• Vera Polyakova-Norwood
  • Director of Online Learning
    College of Nursing

  • Beverly Baliko
  • Associate Professor,
    College of Nursing

  • Mary Boyd
  • Associate Professor,
    College of Nursing

  • Details

  • Monday,
  • February 17, 2014
  • 10:50 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
  • Center for Teaching Excellence
  • Thomas Cooper Library, Room L511

This event is sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence.


Do you find it challenging to teach large online classes? Would you like to know more strategies for helping students engage with classmates and course material? In this informative session, you'll learn about three successful strategies and easy-to-use technologies for designing, teaching and managing interactive courses for large cohorts of undergraduate students.

About the Facilitators

Vera Polyakova-Norwood, M.Ed., is the Director of Online Learning in the College of Nursing, where she assists faculty with design, development, implementation and evaluation of online courses, modules and activities. She has led numerous workshops on technology-based teaching and learning for USC faculty and graduate students.

Beverly Baliko, Ph.D., RN has taught undergraduate and graduate nursing courses since 2001. She has a strong interest in online teaching/learning formats and has been an enthusiastic faculty collaborator in the promotion of innovative classroom strategies for adult learners, both in transitioning existing courses, to online delivery, and in new course development. She has presented research findings at several regional, national, and international venues.

Mary Boyd, Ph.D., RN teaches psychiatric mental health nursing. She teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Classes taught include Advanced Research Methods in the Ph.D. Program and Research Methods for the Masters and DNP Programs.


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