Virtual OnDemand Office Hours


The following information identifies staff and faculty who will be making themselves available for on-demand virtual interactions to provide support to those working on learning continuity for CMU's students. Names, titles, brief descriptions of areas of expertise, and times of on-demand availability are provided for your reference in determining when and with whom you choose to make contact.

If your inquiry is technical in nature, please start with the IT Helpdesk at 989-774-3662 or helpdesk@cmich.edu.  If your question relates more closely to matters of teaching and learning and specifically learning continuity, feel free contact us at CIS@cmich.edu or 989-774-3615. We can and will continue routing needs to appropriate members of our team.

Any questions about this service, feedback, or input may be shared with Jeremy Bond, Director/Instructional Development at bond1jt@cmich.edu

Staff: Can Assist With… Contact via… Availability (Eastern)
Stef Lassitter
Teaching & Learning Consultant
Online classroom management issues (e.g., managing discussion threads), writing discussion prompts and written assignment descriptions, WebEx Lassi1sa@cmich.edu & Microsoft TeamsM-F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sarah Learman
Teaching & Learning Consultant
Adapting classroom strategies to online delivery; Blackboard basics, WebEx overviews, collecting, grading, and returning student work online, social presence, building/maintaining rapport, etc.Email and Teams:
M-F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. WebEx:
As needed/By appointment
Kerri Raymond
Faculty & Course Support Coordinator
WebEx walk-thru, session launch, screen and document sharing; Blackboard basics, creating announcements, task lists, organize files, formatting for quizzes and exams, and ensure assignments are in the Grade Center; chat 1:1 about general issues. Raymo1kk@cmich.edu & Microsoft TeamsM-F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Marnie Roestel
Manager of Learning Systems Support
Blackboard: specializing in assignment/assessment creation, adding content items,  files, and videos. Implementing tools within Bb: Groups, Discussion Board, WebEx, SafeAssign, Lockdown Browser and Monitor. Online course design, accessibility standards, and providing clarity. Roest1m@cmich.edu
Microsoft Teams, and WebEx
Email and Teams:
M-F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
WebEx:
8:30 – 12 p.m.
Jeremy Bond
Director of Instructional Development
Adapting classroom strategies to online delivery; Blackboard basics, WebEx overviews, collecting, grading, and returning student work online, social presence, building/maintaining rapport, etc. Bond1jt@cmich.edu & WebEx
Email:
M-F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
WebEx:
M-F, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Jen Weible
Associate Professor of Educational Technology
Thinking through what you need to teach and how to put it online; making ideas you have for assignments and activities work online; Basic Blackboard, WebEx, web tools, and Zoom help j.weible@cmich.edu
Zoom
T and F,
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
and by appointment
Troy Hicks
Professor of English and Education
Facilitating synchronous video sessions for seminar courses (10-30 students); providing timely, effective, and goal-oriented feedback with voice dictation and screencasting YouCanBookMeBy appointment only
Mike DeSchryver
Associate Professor of Educational Technology
Online teaching and learning using everyday tools; simple techniques to foster attention and accountability; using video to promote engagement; interactive online reading strategies
desch2m@cmich.edu
Zoom
T, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
and by appointment

What I need help with isn't listed. 

Is it a technical question? Please start with the IT Helpdesk at 989-774-3662 or helpdesk@cmich.edu.  If your question goes beyond technical issues, into matters of teaching and learning and specifically learning continuity, please contact us at CIS@cmich.edu or 989-774-3615.