- Craig Donahue has worked in education for over 25 years at the secondary, post-secondary, and higher education levels. He has served as an instructional support specialist, teacher, coach, department chair, director of education, has served on higher education advisory boards, and is presenting today as an independent consultant. His career and educational work continue focusing on transformational leadership, and instructional designing for F2F, HyFlex, Hybrid, and Online teaching environments and modalities to increase student access, engagement, and success. He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, California Teachers Association (CTA), DECO, the Association of California Community College Administrators (ACCCA), and the Association of Community College Trustees – (ACCT) just to name a few. Craig has a Master’s in Education/ Educational Technology, is ACUE (Association of College and University Educators) and POCR (Peer Online Course Review) certified, and is currently working on his doctorate in education.
- Ian Haugh is an edTech veteran who is passionate about innovation and ensuring that all learners have the same educational experience. His career in edTech includes specialties in course evaluations, usage and adoption analysis and pedagogical digitization.
While practical issues of digital education are being improved, many universities and their teaching staff are realizing personalization and flexibility are essential for lasting student engagement in face-to-face, online, and hybrid courses, both synchronously and asynchronously. Technology-enhanced personalized learning journeys enable institutions and instructors to address the diverse needs of their students and provide them with the individual support crucial for their academic and professional success. This is especially important for community colleges that offer full vocational preparations, as each course and departments have different needs and requirements, but becomes challenging to implement, especially in asynchronous settings. How can we leverage technology to create lasting asynchronous engagement? Join our session to discover how California educators are working to cultivate personalized learning to boost student engagement in diverse course contexts.
- Boost interactivity in asynchronous settings.
- Cultivate an inclusive, flexible learning experience.
- Leverage collaborative learning for academic and professional student success.