Extreme Makeover: Course Edition: Inspiring Faculty to Innovate and Collaborate in Instructional Design
This session will chronicle a design process that positively transformed the teaching with technology faculty development model at a large public California university. In alignment with several high-profile initiatives related to student access and academic success, teams of faculty were given the creative challenge of reinventing a course lesson using a variety of academic technologies. Faculty embraced the task with creativity and humor as they created course content, student engagement activities, and comprehensive assessments. After experiencing the Extreme Makeover: Course Edition challenge, faculty indicated they felt revitalized, with a renewed sense of professionalism and a commitment to transforming their teaching.
OUTCOMES: Learn how to develop intrinsically motivating faculty development models * Learn how to incorporate instructional strategies based on universal design principles * Develop creative strategies to overcome resource and morale challenges * Explore lessons learned and potential "gotchas" * Align institutional priorities and initiatives with faculty development goals and designs
Associate Chief Information Officer for Education, University of California, San Francisco
Noelia FranzenSonoma State University
Angie PortacioSenior Instructional Designer, University of San Francisco