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18 and counting: IU Southeast builds momentum in Quality Matters-certified online courses27th February 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Last week Dr. Robin Morgan, professor of psychology, earned official Quality Matters certification for her online course, Behavioral Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence (PSY-P 425). That means IU Southeast now boasts 18 QM-certified online courses. QM is the gold standard of quality assurance for online education. During the certification process, …

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Dr. Robin K. Morgan named Bender Fellow, will lead development of new module series on effective teaching13th February 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Robin K. Morgan, professor of psychology and director of the IU Southeast Institute for Learning and Teaching Excellence (ILTE), has received the Bender Fellowship from the IU Faculty Academy on Excellence in Teaching (FACET), and will lead the development of an Indiana University-wide online module series that provides high-quality, …

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Faculty Innovator: Linda Christiansen11th February 2019

Linda ChristiansenProfessor of BusinessSchool of Business By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—In 2001, when employees of the firm Arthur Andersen were found guilty of obstruction justice after shredding financial documents implicating them and their client, Enron, in possible federal crimes, several business students at IU Southeast reached out to Linda Christiansen. “You are clairvoyant!” they …

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Faculty Innovator: Gary Pinkston12th December 2018

Gary Pinkston Associate Professor of Education School of Education               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Gary Pinkston, associate professor of education and educational technology instructor, asked a volunteer to grip his arm, as the class looked on. The volunteer gripped hard. Pinkston tried to free himself by pulling back, …

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Faculty Innovator: Yunmi Choi21st November 2018

Yunmi Choi Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication School of Arts and Letters               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Yunmi Choi, assistant professor of strategic communication, can explain why classic rock is used in beer and truck commercials during football games. It’s because of the reminiscence bump, an advertising term …

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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning conference presents leading-edge research2nd October 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The second annual Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Conference at IU Southeast convened last week with recognizable signs of success: more people and more sessions. Launched by the Institute for Learning and Teaching Excellence (ILTE) last year, the gathering has doubled its attendance to 115 instructors, drawing participants from …

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ILTE Teaching Mini-Conference focuses on the practical19th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Just prior to the beginning of term, over 90 IU Southeast instructors gathered for the 9th annual Teaching Mini-Conference with a focus on practical teaching. By now, the impacts of the workshops and discussions at this event are being felt in classrooms across campus. Launched by the Institute for Excellence …

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Faculty Innovator: John Ross7th September 2018

John Ross Assistant Professor of Management School of Business               By Steven Krolak When it comes to classroom innovation, John Ross has a simple mantra: “It’s fun to do different.” As assistant professor of management in the School of Business, Ross teaches small business management, organizational behavior and leadership. …

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