Breakout Sessions 2020

Provost’s Leadership Retreat

Assessments and Exams

Innovation and Assessments in Online Teaching

Professor Margaret Czart, Department of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences, College of Applied Health Sciences

Lessons from Summer: Implementing Online Assessment within the Blackboard System

Professors Rita Hatfield, Sherwin Montano, and Don Wink
Department of Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Online Exams and Hindering Academic Misconduct: Tips, Pros, and Cons

Professor Joe Hummel, Dept of Computer Science, College of Engineering

Adapting Your Classroom Activities and Assessments to Online Teaching

Professor Jamie Chriqui, Division of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health

Inclusive Online Teaching

Disability Inclusive Online Education

Professor Katherine Caldwell, Department of Disability and Human Development, College of Applied Health Sciences

Inclusive Classrooms Online

Dr. Erin Sanders O’Leary, Executive Director, Center for Teaching Excellence

Creating a Safe and Inclusive Learning Environment Online

Professor Eric Swirsky, Department of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences, College of Applied Health Sciences

Student Engagement in the Online Classroom

Facilitating Collaboration in an Online, Synchronous Classroom Environment

Professor Blase P. Brown and Professor Alison F. Doubleday, Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Studies, College of Dentistry

Building Community Online: Examples, Explorations, and Insights from the Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change (CCUSC)

Margaret Fink, Director, Disability Cultural Center
Mark Martell, Director, Asian American Resource and Cultural Center
Zeina Zaatari, Director, Arab American Cultural Center

Using Virtual Tours to Make Large Classes More Personal and Engaging

Professor Celeste Hammond, UIC Law School

Maximizing Student to Student Interaction in Online Classes

Professor Elizabeth Weber, Department of French and Francophone Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Special Topics in Online Teaching

Case Study of a Successful Pivot from on Campus to Online in Spring 2020

Professor Andy Baker, School of Theatre and Music, College of Architecture, Design and the Arts

Active Learning in Virtual Classrooms/Examples from Introductory Math Classes

Professor Martina Bode, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Pivoting Simulation-Based Activities in an Experiential Course

Professor Tara Driscoll, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy

Reducing the Burden on TAs: Designing Assessments and Grading Rubrics for a Large Asynchronous Humanities Gen-Ed

Professor Andrew Finegold, School of Art History, College of Architecture, Design and the Arts

Digital Literacy in the Arts

Professor Tiffany Funk, School of Art and Design, College of Architecture, Design and the Arts

Utilizing an Online Format to Engage Students with Community Organizations and Providers in 6-week course: Scholars and Leaders in Interprofessional Geriatrics

Professor Valerie Gruss, Department of Biobehavioral Health Science, College of Nursing

Architecture Studio Teaching During COVID-19

Professor Thomas Kelley, School of Architecture, College of Architecture, Design and the Arts

Interprofessional Ethics in the Context of COVID for Health Science Learners

Professor Mike Koronkowski, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy

Incorporating Practicum Activities into an Online Specialty Course

Professor Sheryl Stogis, Department of Health Systems Sciences, College of Nursing

Advanced Technology in Online Teaching

Re-creating an Active Learning Class Online Using Blackboard Collaborate

Professor Gonzalo Bello Lander, Department of Computer Science, College of Engineering

Using the Tool Voice Thread to Facilitate Collaboration in Online Courses

Professor Kee Chan, Division of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health

Use of Whiteboards in Online Classes

Professor Sonia Bychkov Green, UIC Law School

Using Avatars in the Online Classroom

Professor Kim D. Ricardo, UIC Law School
Professor Joy Kanwar, Brooklyn Law School

Teaching with Technology

Dr. Elizabeth Romero-Fuerte, Director of Instructional Technology, ACCC

Outside of the Classroom: Mental Health & Student Engagement Online

Furthering High Impact Student Engagement at UIC

Joseph Fields, Associate Director, African American Academic Network
Allen Womble, Director of High Impact Student Engagement

Student Leadership and Civic Engagement – Creating meaningful virtual leadership development opportunities and leveraging the 2020 Election, both in and outside of the classroom

Spencer Long, Director, Student Leadership and Civic Engagement

Supporting Students’ Mental Health Needs

Dr. Belva Miles, Staff Psychologist, UIC Counseling Center

Community Engagement & Student Success

Cynthia Soto, Director, Native American Support Program

Ignite Your Flame: Engaging Our Students (virtually/on-campus)

Joy Vergara, Executive Director, Center for Student Involvement

 U & I Care: Supporting and Assisting UIC Students

Annette Wright, Associate Dean of Students, Office of the Dean of Students