Zooming Through the Pandemic: Best Practices

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Brief Abstract

In this session, you will discuss and share teaching ideas, strategies, and student activities that can be adapted across disciplines to maximize student learning in an online, synchronous learning environment.

Presenters

Tasia Hilton-Betton, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM is an Assistant Professor of Healthcare Management. She is also an ASCP certified Medical Laboratory Scientist. Dr. Hilton-Betton currently serves as a member of the Clinical Laboratory Management Association (CLMA) Active Response Team and is a peer-reviewer for the Journal of Health Administration Education (JHAE). Dr. Hilton-Betton has two Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry and Medical Laboratory Science and has Master's degrees in the areas of Chemistry & Healthcare Management along with a PhD in Health Services - Healthcare Administration. Dr. Hilton-Betton has taught in higher education for over 10 years in the areas of chemistry, health science, and healthcare administration. Her 10+ years of clinical laboratory experience includes working in Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Toxicology, and Health IT. Her research interests include healthcare employee turnover, organizational commitment, job burnout, and student retention.

Extended Abstract

Platforms like Zoom provide many opportunities for visual presentations, student interaction, and open discussion. In this session, you will discuss and share teaching ideas, strategies, and student activities that can be adapted across disciplines to maximize student learning in an online, synchronous learning environment. The purpose of this session is to allow participants an opportunity to consider ways in which we can leverage the Zoom platform for use in a synchronous, online teaching setting to optimize student learning and engagement.