, course, and program levels.
Shana Stump is a clinical assistant professor of political science in the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. She is an attorney licensed to practice in Indiana who served as a law clerk to an Indiana Supreme Court justice and practiced civil litigation at a large law firm before teaching full time. Stump teaches courses in the political science department and paralegal studies and legal studies programs, including Introduction to Law, Constitutional Law, Gender and the Law, Litigation, and Legal Research and Writing. She has presented at national, regional, and local teaching conferences on critical reflection, teaching critical thinking, and online course design. She has presented to lawyer and paralegal audiences on topics including the Indiana constitution and technology and the law.
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April 12 • Building Leadership Skills in a Large Online Class
Join us for our last webinar this semester to talk with Nancy Evans about teaching online with a class of 300+ students. Evans will share the cascading technique she used to build leadership skills (a learning outcome) in her business course. The technique teaches students how to best use video conferencing (Zoom) to engage with each other in a large online setting. Not just for soft skills, this engagement method can be used in other subject areas to encourage students to work together in a virtual environment. Evans will also share how she used Canvas Studio to make her online course easy to navigate.
Nancy Evans is director of professional skills in the area of communication, professional, and computer skills at the Kelley School of Business in Bloomington. She joined Kelley in 2017 from the School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI, where she taught in the Department of Computer Information and Graphics Technology for 16 years. Evans brings experience in the business world, career coaching skills, and teaching experience to her current leadership role at the Kelley Compass program, which teaches about 7,700 undergraduates per year. She has delivered presentations at numerous conferences related to critical thinking, flipped classrooms, online learning, and students’ perceptions of meaningfulness. She has been awarded the Frank E. Burley Distinguished Professor Award for service and two Outstanding Teaching Awards. She is a Senior Mosaic Fellow and FACET member. Evans holds a PhD in Educational Studies from Ball State University.
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