TOPkit Past Events – Workshop 2021

“Engage!” Thursday, March 25, 2021

8:15 AM – 8:45 AM EDTBreakfast Club Chat: Meet & Greet by Charlotte Jones-Roberts
8:45 – 9:00 AM EDTTOPkit Chair Welcome from Jennifer Smith FLVC Welcome from John Opper
9:00 AM – 9:50 AM EDT“Navigating the Learning Metaverse” Keynote Address by Ellen Wagner
10:00 AM – 10:50 AM EDT“What is Learning Engineering?” by Invited Speakers Aaron Kessler and Jim Goodell
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM EDT“Use Public Relations Principles to Inspire Faculty Development” by Jennifer Smith and Micah Jenkins
“Integrating Digital Literacy Concepts into Online Course Design” by Jing Wan and Daniel Mangei
“Building Instructional Resilience: Formulating a Response to Crisis Pedagogy” by Michael Strawser, Julie Donnelly, and Ann Neville Miller
12:15 PM – 12:50 PM EDT“Beam Me Up Talk” with Keynote Ellen Wagner and Invited Speakers Aaron Kessler and Jim Goodell
1:00 PM – 1:50 PM EDT“Promoting Active Learning During a Pandemic” by Janine Diaz-Cotto and Brittany Anthony
“Where will your Passport take You?” by Alexandra Bitton-Bailey and Nikki Lyons
“Quick Quality Guide: 10 Take-Home Tips to Make Your Course Sexy” by Melissa Vasallo, Lisa Boskovic, and Ena Urbina
2:00 PM – 2:50 PM EDT“Supporting Faculty in Preparing for Online Course Quality Reviews” by Rose Vu and Jo Smith
“Design Thinking and Radical Hope: Rethink, Reshape, and Respond with Resilience (Circles to Squares)” by Hector Noriega, Amy Crowley-Gonsoulin, and Jonathan Gonzalez
“Want Quality? Consider A High-Touch Instructional Support Model” by Olysha Magruder and Paul Huckett
3:00 PM – 3:50 PM EDT“Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age: Adaptiveness and Instructional Tech” by Invited Speaker Chuck Dziuban and Patsy Moskal
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDTVulcan Mind Meld: TOPkit Trivia Event

“Warp Speed!” Friday, March 26, 2021

8:30 AM – 8:50 AM EDTBreakfast Club Chat: Meet & Greet by Charlotte Jones-Roberts
9:00 AM – 9:50 AM EDT“Active Learning Strategies for Online Teaching” by Marina Kamenetskiy
“Evaluating Faculty Development” by William Carpenter
“Faculty Forward: A Long-Term Faculty Development Program for Part-Time Faculty” by Olysha Magruder
10:00 AM – 10:50 AM EDT“Introduction to Quality Matters ” by Jim Snyder
“It isn’t all about the money! Incentivizing Faculty to Participate in Professional Development” by Brenda Watkins and Sophia Kowalski
“Positive Behavior Management Strategies in the Virtual Classroom” by Maria Reyes and Caroline Pratt Marrett
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM EDT“Supporting Digital Innovations in a Post Pandemic World” with Invited Speaker Wendy Howard
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM EDTWrap Up from TOPkit Workshop Chair by Jennifer K. Smith
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM EDTLive Long and Prosper: Reflection & Closing by Amanda Major