What is an eMentor?

What is an eMentor? eMentors are instructors recognized for their experience in teaching with technology. These individuals work with Course Design & Technology to mentor instructors new to or interested in eLearning and how to do it right. eMentors serve for a term of three years.

As part of this group, the eMentors are responsible for:

  • Contributing to a broader discourse on campus eLearning as a member of Educational Technologies’ Advisory Board
  • Sharing their experience and expertise with colleagues by presenting at Course Design & Technology-sponsored seminars and the annual Celebration of Teaching conference
  • Becoming a certified course peer reviewer by completing the Quality Matters Course and workshop (paid for by Educational Technologies)
  • Conducting Quality Course reviews on a team of reviewers – up to 5 per year
  • Contributing thoughts about teaching practice, technology, trends, and other e-learning issues when needs arise.
  • Providing an annual summary of how their professional development funds are used
  • Mentoring instructors new to teaching with technology or who would like some additional assistance with their teaching practice.

Current eMentors

  • Matthew Ballou, Associate Teaching Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Art
  • Jenny Bossaller, Library Information Science Program Chair and Associate Professor, School of Information Science & Learning Technologies
  • Jennifer Fellabaum-Toston, Assistant Teaching Professor, Education Leadership and Policy Analysis
  • Dale Fitch, Director and Associate Professor, School of Social Work
  • Dr. Robin Harris, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Sinclair School of Nursing
  • Dorina Kosztin, Teaching Professor and Associate Chair, Physics
  • Linda Lair, Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education, Health Professions/Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
  • Alexandria Lewis, Assistant Teaching Professor, School of Social Work
  • Kerri McBee-Black, Instructor, Textile & Apparel Management
  • Bethany Stone, Teaching Professor, Biological Sciences
  • Jenna Wintemberg, Assistant Teaching Professor, Health Sciences, School of Health Professions