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Thu, Mar 24



Best Practices in Online Education & Forging Collaboration: Academic and Industry Partnerships

Learn from fellow educators the skills to make you a more effective online educator and the importance of collaboration in our field - in the classroom, lab and conference room.

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Mar 24, 2022, 7:00 PM EDT


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Title: Best practices in online education A/Prof Negin Mirriahi will share best practice suggestions for teaching and designing post-graduate online courses. She will discuss effective strategies for multimedia and online videos, building a community of practice, the use of learning analytics to support teaching and inform practice, and evaluation approaches.  

Bio: Dr Mirriahi is an Associate Professor in Education Futures at the University of South Australia a member of the Centre for Change and Complexity in Learning. She holds a Doctorate in Education with a focus on online learning, a Master’s in Educational Technology and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. With over 15 years of working in higher education institutions in Canada and Australia, Negin has extensive experience in managing, designing, implementing, and researching innovative educational technology in higher education and in designing fully online, blended, and open courses. She has taught online post-graduate courses for the past 8 years and currently teaches post graduate courses on learning analytics and digital learning environments. She has previously co-designed and co-taught the award-winning Coursera MOOC titled Learning to Teach Online at UNSW Australia and the recent EdX MOOC titled Pivoting to Online Teaching: Research and Practitioner Perspectives.  

Title: Forging Collaboration: Academic and Industry Partnerships  Dr Marusiak will review the recently launched ASU Clinical Research and Regulatory Industry Alliance (CRIA). The ASU Regulatory Science and Clinical Research Management Capstone provides an opportunity for senior graduate students to experience clinical trial development, implementation, and management and regulatory development in the clinical research industry. Proposed Alliance will enable experiential research, collaboration and innovation partnerships between ASU, students and faculty, researchers and industry, government and non-profit organizations to identify unexpected opportunities to create extraordinary value.  

Bio: Dr Marusiak mentors ASU CRM and regulatory students throughout their capstone project. A critical care specialist (registered nurse) by training, Dr. Marusiak holds a DHSc in Global Health, a Master’s in Clinical Research Management, and has more than four decades of experience in the areas of healthcare (ER, Surgical ICU, military) and clinical research (Pharma, Medical Device, and reproductive genomics). She has worked in the capacity of an Investigator, Senior Clinical Research Coordinator, Senior Clinical Research Associate II, Project Manager and Senior Clinical Trial Manager for international, national and state-funded programs and studies. 

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