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Teaching/Learning Center: EXPERT SPEAKER SERIES


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.

Creating Classroom Video

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.

Disruptive, Distressed, Dangerous 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.

Transcript pending.

Supporting Growth & Resilience in the Classroom

Dr. Rachel Brosamle, Psychologist/Counseling Director, conducted a Convocation workshop targeted to faculty/instructors/staff fall 2018 at Otis College. This workshop focuses on approaches and language you can use in the classroom to support resilience and student growth.

Transcript pending.

Facilitating Difficult Discussions in Turbulent Times

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.

Transcript pending.

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