Become an Instructional Designer (Certificate). LinkedIn Learning. Apr 2022
Instructional Designer Certificate. Online Learning Consortium
Instructional Design and Technology MicroMasters. UMGC and USMx through EdX.
Other LinkedIn Learning Certificates
Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR Certificate). Quality Matters. Sep 2020
Certification in College Teaching (Certificate). MSU College of Natural Science. Spring 2020
The MSU CCT is a university-wide certification but a college-based program. The specific program offered by the College of Natural Science is the Certification in Teaching College Science and Mathematics (program details). The portfolio components for that program are available on my MSU Certification in College Teaching page.
OLC Accelerate Virtual Conference
Online Learning Consortium (Sept 2021)
OLC Innovate Conference
Online Learning Consortium (March 2021)
Microsoft Ignite Conference
Microsoft (Sept 2020)
2021 Spring Conference on Teaching, Learning, and Student Success
MSU (May 2021)
Workshops & Non-Certification Classes
Integrating Effective Teaching and Assessment Practices in Biology Lab Courses through Case Studies Workshop
Center for Integrating Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) Network (Spring 2018)
A three week workshop covering Learner-Centered Teaching, the components and design of a lab lesson plan, and incorporating active learning strategies, effective formative and summative assessments. Instruction was based on collaborative and cooperative learning through case studies and exchanging feedback about lesson plans with peers.
Teaching College Science (ISE 870)
MSU (Spring 2018)
A course designed to introduce participants to the theory and practice of student-centered college teaching. Participants learned to use an understanding of how people learn, the basics of curriculum design, and a range of teaching and assessment strategies and instructional technology to plan for, teach, and analyze effective science teaching.
Pathways to Scientific Teaching (PLB 802)
MSU (Fall 2017)
A ten week seminar course on effective teaching practices and philosophies in undergraduate biology education, including pedagogy, lesson design, and assessment design.
Graduate School Workshop: New TA Institute
MSU (Fall 2016)
A one day workshop covering strategies for teaching and engaging students, the role of Teaching Assistants as mandatory reporters and university resources, and emergency and active shooter training.