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Tools for Online Teaching

“Tools for Online Teaching” by Erin Barnes on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (1 unit). Explore considerations for developing an online course, and become familiar with diverse tools that can be used to make the online experience engaging to students.



Erin Barnes coordinates, develops, and assesses the University of Iowa’s (UI) cross campus Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) effort. She holds a doctoral degree in Rehabilitation Counselor Education from the University of Iowa. With over 10 years of experience teaching in higher education, Barnes’ pedagogical approach employs experiential and cooperative learning to develop innovative spaces for students to build skills. Barnes was widely recognized for her community engagement work, earning her the “Rehabilitation Professional of the Year” award for the State of Texas in 2016, and a nomination for the Outstanding Teaching Award from the College of Health Sciences at the University of Texas at El Paso. In 2017, she received the “Alumnus of the Year” award from the UI’s Rehabilitation and Counselor Education Department.



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Wednesday, January 17 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Online. Connection information will be emailed to registrants., NA NA

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Graduate Professional Development, Teaching


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Erin Barnes

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