Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 9:45am - 10:45am
Crystal Gasell works as an academic services senior professional at CU Online where her main focus is faculty training and support. Her areas of interest include student success through online community and academic integrity. She recently began her doctorate at Boise State University in Educational Technology.
Mike Kenney loves new technologies in the classroom and looks for ways to accomplish specific objectives using (and not using) technology. He is currently co-lead for Academic Technology and Faculty Support within Information Technology Services at Case Western Reserve University. He is a former professor in the Chemistry Department at CWRU where he taught classes numbering greater than 300 students. He has been recognized for his classroom instruction and his active involvement with student organizations.
Amy Linville is a course developer for CU Online and a recent graduate of the Information and Learning Technologies Masters program at UC Denver. Linville's primary focus is to assist faculty through online training and development. She is a huge advocate for embracing new educational technologies and finding ways to implement these new concepts into the online classroom.
Brian Yuhnke adamantly believes that if teaching is boring then it is even more so for the students. Motivated to engage educators in the use of technology to make teaching and learning fun and innovative, Yuhnke works with faculty at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. As an instructional designer, he also develops and maintains the university’s academic technology architecture. With a strong interest in new pedagogical approaches to teaching and learning, he utilizes his 15 years of experience to inspire future educators as a network faculty in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver.
Jennifer Thompson is collegiate professor and program chair of the Department of Psychology at University of Maryland University College. Prior to teaching at UMUC, Thompson completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Voice, Speech, and Language Section of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health. Thompson received her B.A. in Psychology and American History from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. She received both her M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology from American University in Washington, DC.