The TLC Expert Speaker Series introduces Otis College faculty and instructors to leading concepts in best practices / methodologies / learning theory applicable to the classroom.
On this page are the recordings of these live workshops.
Natalie Arps-Bumbera spoke at a spring 2018 Otis College Academic Assembly meeting in the Forum on how video can enhance course instruction and the different types of video one can create.
Check out Natalie's "TLC: Instructional Video Making Basics" playlist on LyndaCampus to get started making your own instructional videos. Natalie Arps-Bumbera teaches in the Liberal Arts and Sciences department and has extensive experience in video production.
Dr. Julie Spencer, Physician and Director of Otis College Student Health & Wellness Center, conducted a fall 2018 workshop targeted to faculty/instructors/staff at Otis College. In this workshop she discusses the basic neurobiology and developmental stage of the adolescent/young adult brain and how this basic knowledge will help faculty/instructors and staff learn to better communicate with students.
Dr. Nicholas Negrete, Dean of Student Affairs, conducted a Convocation workshop targeted to faculty/instructors/staff fall 2018 at Otis College. This workshop supports faculty/instructors to identify types of distress, know when to "refer" students for support, manage classroom incidents, and how to follow-up after an incident has occurred.
Dr. Rachel Brosamle, Psychologist/Counseling Director at Otis College fall 2018, conducted a Convocation workshop targeted to faculty/instructors/staff at Otis College. This workshop focuses on approaches and language you can use in the classroom to support resilience and student growth.
Dr. JoAnn Staten, Acting Assistant Chair for Liberal Arts and Sciences, conducted a Convocation workshop targeted to faculty/instructors/staff fall 2018 at Otis College. This workshop offers best practices for facilitating discussions on "hot-button" topics in ways that are inclusive and supportive, rather than divisive.