09/27/2015

Scholarship

Dissertation/Treatise

Collins-Brown, E. (2006). Aspects of online courses that are more effective and successful than traditional, face -to -face courses (Order No. 3233929). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (305334845). Retrieved from http://152.12.30.4:2048/login?url=https://search.proquest.com/docview/305334845?accountid=15070

Successful Strategies for Using Asynchronous Discussion Boards, May 2001.

Current Research

    • Types of support institutions are providing for faculty who are teaching/designing competency-based education courses and programs.

Infographic of survey results

    • Identifying the impact of faculty development programs on teaching
    • How technology is impacting teaching and learning centers across the nation
    • Evaluation of online teaching institute for part-time instructors

Presentations

Invited

How Learning Works and Course Design, Plenary Speaker, Appalachian Colleges Associate Teaching and Learning Institute, Lenoir-Rhyne University, Hickory, NC. June 8, 2015

Are the Natives Restless? Meeting the needs of the 21st century student, Keynote Address, Heartland Community College Best Practices Seminar, Normal, IL Jan. 10, 2008

Workshops

Course Design, Redesign Institute, Winston-Salem State University, 2018

New Faculty Symposium, 2017-18

Canvas Course Design, 2018

Course Design Institute, WMU Cooley Law School, Grand Rapids and Lansing, Michigan, September 2015

Graduate Student Teaching Credential Institute, Office of Faculty Development, Western Michigan University, July 2015

Flipping your Classroom, Office of Faculty Development, Western Michigan University, July 2015

Course Design for an Engaged Learning Environment, ACA Teaching & Learning Insitute, Lenoir Rhyne College, Hickory, NC June 1 – 5, 2015

Course Redesign Institute, Office of Faculty Development, Western Michigan University, May 2015

Flipping the Classroom, OSF School of Nursing, Peoria, IL. May, 2015

Google Apps in Education, Office of Faculty Development, Western Michigan University, Spring 2015

Crucial Conversations, Faculty Development Workshop, Grand Valley State University, Kirkhof College of Nursing, August 2014

Apple Professional Development Workshops: MAC OSX Mavericks, iOS, iLife, iWork, iPads, iBooks Author, iTunes U, 2014 – present

Giving and Receiving Effective Feedback, MedEd Grand Rounds, WMU School of Medicine, October 2013

Flipping the Classroom, Cool Tools, Office of Faculty Development Western Michigan University, May 2013

Using Social Media in Your Courses, Cool Tools, Office of Faculty Development, Western Michigan University, Aug 2012

(Full list of workshops on vita)

Conferences

Gamification for your Class, SLATE 2018, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC. May 2018

Measuring Student Learning Outcomes Across Disciplines, TIDE Conference, UNC System, Durham, NC Oct 2017

Developing an RN-BSN CBE program, CBExchange 2017, Phoenix, AZ Sept 2017

Fostering Deeper Adjunct / Part-Time Socialization through Transforming Programming, PODNetwork, November 2016

Writing Observable and Measurable Learning Outcomes, Assessment in Action Conference, Western Michigan University, April 2016

Gamifying the online part-time teaching & learning commons to increase participation, 40th Annual POD Conference, San Francisco, CA. Nov 2015

Writing Observable and Measurable Learning Outcomes, Assessment in Action Conference, Western Michigan University, May 2015

Critical Thinking Tasks, Lilly International Teaching & Learning Conference, Oxford, OH, Nov 2014

Spaces for Team-based Learning, Lilly Teaching & Learning Conference, Traverse City, Oct 2013

Building for Team-based Learning, Lilly International Teaching & Learning Conference, Oxford, Ohio, Nov 2013

Risky Connections, Technology and Teaching Centers in Higher Education, POD Conference, Pittsburg, PA,  Nov 2013

Teaching Centers and the Evolving Role of Technology in Higher Education, AAC&U Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. January 25, 2013

POD Conference Survival and Staying Connected Through Technology. PODNetwork, Seattle, WA. October 25, 2012

Instructional Technologists and Designers as Faculty Developers: An Exploration. PODNetwork, Seattle, WA. October 25, 2012

Orienting and Supporting Part-time and Adjunct Faculty: A Blended Approach.PODNetwork, Seattle, WA. October 25, 2012Create, Collaborate, and Engage with ECRC! PODNework, Atlanta, GA October 27 – 30, 2011

Examining the Efficacy of Web 2.0 Applications in Clinical Courses, Emerging Technologies in Nursing Education, San Francisco, CA. July 26 – 28, 2011

Quality by Design: Course Design for Optimal Blending, 8th Annual Sloan Consortium Blended Learning Conference & Workshop, Oak Brook, IL, March 28 – 29, 2011

Welcome to learn@mcon.edu – Designing Course for Sakai, Dec, 6, 9, 11,2010 and Jan 6, 7, and 10, 2011.

Core4Women.org Helps Women Rise Through Knowledge of Online Learning! 4th International Forum for Women in e-Learning, Albuquerque, NM, December 1-3,2010

Quality by Design: A New Direction for Course Design, 35th Annual POD Conference, St. Louis, MO, November 3 – 7, 2010

Core4Women.org Helps Women Rise Through Knowledge of Online Learning! 4th International Forum for Women in e-Learning, Albuquerque, NM, December 1-3,2010 *PowerPoint*

Quality by Design: A New Direction for Course Design, 35th Annual POD Conference, St. Louis, MO, November 3-7, 2010 *Powerpoint & Handouts*

Quality by Design, Second Annual Quality Matters Conference, Chicago, IL, June 11 – 13, 2010 *Handouts*

Using Google Docs and Google Sites for Courses and Collaboration, Best Practices for Incorporating Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 into your e-Learning Mix, eLearning Guild Online Forums, April 8 & 9, 2010

Quality by Design: Getting it Right the First Time, SLATE Blackboard Users Group Conference, Oct. 15-16, 2009 – Powerpoint

Integrating Wikis into Courses and Collaborations, Teaching and Learning Technology Conference 2009, Missouri University of Science and Technology, April 9 – 10, 2009

Bringing New Faculty ‘Onboard’ for Success in the First Year, 2008 POD Network/NCSPOD Conference, Reno, NV. October 25, 2008 * Handouts * Checklists *

Using Course Evaluation Rubrics in the Online Course Design Process * PowerPoint * Handouts * Podcast * USDLA 2008 Annual National Conference, St. Louis, MO, April 20 – 23, 2008

Using a Quality Evaluation Rubric in Online Course Development *
PowerPoint * Supplements * IFWE 2007, Santa Fe, NM November 28-30, 2007

Using a Quality Evaluation Rubric in Online Course Development *
PowerPoint * PODNetwork 32nd Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA October 25-28, 2007
One-Minute Papers and Blackboard: An Unbeatable Team for Formative Assessment * PowerPoint * Handouts * 5th Annual SLATE conference, Chicago, IL Oct. 4, 5, 2007

This Works So Much Better Online Than In The Classroom * PowerPoint * Handouts * Distance Learning Administration 2007, St. Simons Island, Georgia, June 24-27, 2007

Aspects of Online Courses That Are More Effective and Successful
than Traditional, Face-to-Face Courses * PowerPoint * Handouts * The 12th Sloan-C International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks, Orlando, FL Nov. 8 – 10, 2006

Aspects of Online Courses That Are More Effective and Successful
than Traditional, Face-to-Face Courses * PowerPoint * Handouts * !MPACT 2006 WebCT 8th Annual WebCT User Conference, Chicago, IL. July 10 – 14, 2006

Full list of presentations on vita

Podcasts

Using Course Evaluation Rubrics in the Online Course Design Process *Podcast * USDLA 2008 Annual National Conference, St. Louis, MO, April 20 – 23, 2008

Publications

Defining What Matters: Guidelines for Comprehensive Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Evaluation, POD Network, Nov 2018

Aspects of Online Courses That Are More Effective Than Campus Courses, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Jan 2016

Core4Women: Where Women Share and Discover Online Learning, Distance Learning, Vol 8, Num 3 2011. United States Distance Learning Association

E-Learning: Making it Easy to Learn, Interbusiness Issues (iBi), Peoria maganizes.com, April 2010, http://www.peoriamagazines.com/

Successful Strategies for Using Asynchronous Discussion Boards, SideBars, Learning Resources Unit of the British Columbia Institute of Technology, Nov 2003 -http://online.bcit.ca/sidebars/03november/index.htm

Effective Pedagogies for Managing Collaborative Learning in On-line Learning Environments, Roger Hartley, Eli Collins-Brown. Educational Technology & Society 2(2): (1999)

Reviewing

Peer Reviewer, To Improve the Academy, Jossey-Bass, 2009 – 2011
Course Reviewer, Blackboard Exemplary Course Program, 2009 – 2010
Peer Reviewer, Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks (JALN), Sloan-C Publications.
Certified Quality Matters Course Reviewer, Quality Matters, www.qualitymatters.org.

Awards

Outstanding Doctoral Candidate, 2004- 2005, Curriculum & Instruction, College of Education, Illinois State University.
ETIP Fellow (Educational Technology Immersion Plus), College of Education, fall 2005, http://www.coe.ilstu.edu/etip/
CAT Internship, spring 2005, The Center for the Advancement of Teaching, Illinois State University.
All-star Faculty, 2004, College of Education, University of Phoenix
Outstanding Club President, 2000, Division C, District 25 Toastmasters, Toastmasters International