Description: This webinar will discuss on the differences and pros/con of on-campus vs. distance learning. We will focus on the experience of a podium lecturer who now is expanding his/her classroom internationally via online degree programs. We will talk about specific methods of adapting physical instruction for the virtual classroom, including but not limited to: pedagogy, technology, interpersonal relations, and forming a community among the student body. The speaker is looking forward to a lively interactive session, so please bring your questions, concerns, and comments!
Bio: Elissa Carney is a NIH Ruth Kirshstein fellow and doctoral candidate in Physiology and Biophysics at the Lombardi Cancer Center at Georgetown Medical Center, where she researches the effects of the timing of dietary exposures throughout the life cycle on the risk of reproductive cancer in the rodent model. She earned her Masters in Physiology with a specialization in Complementary and Alternative Medicine in 2006 at Georgetown University and Bachelors of Science Honors at Villanova University. Throughout her research career, Elissa has served different teaching roles spanning from a teaching assistant in undergraduate anatomy lab teaching assistant to adjunct instructor in a distance learning course for graduate advanced care nurses. Her passion lies in not only educating students but also the community on topics such as: biomedical sciences, exercise and nutrition, and health advocacy. In her spare time, Elissa loves (trying) to surf, Italian cooking, and dancing ballet.