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Faculty in Focus: Faculty Teaching Profiles

Here at Pacific we have many rich resources, but none are so rich or varied as our faculty. This section of the Center for Educational Technology and Curricular Innovation website will showcase a few of the innovators among our faculty. Click on someone below to go to their profile. Contact CETCI to learn more.

Bryan Cichy-Parker: Universal Design for Learning

Education professor, Bryan Cichy-Parker, has spent much of his career researching and advocating for social justice and racial and cultural equity in education. An important part of that work has been implementing Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles in the classroom.

Saje Davis-Risen: Flipped Classroom Strategies

Saje Davis-Risen is a professor in the Physician Assistant Studies program. To meet the challenges of delivering a large amount of content in a short time-frame, all while increasing active and authentic learning opportunities, Saje has redesigned her courses to use a flipped classroom model.

Jennifer Hardacker: Gamification Strategies

Jennifer Hardacker is a filmmaker and a media arts professor. With the support of a TARGET grant, Jennifer "gamified" her Film History and Analysis course to increase student engagement and improve student performance.

Brent Johnson: Multimodal Writing

Brent Johnson is a professor in English, as well as the First Year Seminar coordinator. Exploring the possibilities of multimodal composition inspired a full redesign of his Advanced Creative Nonfiction course.

Elizabeth Tavares: Marking Student Writing

Elizabeth Tavares is an English professor, and students in her classes write--they write a lot! To ensure this writing is meaningful and leads to deep learning, Elizabeth has had to develop efficient strategies for getting highly quality feedback to her students in the quickest ways possible. Her secret weapon? Technology.

portrait of Dr. Amanda SteadAmanda Stead: Creating Classroom Community and Buy-In for Difficult Topics

Most of us try to avoid talking about difficult topics like death and dying, yet CSD professor, Amanda Stead, leads students through it every semester. How does she get through the difficulty to achieve meaningful learning outcomes? She creates a supportive classroom community and gains the trust of her students before she even begins.

portrait of dr. Kathryn BellKatie Bell: Improving Student Preparation and Accountability

Students in Dental Hygiene professor, Katie Bell’s, Pain Management course are practicing with real needles on real people. Obviously, they need to be as prepared as possible, so Katie uses flipped course content and innovative quizzing to make sure that they are.

Steve Arendt and Mike Millard: Teaching Case Studies with Mixed-Cohort Teams

Pharmacy professors Mike Millard and Steve Arendt know that to be successful pharmacists, students will need skills like leadership, innovation, operational problem solving, and cultural competency. They’ve found that the best way to help students develop these skills is to put them on mixed-cohort teams  and ask them to solve real-life problems based on case studies.

Faculty in Focus: Faculty Teaching Profiles

Here at Pacific we have many rich resources, but none are so rich or varied as our faculty. This section of the Center for Educational Technology and Curricular Innovation website will showcase a few of the innovators among our faculty. Click on someone below to go to their profile. Contact CETCI to learn more.

FACULTY TEACHING PROFILES

  • Bryan Cichy-Parker: Universal Design for Learning
  • Saje Davis-Risen: Flipped Classroom Strategies
  • Jennifer Hardacker: Gamification Strategies
  • Amanda Stead: Creating Classroom Community and Buy In for Difficult Topics
  • Katie Bell: Improving Student Preparation and Accountability
  • Steve Arendt and Mike Millard: Teaching Case Studies with Mixed-Cohort Teams
  • Amanda Stead: Creating Classroom Community and Buy In for Difficult Topics
  • Katie Bell: Improving Student Preparation and Accountability
  • Steve Arendt and Mike Millard: Teaching Case Studies with Mixed-Cohort Teams

Bryan Cichy-Parker: Universal Design for Learning

Education professor, Bryan Cichy-Parker, has spent much of his career researching and advocating for social justice and racial and cultural equity in education. An important part of that work has been implementing Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles in the classroom.

Saje Davis-Risen: Flipped Classroom Strategies

Saje Davis-Risen is a professor in the Physician Assistant Studies program. To meet the challenges of delivering a large amount of content in a short time-frame, all while increasing active and authentic learning opportunities, Saje has redesigned her courses to use a flipped classroom model.

Jennifer Hardacker: Gamification Strategies

Jennifer Hardacker is a filmmaker and a media arts professor. With the support of a TARGET grant, Jennifer "gamified" her Film History and Analysis course to increase student engagement and improve student performance.

Brent Johnson: Multimodal Writing

Brent Johnson is a professor in English, as well as the First Year Seminar coordinator. Exploring the possibilities of multimodal composition inspired a full redesign of his Advanced Creative Nonfiction course.

Elizabeth Tavares: Marking Student Writing

Elizabeth Tavares is an English professor, and students in her classes write--they write a lot! To ensure this writing is meaningful and leads to deep learning, Elizabeth has had to develop efficient strategies for getting highly quality feedback to her students in the quickest ways possible. Her secret weapon? Technology.

portrait of Dr. Amanda SteadAmanda Stead: Creating Classroom Community and Buy-In for Difficult Topics

Most of us try to avoid talking about difficult topics like death and dying, yet CSD professor, Amanda Stead, leads students through it every semester. How does she get through the difficulty to achieve meaningful learning outcomes? She creates a supportive classroom community and gains the trust of her students before she even begins.

Bryan Cichy-Parker: Universal Design for Learning

Education professor, Bryan Cichy-Parker, has spent much of his career researching and advocating for social justice and racial and cultural equity in education. An important part of that work has been implementing Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles in the classroom.

Saje Davis-Risen: Flipped Classroom Strategies

Saje Davis-Risen is a professor in the Physician Assistant Studies program. To meet the challenges of delivering a large amount of content in a short time-frame, all while increasing active and authentic learning opportunities, Saje has redesigned her courses to use a flipped classroom model.

Jennifer Hardacker: Gamification Strategies

Jennifer Hardacker is a filmmaker and a media arts professor. With the support of a TARGET grant, Jennifer "gamified" her Film History and Analysis course to increase student engagement and improve student performance.

Brent Johnson: Multimodal Writing

Brent Johnson is a professor in English, as well as the First Year Seminar coordinator. Exploring the possibilities of multimodal composition inspired a full redesign of his Advanced Creative Nonfiction course.

Bryan Cichy-Parker: Universal Design for Learning

Education professor,Bryan Cichy-Parker, has spent much of his career researching and advocating for social justice and racial and cultural equity in education. An important part of that work has been implementing Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles in the classroom.

Saje Davis-Risen: Flipped Classroom Strategies

Saje Davis-Risen is a professor in the Physician Assistant Studies program. To meet the challenges of delivering a large amount of content in a short time-frame, all while increasing active and authentic learning opportunities, Saje has redesigned her courses to use a flipped classroom model.

Jennifer Hardacker: Gamification Strategies

Jennifer Hardacker is a filmmaker and a media arts professor. With the support of a TARGET grant, Jennifer "gamified" her Film History and Analysis course to increase student engagement and improve student performance.

Brent Johnson: Multimodal Writing

Brent Johnson is a professor in English, as well as the First Year Seminar coordinator. Exploring the possibilities of multimodal composition inspired a full redesign of his Advanced Creative Nonfiction course.

 

Elizabeth Tavares: Marking Student Writing

Elizabeth Tavares is an English professor, and students in her classes write--they write a lot! To ensure this writing is meaningful and leads to deep learning, Elizabeth has had to develop efficient strategies for getting highly quality feedback to her students in the quickest ways possible. Her secret weapon? Technology.

 

portrait of Dr. Amanda Stead

Amanda Stead: Creating Classroom Community and Buy-In for Difficult Topics

Most of us try to avoid talking about difficult topics like death and dying, yet CSD professor, Amanda Stead, leads students through it every semester. How does she get through the difficulty to achieve meaningful learning outcomes? She creates a supportive classroom community and gains the trust of her students before she even begins.

 

portrait of dr. Kathryn Bell

Katie Bell: Improving Student Preparation and Accountability

Students in Dental Hygiene professor, Katie Bell’s, Pain Management course are practicing with real needles on real people. Obviously, they need to be as prepared as possible, so Katie uses flipped course content and innovative quizzing to make sure that they are.

 

Steve Arendt and Mike Millard: Teaching Case Studies with Mixed-Cohort Teams

Pharmacy professors Mike Millard and Steve Arendt know that to be successful pharmacists, students will need skills like leadership, innovation, operational problem solving, and cultural competency. They’ve found that the best way to help students develop these skills is to put them on mixed-cohort teams  and ask them to solve real-life problems based on case studies.