2022 Conference Schedule

Wednesday, August 17th


2022 Conference Logo

8:00am-9:00am
TSC 
Registration
9:00 – 9:30am
TSC Ballroom

 

Opening Remarks & Awards:
Travis Thurston | Director of Teaching Excellence, Empowering Teaching Excellence
Cree Taylor
| Lecturer, English Department
Larry Smith | Provost

Shelley Arnold
 | Instructional Coordinator, Empowering Teaching Excellence
Presentation of 2022 Certificate Earners 

9:30 – 10:30am
TSC Ballroom
Keynote
10:40 – 11:05am
Breakout Rooms
Concurrent Sessions A
11:15 – 11:40pm
Breakout Rooms
Concurrent Sessions B
11:50 – 12:15pm
Breakout Rooms
Concurrent Sessions C
12:25 – 12:50pm
Breakout Rooms
Concurrent Sessions D
1:00 - 2:00pm |
TSC Ballroom & Sunburst Lounge
Lunch & Vendors
2:10 – 2:55pm
Breakout Rooms
Concurrent Sessions E
3:05 – 3:50pm
Breakout Rooms
Concurrent Sessions F
4:00-4:30pm
Sunburst Lounge
Networking & Snacks

Registration | TSC 

8:00am – 9:00am


Opening Remarks & Awards | TSC Ballroom

9:00am – 9:30am


Keynote | TSC Ballroom

9:30am – 10:30pm


Dr. Jessamyn Neuhaus

Geeky Grading: Nerd Out About Assessment Strategies to Reduce Stress and Increase Learning


Dr. Neuhaus is a professor of popular culture, historian of gender, scholar of teaching and learning, and Director of the SUNY Plattsburgh Center for Teaching Excellence. As an educational developer, she advocates for introverts in the college classroom and for academic nerds in infinite diversity and infinite combinations.

Resources:
Geeky Grading Slides | Geeky Grading Bibliography



Concurrent Sessions A

10:40am – 11:05am


WIDT 007

Teaching with Mentorship in Mind: How bringing your whole self to work can help students achieve
 

Rebecca Charlton
Assistant Professor in Professional Practice


ESLC 053

Interweaving Success Skills & Content: How to Better Meet Students Where They Are


Jennifer Grewe

Assistant Professor

Marlene Graf
Professional Practice Associate Professor

Rose Judd-Murray
Assistant Professor

Rachel Robison-Green
Assistant Professor

ESLC 046

Balancing Accountability and Flexibility in Asynchronous Online Courses


Missy Kofoed

Lecturer

LSB 133

USU Course Formats: Student-Centric, Simplified, Strategic and Statewide



Ryan Hobbs

Associate Vice President



 

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Concurrent Sessions B

11:15am – 11:40am

WIDT 007

Indigenize your online teaching-Because you should!
 

 


Marilyn Cuch

Senior Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Secondary Education

ESLC 053

Ways To Get Students to Come Back to Class




Marlene Graf
Professional Practice Associate Professor

Jennifer Grewe
Assistant Professor

ESLC 046

Inclusive Pedagogy: Benefitting All Learners



Madison Heider

Aggies Elevated Internship Coordinator & Instructor

Lindsay Thunell
Mental Health Counselor

LSB 133 

Increasing student success by integrating career education into the classroom

Dannon Loveland
Career Design Specialist

Cindy Higgins
Education/Career Design Specialist


 

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Concurrent Sessions C

11:50am – 12:15pm

WIDT 007

Advancing Mentoring in Research




Abby Benninghoff

Interim Department Head and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Student Services


Brent Chamberlain
Associate Professor

Heloisa Rutigliano
Associate Professor

Elizabeth Vargis
Associate Professor

ESLC 053

Making Continued Moves Towards Anti-Racist Classroom Policies
 

Cree Taylor
Lecturer

 



ESLC 046

Simple Techniques to Encourage Long-term Retrieval
 

Stacy Bevan
Professional Practice Associate Professor

Maryann Schneider
Professional Practice Associate Professor



LSB 133

Your Syllabus Matters: Creating a Sense of Belonging on Day 1

Harrison Kleiner
Associate Professor, Associate Vice Provost

Heidi Kesler
Director of Student Retention & Completion

Janet Anderson
Vice Provost and Associate Vice President

 

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Concurrent Sessions D

12:25pm – 12:50pm

WIDT 007

Multiply-marginalized and underrepresented students' perceptions of instruction at USU


Sam Clem

PhD Candidate


ESLC 053

Reimagining the Online Classroom: Six Course Activities to Foster a Transformative Learning Community
 

Aubrey Rogowski
Graduate Instructor & Doctoral Candidate

Sarah Tulane
Clinical Associate Professor

Lucy Delgadillo
Professor

Julie Stevens
Clinical Assistant Professor

Alexander C. Romney
Assistant Professor

Paul Mickelson
Lecturer

Layne Sermersheim
Master Student

ESLC 046

Teaching Without a Traditional Textbook






Jen Burbank

Lecturer

Stephanie Western
OER Program Manager

LSB 133

Statewide Faculty-to-Student Mentoring program - Updates, Opportunities and Panel Discussion


Don Busenbark

Lecturer

Jenifer Evers, LCSW
Clinical Associate Professor

Kim Hales
Lecturer

Hannah Lewis
Lecturer

Amanda Deliman 
Assistant Professor

James Taylor
Associate Vice President, Associate Professor

Jeff Spears
Assistant Professor

Michael A. Christiansen
Associate Professor

Clinton Behunin
Lecturer

David Law
Professor 

 

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Lunch & Vendors | TSC Ballroom & Sunburst Lounge

1:00pm – 2:00pm



Concurrent Sessions E

2:10pm – 2:55pm

WIDT 007

Inclusiveness in Our Classrooms
 




Spencer Spotted Elk
Professional Practice Instructor 

Sunshine Brosi
Associate Professor

Marilyn Cuch
Senior Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Secondary Education

Gustavo Ovando-Montejo
Assistant Professor

Julie Stevens
Clinical Assistant Professor


ESLC 053

Demystifying Ungrading: How to Empower Student Learning Beyond Grades



Julie Lamarra
Assistant Professor of Practice

Timothy Chenette
Associate Professor of Music

Sharon Lyman
Learning Specialist

Adena Rivera-Dundas
Assistant Professor


ESLC 046

Future-Proofing Course Design for Gen Alpha: A Framework for Autonomy Featuring Collaboration, Failure, and Ungrading


John Engler
Principal Lecturer

LSB 133

Basic Need Challenges of Today's Students: How to Best Support these Needs


Mateja Savoie Roskos
Associate Dean; Associate Professor; MPH Program Director



Jennifer Grewe
Assistant Professor and Director of Connections

Jess Lucero
Associate Professor and Department Chair

Jan Thornton
Clinical Associate Professor

LSB 231

If you build it, they will stay: Community as the antidote



J.C. Sheen
Assistant Professor

Karin deJonge-Kannan
Principal Lecturer

 

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Concurrent Sessions F

3:05pm – 3:50pm

WIDT 007

Breaching Experiments: Crossing the Boundaries of the Classroom and the Real World
 

Timothy M. Gardner
Associate Professor


John Ferguson 
Senior Lecturer

Alexander Romney
Assistant Professor

ESLC 053

"Habits of Mind": Ensuring Student Success in General Education Courses
 

Julia Gossard
Associate Dean & Associate Professor

Chris Babits
Temporary Assistant Professor



ESLC 046

Using Digital Tools to Engage and Assess Students in Online Platforms: Lessons Learned


Katherine Vela

Assistant Professor

Rachel K. Turner
Assistant Professor

Amanda Deliman
Assistant Professor

LSB 133

Shall I SWOT or SOAR? Understanding how to implement two reflection tools to improve lessons, courses and overall academic programs.


Baron Wesemann
Director, Professional Pilot Program

LSB 231

Learning Strategies Lift Students

 




Melanie Chambers

Learning Specialist

 

 

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Networking & Snacks | Sunburst Lounge

4:00pm – 4:30pm