Celebrate Teaching and Learning Excellence
Master Teacher Awards Ceremony
The Master Teacher Program at Winston-Salem State University is a collaborative effort to help more experienced faculty become increasingly effective teachers and members of the academic community. The Program was designed with the realization that faculty are central to learning and academic excellence at WSSU.
The ceremony was held on October 22, 2012 in the McNeil Banquet Hall at the Anderson Center. The ceremony opened with an introduction by Dr. Manuel Vargas. Student testimonials were given by three students; John Andrew Siegrist, Jwahn Lowery, and Brianna Rose. Reflective speeches were given by Dr. Melissa Mann, Dr. Manju Bhat, Dr. Leonard Muaka, and Dr. Michael Brookshaw. Dr. Tiffany Baffour presented the awards and closing remarks were given by Dr. Denise Pearson.
Developing an Online Course: Principles and Practices for Online Course Development
Congratulations! These faculty members worked diligently during a two week course, completed assignments, and expanded their knowledge. Principles and Practices for Online Course Development were offered to maximize the role of our faculty and departments in the design of their online courses.
Thee major components of developing a distance education course were emphasized: course design; interaction and collaboration, and assessment. This two week, asynchronous, online course helped faculty develop a structured and well planned distance learning course.