2020 – 2021 Teaching Innovation Fellows

Candice benjes-small

Kristin conradi smith

Paul Heideman

Dana lashley

Sara mattavelli

Anne Rasmussen

Meghan Sinton Miller

Dana willner

Peiyu Yang

Fellow Portfolio

Making your Course Modular

Making your Course Modular

Interested in modular course design but don’t know where to start? Have an existing Blackboard course that you’d like to revise to make it more user-friendly? In this hands-on workshop, Computer Science Professor and STLI Fellow Dana Willner we will work with participants to implement or revise modular design for your course. Part of module creation will involve using features of Blackboard to improve navigation for students and maintaining consistency….

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Getting Started with Gradescope

Getting Started with Gradescope

Are you curious about a state-of-the-art technology that will transform your grading experience? Would you like to easily access detailed data about your exams and how students are doing on individual problems? Chemistry Professor and STLI Fellow Dana Lashley discusses Gradescope, an artificial intelligence-assisted grading platform, and how to streamline grading in a large class setting. After this learning lab, you will have the tools needed to get started on your next exam. …

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Develop a Website for your Teaching & Research

Develop a Website for your Teaching & Research

Are you interested in developing a web presence for your teaching research and publications that can be referenced in your syllabi, class sessions, PowerPoints, publications, and more? Join Anne Rasmussen, professor and STLI fellow, as she explores university-supported technologies used to practice editing, uploading, presenting, organizing, and storing audiovisual materials from her own ethnographic research….

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Bolster Student Resilience without Changing Your Course

Bolster Student Resilience without Changing Your Course

Have you ever wanted to know how to help a student in distress? Do you want to make your class “less stressful,” but need ideas on how to do so? Join Meghan Sinton Miller, professor and STLI Fellow as she discusses ways to make classes flexible and supportive without having to change course content. Meghan also reviews ways to connect students to different support systems on-campus….

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Student Engagement Tips and Tricks for New Faculty

Student Engagement Tips and Tricks for New Faculty

When we came together last semester for our STLI Workshop: Small Teaching for New Faculty Katalin Wargo and Candice Benjes-Small discussed the book Small Teaching and shared problems of practice. During this workshop, it was discovered that many of the faculty experiences related specifically to student engagement online. As William & Mary continues the academic year in a blended learning environment, Katalin and Candice invite new faculty to join the conversation and share tips and tricks to engage students online….

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