The College (PHHP) has a task force on Blended Learning.  We meet biweekly (Fridays at 11) to discuss and decide many aspects of the college's blended/flipped learning implementation:  Everything from technology decisions to classroom remodeling to syllabus revisions. We're currently working on identifying dimensions of teacher competencies, and how to measure them - as a prelude to developing a "teaching excellence" program and incorporating a stronger consideration of teaching excellence into the tenure and promotion process. Amanda Balkhi has been our most recent representative, so you could ask her about workload, pros/cons if you had questions.

We will have vacancies for at least one student member (possibly more), who would serve, I assume, from 7/1/2016 to 6/30/2017.  The student would have to be from the PHHP college.

Obviously this kind of "student service" looks good on a CV, especially for those who might have longer-term academic aspirations.

If you're interested in serving, please let me know, and I'll find out what more is required to be considered for nomination.

Best, Michael


Michael Marsiske, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Florida
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology
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