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Thursday, June 10 • 10:30am - 11:00am
Reanimating Continuous Improvement for the New Normal

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Since 2017, our University of Mississippi Department of Writing and Rhetoric team, collaborating with Lumen Learning, has implemented a continuous improvement program for the OER, modular, adaptive courseware developed for our first-year writing classes. The pandemic paused our continuous improvement initiative, providing an opportunity to assess and revitalize our efforts. This presentation describes our pre-pandemic continuous improvement workflow, considers challenges faced during the pandemic, and summarizes plans for reinvigorating the program in the new normal.

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Andrew Davis

Instructional Design & Training Specialist, University of Mississippi
Andrew Davis is the instructional designer for the Department of Writing and Rhetoric. He also teaches professional writing and research courses. His research interests include technical communication, usability, online course development, and adaptive/personalized learning, and passionate... Read More →
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Guy Krueger

Curriculum Chair and Core Lecturer, University of Mississippi
Guy Krueger is the Writing 101 Curriculum Chair and a Core Lecturer at the University of Mississippi. His research interests include all things first-year composition.
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Karen Forgette

Assistant Chair and Core Lecturer, University of Mississippi
Karen Forgette is the Assistant Chair and a Core Lecturer in the Department of Writing and Rhetoric.  Her current research focuses on first-year writing.

Thursday June 10, 2021 10:30am - 11:00am PDT