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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Experts

Faculty Commons is home to a variety of experts who partner to help faculty with their professional development needs.

If you're not sure which expert is the best fit for your needs, email Faculty Affairs and we will help you get in touch with the right consultant.

Experts in Faculty Commons

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Beth Beam, PhD

Education Researcher
Interprofessional Academy of Educators
402.559.6547 | Email | Bio

Expertise: Research design, interviews and focus groups, publication, writing groups, reflective practice, video recording for research, measuring behavior change

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Laura Chytka

Instructional Technologist II
IT Academic Technologies
402.559.7822 | Email | Book Consultation

Expertise: Remote teaching tools, teaching strategies, curriculum design, educational best practices, using technology in the classroom, Echo360 ALP, Poll Everywhere

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Julie Gregg

Instructional Designer
IT Academic Technologies
402.559.5674 | Email | Book Consultation

Expertise: Course planning, instructional design, blended learning, remote teaching strategies, educational best practices, using technology in the classroom, remote teaching, Canvas, ALLY, TurnItIn, Poll Everywhere

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Michelle Howell, PhD

Education Researcher
Interprofessional Academy of Educators
402.559.7165 | Email

Expertise: Mixed methods research design, best practices in survey and assessment development, qualitative and quantitative data collection methods, qualitative data analysis software, funding educational research, publishing educational research

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Michael Kozak

Instructional Designer
IT Academic Technologies
402.559.7609 | Email | Book Consultation

Expertise: Course planning, instructional design, blended learning, remote teaching, educational best practices, using technology in the classroom, Canvas

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Linda M. Love, EdD

Director
Faculty Development
402.559.5509 | Email | Bio

Expertise: Course planning, assessment strategies, teaching strategies, blended learning, remote teaching, lecture skills, writing learning objectives, learning methods, educational best practices, social media, presentation skills, coaching, promotion and tenure, leadership development

Close-by Experts

Adjacent to Faculty Commons is the E-Learning Lab, which is staffed by an experienced e-learning team who provide guidance regarding e-module development, instructional design and the EZStudio.