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2015-2019 OCAC Certificate Recipients

The following instructors and courses have been certified through a course review process led by three peer instructors who have taught online, and selected by the Online Course Advisory Council.  These courses were reviewed to meet the UNM Online Best Practices Rubric standards in 5 Categories: Course Overview and Introduction, Instructional Elements, Interaction and Collaboration, Assessment and Feedback, and Course Evaluation.

The UNM rubric was developed at the direction of the Provost by faculty members serving on the Online Course Advisory Council and approved by the Faculty Senate Teaching Enhancement Committee.  The following are the  Recipients who have been awarded the Online Course Advisory Best Practices Certificate.

Spring 2019 Recipients

  • Quality Matters IconAngelica Boyle, Visiting Lecturer II

    HED 371 Introduction to Public & Community Health

  • Cody Wiley, Adjunct Faculty II

    GEOG 140 Introduction to World Regions

  • Dave Dixon, Lecturer III

    ECON 105 Introductory Macroeconomics

  • Linda Shul, Professional Faculty

    MGMT 322 Marketing Management

  • Kathy Isaacson, Lecturer III

    CJ 327 Persuastive Communication

  • Tony Tiongson, Associate Professor

    AMST 184 Intro to American Popular Culture

  • Doris Careaga-Coleman, Lecturer III

    CJ 327 Literatura y Cultura Afro-Mexicana

  • Liz Johnson, Lecturer II

    MEDL 320 Introduction to Clinical Hematology and Hemostasis

Fall 2018 Recipients

  • Jenn Gutierrez, Instructor

    EDUC 595 Advanced Field Experience

  • Lisa Gerber, Principal Lecturer

    PHIL 156 Reasononing and Critical Thinking

  • Lisa Marchiondo, Assistant Professor

    MGMT 306 Organizational Behavior and Diversity

  • Yen Pham, Assistant Professor

    SPCD 440/550 Introduction to Learning Disabilities

Spring 2018 Recipients

  • Quality Matters Icon Sheryl Dodd-Hansen, Temp Part-time Faculty
    CE 574 Principles of Written Construction Documents
  • Quality Matters Icon Gail Houston, Professor
    ENGL 295 Survey of Later English Literature
  • Quality Matters Icon Kelly Van Andel, Term Teaching Faculty
    ENGL 304 The Bible as Literature
  • Quality Matters Icon Cody Wiley, Adjunct Faculty II
    GEOG 101 Land, Water, Life
  • Quality Matters Icon Dave Dixon, Lecturer III
    ECON 303 Intermediate Microeconomics 1
  • Lea Briggs, Assistant Professor
    OILS 320 Information Management for Professionals
  • Satya Witt, Senior Lecturer
    BIO 112L Biology for Non-Majors
  • Quality Matters Icon Luke Gorton, Lecturer III
    CLST 107 Greek Mythology
  • Tiffany Bourelle, Assistant Professor
    ENGL 120 Accelerated Composition
  • Shadee Abdi, Lecturer III
    CJ 130 Public Speaking
  • Cristina Reiser, Lecturer III
    ECON 106 Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Quality Matters Icon Christina Calleros, Assistant Professor
    DEHY 330 Dental Health Education
  • Tiffany Bourelle, Assistant Professor
    ENGL 219 Technical and Professional Writing
  • Quality Matters Icon Holly Hitzemann, Temp Part-time Faculty
    MGMT 498, Strategic Management

Fall 2017 Recipients

  • Quality Matters Icon Paul Rhien, Temp Part-time Faculty
    ALB 365 Social Media Arts Marketing
  • Quality Matters Icon Justine Andrews, Associate Professor and Chair
    ARTH 201 History of Art I
  • Quality Matters IconCarmen Samora, Assistant Research Faculty
    CCS 201 Introduction to Chicana Chicano Studies
  • Quality Matters Icon Marjori Krebs, Associate Professor
    EDUC 101 Introduction to Education in New Mexico
  • Quality Matters Icon Cheryl Torrez, Associate Professor
    EDUC 502 Advanced Instructional Strategies
  • Quality Matters Icon Marissa Greenberg, Associate Professor
    ENGL 354 Milton
  • Sheri Williams, Assistant Professor
    LEAD 560 Instructional Leadership, Supervision, and Evaluation
  • Ann Brooks, Principal Lecturer
    MGMT 303 Managrial Accounting
  • Jacqueline Hood, Professor
    MGMT 306 Organizational Behavior and Diversity
  • Jan Martin, Assistant Professor
    NURS 410 Foundations of Leading Change and Advancing Health
  • Quality Matters Icon Tiffany Lee, Professor
    NATV 305 Indigenous Self-Determination in Education
  • Jacqueline Wuellner, Instructor of Nursing
    NURS 429 Intro to Holistic Nursing

Spring 2017 Recipients

  • Quality Matters Icon Ruth Meredith, Temp Part-time Faculty
    ARTH 101 Introduction to Art
  • Quality Matters Icon Carmen Samora, Assistant Research Faculty
    CCS 342 Race, Culture, Gender, Class History of New Mexico
  • Quality Matters Icon Kathy Isaacson, Lecturer III
    CJ 221 Interpersonal Communication - TA Master Course
  • Quality Matters Icon Kathy Isaacson, Lecturer III
    CJ 323 Nonverbal Communication - TA Master Course
  • Quality Matters Icon Christine Nathe, Professor
    DEHY 538 Stats in Dental Hygiene
  • Quality Matters Icon Irene Welch, Senior Lecturer III
    EDUC 330L  Teaching of Reading to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students
  • Quality Matters Icon Tiffany Bourelle, Assistant Professor
    ENGL110  Composition III
  • Quality Matters Icon Robin Minthorn, Assistant Professor
    LEAD 509 Leadership & Organizational Change
  • Quality Matters Icon Shawn Secatero, Assistant Professor
    LEAD 521 School Finance and Resource Allocation
  • Quality Matters Icon Dawn Nordquist, Visiting Lecturer III
    LING 101 Introduction to the Study of Language - TA Master Course
  • Quality Matters Icon Bryan Wehrli, Lecturer III
    EDUC 590 Master's Capstone
  • Quality Matters Icon Angelica Boyle, Temp Part-time Faculty
    HED 477/577 Stress Management
  • Amelia Nelson, Senior Lecturer
    MGMT 463 Employment Law for Business Managers
  • Quality Matters Icon Robert Tepper, Principal Lecturer
    MGMT 559  Law for Accountants
  • Quality Matters Icon Nuzhat Ali, Senior Lecturer I
    NURS 409 Health Policy, Economics & Systems
  • Quality Matters Icon Ruth De Rego, Assistant Professor & Van Roper, Assistant Professor
    NURS 526 Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Quality Matters Icon Melinda Tinkle, Associate Professor
    NURS 405 Genetic Literacy Across the Lifespan
  • Quality Matters Icon Cheryl Bryan, Temp Part-time Faculty
    PSY 329 Adolescent Psychology
  • Bruno Gagnon, Temp Part-time Faculty
    PSY 400 History of Psychology
  • Quality Matters Icon Eva Rodriguez Gonzalez, Associate Professor
    SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish I - TA Master Course
  • Quality Matters Icon Eva Rodriguez Gonzalez, Associate Professor

    SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish II - TA Master Course

Fall 2016 Recipients

  • Quality Matters Icon Kersti Tyson, Assistant Professor
    EDUC 361 Teaching Mathematics K-8
  • Quality Matters Icon Marjori Krebs, Associate Professor
    EDUC 563 Mentoring Educators for Professional Growth
  • Quality Matters Icon Yoo Kyung Sung, Associate Professor
    EDUC/LLSS 537 International Literature for Young People
  • Quality Matters Icon Regina Chavez Puccetti, Lecturer II
    FA 250 Introduction to Arts Management
  • Quality Matters Icon Mary Kathleen Towle, Temp Part-time Faculty
    MGMT 326 Financial Management
  • Quality Matters Icon Asal Naseri, Lecturer II
    ME 306 Dynamics
  • Heidi Rogers, Assistant Professor
    NURS 501 Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing
  • Quality Matters Icon Kim Cox, Associate Professor
    NURS 613 Mixed Methods Research
  • Quality Matters Icon Angeline Delucas, Assistant Professor
    NURS 703 Applied Clinical Research in Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Bruce Perlman, Regents' Professor
    PADM 522 Program Evaluation
  • Quality Matters Icon Ellen Grigsby, Principal Lecturer
    POLS 260 Political Ideas
  • Quality Matters Icon Donna Ray, Lecturer III
    RELG 264 Western Religions
  • Quality Matters Icon Phyllis Palmer, Associate Professor
    SHS 302 Intro to Communication Disorders

Spring 2016 Recipients

  • Quality Matters Icon Laurel Lampela, Professor
    ARTE 590 Current Trends and Issues in Art Education
  • Quality Matters Certification Satya Witt, Lecturer III
    BIOL 110-A Biology for Non-Majors
  • Quality Matters Icon Melissa Velasco, Temp Part-time Faculty
    DANC 105 Dance Appreciation
  • Terri Flowerday, Professor
    EDPY 310 Learning and the Classroom
  • Quality Matters Icon Virginia Padilla Vigil, Temp Part-time Faculty
    EDUC 400 Elementary Student Teaching Seminar
  • Quality Matters Icon Lisa Chavez, Associate Professor
    ENG 224 Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Quality Matters Icon Ying Xu, Term Teaching Faculty
    ENGL 315 Interdisciplinary Approaches to Literature:  The Outlaw and the Outlawed in American Literature
  • Quality Matters Icon Julie Shigekuni, Professor
    ENGL 421 Advanced Creative Writing-Fiction
  • Quality Matters Icon Sheri Williams, Assistant Professor
    LEAD 503 Data-Informed Instructional Leadership
  • Quality Matters Icon Barbara Masten, Professor
    MEDL 234 Introduction to Clinical Immunology
  • Quality Matters Icon Lee Danielson, Associate Professor
    MEDL 310L Introduction to Clinical Chemistry
  • Quality Matters Icon Amelia Nelson, Senior Lecturer
    MGMT 310 Legal Issues for Managers
  • Quality Matters Icon Mary Margaret Rogers, Associate Professor of Management
    MGMT 586 Strategic Logistics Management
  • Quality Matters Jennifer Lau, Principal Lecturer III
    MUS 139 Music Appreciation
  • Quality MattersJeffrey Piper, Professor
    MUS 375 The Beatles: Revolution
  • Quality Matters Icon Paula Corbin-Swalin, Temp Part-time Faculty
    MUS 376 Film Music History
  • Quality Matters Icon Debra Smith, Principal Lecturer III
    NURS 302 Advancement of Professional Nursing
  • Quality Matters Icon Amy Weiss, Assistant Professor & Kathy Minoli, Senior Lecturer
    NURS 543 Pharmacological Principals of Clinical Therapeutics
  • PJ Woods, Associate Professor
    NURS 705 The Business & Policy of Practice & Their Effects on the U.S. Health Care System
  • Quality Matters Icon Barbra Portzline, Temp Part-time Faculty
    OILS 544 Program Evaluation
  • Quality Matters Icon Michael Hess, Temp Part-time Faculty
    POLS 200 American Politics
  • Quality Matters Icon Bruno Gagnon, Temp Part-time Faculty
    PSY 376 The Psychology of Love
  • Quality Matters Icon Rebecca Blankley, Senior Lecturer III
    RADS 481 Medical Imaging Pathology
  • Quality Matters Icon Kelly Van Andel, Term Teaching Faculty
    RELG 107 Living World Religions
  • Quality Matters Icon Carmen Julia Holguin Chaparro, Lecturer III
    SPAN 307 Introduction to Hispanic Literature
  • Quality Matters Icon Justina Trott, Temp Part-time Faculty
    WMST 379 Women, Medicine & Health

Fall 2015 Recipients

  • Quality Matters Icon Keith Hunley, Associate Professor 
    ANTH 150 Evolution and Human Emergence
  • Quality Matters Icon David Weiss, Assistant Professor 
    CJ 387 Introduction to Strategic Communication
  • Quality Matters Icon Charles Fleddermann, Professor
    ECE 203 Circuit Analysis I
  • Quality Matters Icon Cristina Reiser, Lecturer III 
    ECON 105 Introductory Macroeconomics
  • Quality Matters Icon Jan Armstrong, Professor 
    EDPY 303 Human Growth and Development
  • Quality Matters Icon Irene Welch-Mooney, Senior Lecturer
    EDUC 331/531 Teaching of Reading in the Elementary School
  • Quality Matters Icon Cheryl Torrez, Associate Professor
    EDUC 542 Principles of Curriculum Development
  • Quality Matters Icon CK Barlow, Lecturer II
    FA 470 Advanced Topics in Arts Management Practices: Arts Entrepreneurship
  • Quality Matters Icon Cody Wiley, Adjunct Faculty II
    GEOG 102 People & Place
  • Quality Matters Icon Peter Vorobieff, Professor
    ME 530 Theoretical Fluid Mechanics
  • Quality Matters IconYu-Lin Shen, Professor 
    ME 542 Deformation Analysis and Modeling
  • Quality Matters Icon Elizabeth Greer, Director & Principal Lecturer
    RADS 406 Medical Imaging Theory III
  • Quality Matters Icon Ann Brooks, Principal Lecturer 
    MGMT 550 Professional Accounting
  • Quality Matters Icon Joshua Saiz, Temp Part-time Faculty
    MGMT 637 Database Management
  • Quality Matters Icon Laurie Schatzberg, Professor Emerita
    MGMT 630 Management of IS
  • Quality Matters Icon Robin Meize-Grochowski, Professor
    NURS 332 Evidence-Based Practice
  • Quality Matters Icon Jacqueline Wuellner, Instructor of Nursing 
    NURS 515 Nurse Educator Roles and Professional Issues
  • Jennifer Bennett, Temp Part-time Faculty
    PSY 332 Abnormal Behavior
  • Quality Matters Icon Lisa Gerber, Senior Lecturer
    RELG 263 Eastern Religions
  • Quality Matters Icon Becky Adams, Temp Part-time Faculty
    OILS 530 Theory & Practice of Distance Learning

More information about OCAC and the Golden Paw Award

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