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Burns2019

Registration for the 2020 John M. Burns Conference is now open, click here to register. 

Adjusting to Teaching in a Global Pandemic: 10:30am-12:00pm 

Panelists: Dr. Chris Smith (Musicology), Dr. Justin Hart (History), and Dr. Malinda Colwell (Human Development and Family Studies)
In this discussion, the panelists will address issues of achieving learning outcomes, adapting content or assessment, engaging, and caring for students in the midst of changing times. They will share their reflections about the overall experience as related to their teaching experiences and ways in which they may have changed for the better.

Break for Lunch

Afternoon Session: 1:00-2:00pm (Student Panel)                   

Adjusting to Learning in a Global Pandemic

Panelists: 

  • Ashton Vanhoose, Marketing
  • Karlee Combest, Sport Management
  • Ashley Moreno-Góngora, Graduate Student in Chemistry
  • Brianna Edwards, Agricultural Communications
  • Angel Avila, Marketing and Public Relations

Moderator: Bob McDonald

In this panel discussion, students will share their perspectives and experiences with the audience, including challenges from the pivot to remote teaching and learning. We'll ask them what worked well, what did not work as successfully, and what they wish their professors knew about learning in these unusual times. Their feedback promises to be helpful and insightful.

Lightning Round: 2:00-3:00pm

2:00-2:15pm

Dr. Angela Lumpkin: Our Moral Obligation to Students: Teaching in a Pandemic and at Other Times

2:15-2:30pm

Drs. Sylvia Niehaus and Shera Jackson: Reflections on Teaching During the COVID-19 Pandemic: What matters? What worked?

2:30-2:45pm

Dr. Jenna LaFreniere: Examining and Communicating Expectations

2:45-3:00pm

Dr. Brock Williams: Using Learning Assistants in Online Environments

 

For information regarding the Burns Conference, please contact members of the conference planning team: Bob McDonald, Suzanne Tapp, and Patrick Hughes.

Additional Information

Teaching, Learning, & Professional Development Center