Teaching Festival Preview: Global Learning, WebNet+, Inclusive Teaching and more

Feb. 9, 2018

Teaching Festival Preview: Global Learning, WebNet+, Inclusive Teaching and more
Faculty and staff from across disciplines will present or speak during roundtables and poster sessions on the opening day of the Teaching Festival.

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to participate in the sessions that kick off the 2018 Webster University Teaching Festival, which on Monday will feature presentations and discussions on global learning, teaching in the WebNet+ format and inclusive teaching.

The first day of the Teaching Festival will also feature a poster session, reception and open house at the Academic Resource Center in Loretto Hall 40. All are welcome to stop by there for refreshments, to learn about the ARC, and engage with the presenters from 3-5 p.m.

Monday's lineup of panels and roundtable discussions and presenters is listed below. Visit the Teaching Festival section of the website for a full schedule of all of the week's events, presenters and session descriptions.

9:30-10:30 a.m. PANEL DISCUSSION: Global Learning in an Online Worldwide Curricula

Library Conference Room, or online via WebEx session

  • Tyann Cherry, Manager, Operations & Faculty Support, Online Learning Center
  • Kevin Gitonga, Manager, Training & Instructional Design, Online Learning Center
  • Kelly Heath, Director, Office of Study Abroad
  • Kim McGrath, Director, Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) 
  • Hannah Verity, Director, Global Program Development

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.: ROUNDTABLE: International Curriculum Choose Your Adventure: A Canvas, WebNet+, Online, Global Teaching Story

Library Conference Room

  • Tyann Cherry, Manager, Operations & Faculty Support, Online Learning Center
  • Kevin Gitonga, Manager, Training & Instructional Design, Online Learning Center
  • Debbie Psihountas, Professor, Business Dept.
  • Hannah Verity, Director, Global Program Development

12-1 p.m.: ROUNDTABLE: Inclusive Teaching Roundtable

Library Conference Room

  • Hasmik Chakaryan, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Professional Counseling 
  • Colette Cummings, Associate Dean of Students and Director, Multicultural Center & International Student Affairs
  • Kim Kleinman, Director, Undergraduate Advising
  • Terri Reilly, Adjunct Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Nick Tamarkin, Instructor, School of Education
  • Kelsey Wingo, Sustainability Planner, Facilities Operations

3-5 p.m.: Poster Session, Reception, ARC Open House

In the afternoon, stop by the Academic Resource Center for a reception, the annual poster session and the ARC Open House. See more details in this preview.

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