April 24, 9:45 am – 10:45 am
Track(s): 
Track 1: Teaching, Learning, and Assessment
Track 3: Student Engagement and Persistence
Moderator: 
Dean Rishel
Department Chair
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles-Irvine
Elevating the Faculty Experience

Academic leaders from Ashford will share the scope of faculty development that focuses on the development of strong pedagogy within the online classroom. Topics to be discussed include onboarding, faculty development, and evaluation.

Tony Farrell
Executive Dean
Ashford University
Mihaela Tanasescu
Executive Dean/College of Health and Human Services
Ashford University
Denise Maxwell
Associate Dean/College of Education
Ashford University
Iris Lafferty
Associate Dean/College of Education
Ashford University
Integrated Analysis of Online Faculty Behaviors in an Entry Level Online Course: What Characteristics Distinguish Between the Good and the Great?

Ashford University faculty and academic leadership partnered with Data Intelligence to examine the relationship between qualitative/quantitative instructional behaviors and student success in an online, entry point course completed by over 20,000 students. Findings indicate faculty performance was distinguishable by several quantitative factors.

Jeffrey Hall
Professor & Department Chair
Ashford University
Andrew Shean
Vice Provost of Curriculum & Innovation
Ashford University
Debby Hailwood
Lead Faculty
Ashford University
Zhilin Tang
Statistical Analyst
Bridgepoint Education