Past Faculty Learning Community (FLC) Topics

2016-2017 FLC Topics

STEM Journal Education Club

Co-facilitators

Shane Cavanaugh cavan1s@cmich.edu 

Julie Cunningham cunni2ja@cmich.edu

Academic Social Media

Co-facilitators

Mark Deschaine (desch1me@cmich.edu)

CMU Gaming Guild

Co-facilitators

Tony Morelli (tony.morelli@cmich.edu)

Joe Packer (packe1j@cmich.edu)

The Road not Taken: An Alternative to the Capstone Experience

Co-facilitators

James Schiro (schir1jb@cmich.edu)

John Zappala (zappa1jg@cmich.edu)

Teachingworks @CMU

Co-facilitators

Kevin Cunningham (cunni1kd@cmich.edu)

Dennis St. John (stjoh1d@cmich.edu)

Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS)

Co-facilitators

Jamie Alan (alan1jk@cmich.edu)
Jamie Johansen (johan1jl@cmich.edu)

Collaborative Study of Secondary Teacher Preparation Program

Co-facilitators

Larry Corbett (corbe1lj@cmich.edu)

Sheila Roupe (roupe1sm@cmich.edu)

Shane Cavanaugh (cavan1s@cmich.edu - pro-bono

Active Learning in Online and Hybrid Arenas (ALOHA)

Co-facilitators

Troy Hicks (troy.hicks@cmich.edu)

Jeremy Bond (bond1jt@cmich.edu)

2015-2016 FLC Topics

Alternative Technology Instruction​​​

Co-facilitators:

Jay Batzner, Associate Professor - batzn1j@cmich.edu 
Trey Stohlman, Assistant Professor - stohl1ta@cmich.edu

CMU Gaming Guild

Co-facilitators: 

Elizabeth VanDeusen, Assistant Professor/Department Chair - vande4ea@cmich.edu 
Daria Kluver, Assistant Professor - kluve1db@cmich.edu 

Disciplinary Word Learning​

Co-facilitators:​

Kathleen Moxley, Associate Professor - cunni1kd@cmich.edu 
Denny St. John, Professor - stjoh1d@cmich.edu

Developing and Integrating an Interdisciplinary Instructional Framework based on the Common Core Standards, The Next Generation Science Standards, and the NCSS C3 Framework ​

Co-facilitators:

Scott Roberts, Assistant Professor - rober4s@cmich.edu 
Jim McDonald, Professor jim.mcdonald@cmich.edu 

STEM Education Journal Club​

Co-facilitators:

Shane Cavanaugh, Associate Professor - cavan1s@cmich.edu 
Julie Cunningham, Fixed Term Faculty -  cunni2ja@cmich.edu

Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS)​

Co-facilitators:

Jamie Alan, Assistant Professor - alan1jk@cmich.edu 
Jean Bailey, Director - baile5jm@cmich.edu 

Workplace Aggression and Bullying: The Impact on Teaching and Learning​

Co-facilitators:

Judy Jacobs, Adjunct Faculty - jacob3jl@cmich.edu 
Cal Posner, A​​djunct Faculty - posne1cs@cmich.edu 


2014-2015 FLC Topics

A​ Framework for Engaging and Supporting International Students
Patricia Chase, College of Graduate Studies, chase1pb@cmich.edu 
David Freed, College of Graduate Studies, freed1de@cmich.edu 

Aggression and Bullying: The Impact on Teaching and Learning
Judy Jacobs, Global Campus, jacob3jl@cmich.edu 
Cal Posner, Global Campus, posne1cs@cmich.edu 
Co-sponsored by Global Campus and CETL

Applied Technology Instruction
Jay Batzner, College of Communication and Fine Art, batzn1j@cmich.edu
Phil Lundquist, Education and Human Services, lundq1pa@cmich.edu
Trey Stohlman, College of Communication and Fine Arts, stohl1ta@cmich.edu 
Tiffani Waite, College of Communication and Fine Arts, waite1tm​@cmich.edu

Developing and Integrating an Interdisciplinary Instructional Framework based on the Common Core Standards
Scott Roberts, College of Education and Human Services, rober4s@cmich.edu 
Jim McDonald, College of Education and Human Services jim.mcdonald@cmich.edu 

Information Literacy Education in the Health Sciences (Fall 2014 ONLY)
Bradley Long, College of Medicine, long3ba@cmich.edu 
Francisco Martinez, College of Medicine, francisco.martinez@cmich.edu 

Mobile Devices in Student Field Experiences and Assessment​
Kathryn Dirkin, College of Education and Human Services, dirki1kh@cmich.edu 
Michael Reuter, College of Science & Technology, reute1ma@cmich.edu 

MSA Core Courses:  Commonalities for Student Success
Richard Hayes, Global Campus, hayes1rl@cmich.edu 
John Zappala, College of Graduate Studies, zappa1jg@cmich.edu 

Multiple Paths for Technology Enhanced Activities in Mathematics (MPTEAM III) (Fall 2014 ONLY)
Dennis St. John, College of Science & Technology, stjoh1d@cmich.edu 
Ana Dias, College of Science & Technology, dias1al@cmich.edu 

Strong Starts: Surviving and Thriving at CMU
Sarah Marshall, College of Education and Human Services, marsh4sm@cmich.edu 
Eron Drake, drake1ee@cmich.edu​ 
All faculty who have recently joined CMU (within the past two years) are encouraged to participate.​

2013-2014 FLC Topics

Achieving Appropriate Rigor a​nd Teaching Critical Thinking Skills to Improve Student Performance
Co-facilitators:
Julie Hill-Janeway, Global Campus, hillj1jm@cmich.edu
Don Blouin, Global Campus, bloui1df@cmich.edu 
Co-sponsored by Global Campus and CETL

Advancing Blended Learning through the TPACK Model: Pedagogy, Technology and Content
Co-facilitators:
Regina Umpstead, Educational Leadership, umpst1r@cmich.edu
Kay Harris, Educational Leadership, bye1fk@cmich.edu ​

Applied Technology Instruction
Facilitator: Jay Batzner, Music, jay.batzner@cmich.edu

Area Improvement Meetings (AIM) for Student Achievement
Co-facilitators: 
Lauren McConnell, Communication and Dramatic Arts, mccon1lb@cmich.edu
Ed Hinck, Communication and Dramatic Arts, hinck1e@cmich.edu

Developing Globally Competent and Culturally Adventurous Graduates: Globalizing Curricula
Co-facilitators:
Larry Corbett, Teacher Education and Professional Development, corbe1lj@cmich.edu 
Margaret Partlo, Educational Leadership, partl1ma@cmich.edu

Making Sense of Common Core Standards within an Interdisciplinary Instructional Framework
Co-facilitators:
Abalo Adewui, Teacher Education and Professional Development, ​adewu1af@cmich.edu
Betsy VanDeusen-MacLeod, Teacher Education and Professional Development,vande4ea@cmich.edu

Multiple Paths for Technology Enhanced Activities in Mathematics (MPTEAM) II
Co-facilitators: 
Tibor Marcinek, Mathematics, marci1t@cmich.edu
Donna Ericksen, Mathematics, erick1db@cmich.edu 

Service Learning/Civic Engagement within Honors: Reflection and Transformative Learning 
Co-facilitators: 
Jeanneane Wood-Nartker, Human Environmental Studies, wood1bj@cmich.edu
Sue Bowlby, Human Environmental Studies, bowlb1sk@cmich.edu
Co-sponsored by the University Honors Program and CETL

The Capstone Experience: Helping Students Succeed
Co-facilitators:
Trish Chase, Master of Science in Administration, chase1pb@cmich.edu 
John Zappala, Master of Science in Administration, zappa1jg@cmich.edu 

2012-2013 FLC Topics

Achieving Appropriate Rigor and Teaching Critical Thinking Skills to Improve Student Performance​
Co-facilitators:
Julie Hill-Janeway, Global Campus, hillj1jm@cmich.edu
Clarence Nixon, Global Campus, nixon1c@cmich.edu
Co-sponsored by Global Campus and CETL

Building Community and Increasing Student Engagement through Blended Learning
Co-facilitators: 
Barbara Klocko, Educational Leadership, klock1ba@cmich.edu
Tammy Hullender, Educational Leadership, hulle1tl@cmich.edu

Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Course "Water as Life, Death, and Power" and Certificate in "Global Health and Social Justice"
Co-facilitators: 
Anja Mueller, Chemistry, muell1a@cmich.edu
Stephen Juris, Biology, juris1sj@cmich.edu
Cathy Willermet, Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work, wille2cm@cmich.edu

Internships and Experiential Learning
Co-facilitators: 
Jeff Hoyle, Marketing & Hospitality Services Administration, hoyle1ja@cmich.edu
Zac Williams, Marketing & Hospitality Services Administration, willi1zs@cmich.edu

Multiple Paths for Technology Enhanced Activities in Mathematics (MPTEAM)
Co-facilitators: 
Dennis St. John, Mathematics, stjoh1d@cmich.edu
Douglas Lapp, Mathematics, lapp1da@cmich.edu

Service Learning Civic Engagement within Honors: Value-added Paradigm
Co-facilitators: 
Jeanneane Wood-Nartker, Human Environmental Studies, wood1bj@cmich.edu
Sue Bowlby, Human Environmental Studies, bowlb1sk@cmich.edu
Co-sponsored by the University Honors Program and CETL


2011- 2012 FLC Topics

Teaching in Honors: Developing Faculty-Led International Programs that Promote Student Transformation
Co-facilitators:
Nicole Sparling, English Language and Literature, sparl1nl@cmich.edu
Donna Ericksen, Mathematics, erick1db@cmich.edu
Co-sponsored by the University Honors Program and CETL

Integrating Technologies into the Classrooms and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Co-facilitators: 
En-Bing Lin, Mathematics, enbing.lin@cmich.edu
Eric Linton, Biology, eric.linton@cmich.edu

International Experiences and Learning: An Exploration of Outcomes
Co-facilitators: 
Anne Hornak, Educational Leadership, horna1am@cmich.edu
Betty Kirby, Educational Leadership, kirby2ea@cmich.edu

Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Course “Water as Life, Death and Power” with ANT, BIO, CHM, ENV, GEO, SOC Designators
Co-facilitators:
Anja Mueller, Chemistry, muell1a@cmich.edu
Stephen Juris, Biology, juris1sj@cmich.edu
Cathy Willermet, Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work, wille2cm@cmich.edu

Reaching Higher: Transforming Teaching and Learning Through Peer-to-Peer Collaboration
Co-facilitators:
Barbara Klocko, Educational Leadership, klock1ba@cmich.edu
Tammy Hullender, Educational Leadership, hulle1tl@cmich.edu​​
Co-sponsored by the Department of Educational Leadership and CETL
Teaching in Honors: Service Learning and Class Learning Projects for the Greater Good
Facilitator: Deb Bailey, Human Environmental Studies, baile2dc@cmich.edu
Co-sponsored by the University Honors Program and CETL

The Pedagogy and Assessment of Learning Technologies and Classroom Engagement & Assessment Through iOS-based Mobile Learning 
Co-facilitators:
Jim McDonald, Teacher Education and Professional Development, mcdon1jt@cmich.edu
Michael R​euter,​ College of Education and Human Services Technology Operations/Recreation Parks & Leisure, reute1ma@cmich.edu
Daniel Bracken, Office of Information Technology, brack1dj@cmich.edu​
Co-sponsored by the College of Education and Human Services and CETL