Faculty: 2018 Institute on General Education and Assessment

Each team will have extensive opportunities to work as a group, with other teams, and with the experienced faculty consultants available throughout the Institute. Workshops, team time, and consultations help to create a supportive, stimulating environment that allows teams to make substantial progress in their general education reform efforts.
Institute Faculty Consultants

Sybril BrownSybril Brown, Belmont University—digital citizenship; mass media and society; entrepreneurial media; innovation; digital media


Helen L. ChenHelen Chen, Stanford University—ePortfolios and “folio thinking”; STEM/engineering education; design thinking approaches; recording and representing learning; partnering with student affairs


Peter DoolittlePeter Doolittle, Virginia Tech—integrating teaching, learning, technology, and assessment; deep, active, and flexible learning pedagogies; course-embedded assessment; faculty development; learning outcomes; instructional strategies; building pedagogical capital  

Bret EynonBret Eynon, La Guardia Community College/CUNY—ePortfolios; faculty development; student success; English-language learners; integrative learning


Kim Filer, Virginia TechKim Filer, Virginia Tech—course-embedded assessment; aligning pedagogy with assessment efforts; rubrics; faculty development; integrative program design; reflective practice approaches to use assessment for learning improvement


Ashley FinleyAshley Finley, Dominican University of California—developing logic models to map institutional assessment; using data for effective communication; assessment using rubrics and ePortfolios; connecting learning, civic engagement, and student well-being


Paul HanstedtPaul Hanstedt, Roanoke College—general education curricular design; course design; assignment design and writing pedagogies; pedagogical development; ePortfolios


David HubertDavid Hubert, Salt Lake Community College—ePortfolio assessment of general education; integration in menu-driven general education; reflective practices; faculty development


Yves LabissiereYves Labissiere, Portland State University—social psychology; student transitions into higher education; identity development and motivation in underrepresented students; interdisciplinary education; ePortfolio reflective practices; general education and assessment

Kate Drezek McConnellKate Drezek McConnell­, AAC&U—course-embedded assessment; aligning pedagogy with assessment efforts; rubrics; faculty development; leveraging the learning sciences in the classroom


José MorenoJosé Moreno, California State University, Long Beach—building capacity for improving student success, particularly for underserved students; access and equity; building capacity for diversity, including faculty hiring and retention; assessment and evaluation methods

Terrel RhodesTerrel Rhodes, AAC&U—ePortfolios and rubrics; learning communities; integrative learning; institutional transformation; transfer students and assessment


C. Eddie WatsonC. Eddie Watson, AAC&U—ePortfolios; course/curricular design; pedagogical practice; faculty development; leveraging technology