Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room: Lawrence A
Margo Coleman-Seiffert is a collegiate Professor with the University of Maryland University College (UMUC), where she teaches both undergraduate psychology and statistics courses. She is also involved in efforts to redesign UMUC’s learning model, adaptive learning pilots, and has been a member of shared governance. She has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Hahnemann University and a Master's degree in Public Policy from the University of Chicago.
Ravi Mittal is a collegiate professor at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) where he teaches international business, operations management, and project management in the MBA program. Mittal has led the effort to redesign UMUC’s MBA to incorporate principles of competency based learning. He has over 25 years of teaching experience at the graduate and undergraduate levels in management and engineering. Mittal hold a Ph.D. in Industrial and Management Systems Engineering from Penn State University.
David Thomas, PhD, is the director of academic technology at the University of Colorado Denver where he oversees faculty support, program development and the academic technology product portfolio for both the downtown and Anschutz Medical campuses. Thomas teaches in the School of Education and the College of Arts and Media, both online and in the classroom. He is a widely published game journalist and the co-author of the Videogame Journalism Style Guide and Reference Manual.
Alli Woods is the associate vice provost for Faculty Development for the University of Maryland University College where she is responsible for faculty training for the university including live webinars, asynchronous workshops, required courses and trainings, and mentoring. Woods also works with the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) as an AQIP peer reviewer. She holds an undergraduate degree from Ohio University and a master's degree from Bowling Green State University.
Wm. Preston Davis is director of instructional services for Northern Virginia Community College. He is responsible for learning and technology resources through NOVA’s ELI distance learning unit of the college. Davis has worked in higher education as faculty, administrator, and consultant. He manages technology training and certification of faculty, and leads the OER initiative at NOVA. Davis holds an Ed.D. in Administration and Policy from The George Washington University.