Category Archives: Faculty Spotlight

Teaching with Technology Faculty Showcase, Spring 2015

This year the first Teaching with Technology Faculty Showcase was on March 19, 2015. It is organized by ATIG as a biannual event – every fall and spring semester the showcase features faculty courses and projects that are innovative, interesting, and … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Podcast Panels with Dr. Lenore Martin

Instructor: Lenore Martin, PhD., Professor of Political Science Lenore Martin is the chair of the Political Science Department; she is also an Associate of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University and serves as an Associate at the Center for Middle Eastern … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Laurie Johnston – Best ECLearn Site Award Winner Fall 2014

Dr. Johnston is an Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies and the Director of Fellowships at Emmanuel College. Her special interests are in Christian social ethics, war, peace and religion. At the recent “Teaching with Technology Faculty Showcase” in the … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Kelly Grant – A Successful Hybrid Course Design Example

Instructor: Kelly Grant, MSIB Course: Strategic Management, MGMT 4303 The capstone course is designed to demonstrate the connection between Corporate Social Responsibility, Operations, Marketing, Financial Management, and Organizational Structure when formulating a long term business-level or corporate strategy. In order to … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Jaime Vidaurrazaga – Collectively Prepared Study Guides Using ECLearn Discussions and Pages

Instructor:  Jaime Vidaurrazaga, PhD. Assistant Professor of Theology & Religious Studies Courses: THRS1103 Exploring Catholic Theology, THRS 1111 Exploring the Bible, THRS2203 Jesus & Christian Ethics, THRS2213 Latin American Liberation Theology, FYS1101.57 Christian Morality in the Roman World About the … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Richard White – Online Video Conferencing

Instructor: Richard J. White Course: HRM/MSM 9019 OL Negotiation and Conflict Management About the Project: This course uses simulated negotiation exercises focused on problems in a management/human relations environment to provide negotiations experiences. These experiences are then analyzed using course materials and … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Regina Rutter – Video Resumes

Instructor: Dr. Regina Rutter, Lecturer in the Department of Management and Economics Course: MGMT3496 – Management Internship and ACCT3296 – Accounting Internship About the Project: Students were assigned to develop a two-three minute video resume that is typically used to supplement a traditional … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Flipping The Classroom with Dr. Clare Mehta and Prof. R. Bryan Sears

This month faculty spotlight is on Prof. R. Bryan Sears and Dr. Clare Mehta. Here, their experience is shared as a logical continuation of a hot topic at Emmanuel College, addressed in a recent post: “What Is a Flipped Classroom?.” ATIG staff interviewed the two … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Melanie Leussis – Using ECLearn (Canvas) Badges to Foster Learning

Instructor:  Dr. Melanie Leussis, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology Courses:  PSYC 2801/2802 – Research Methods and Statistics I & II About the Project:  The American Psychological Association (APA) has outlined a very specific and extensive set of rules governing writing … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Xiaowei Zhao – Using PowToon to Create Online Presentations

Instructor: Xiaowei Zhao, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology Course: PSYC1501 General Psychology About the Project: The skill of delivering good presentations is very important for students’ success both at school and for their future career. It needs to be honed … Continue reading

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