Linda Anstendig, who has a B.A. in English from Connecticut College, an MAT in English from Harvard University, and an Ed.D from Columbia Teacher’s College, was a Professor of English at Pace University for 24 years and is now Professor Emeritus. She is co-director of the ePortfolio Program and Director of the Strauss Thinking and Learning Center. During the past decade, she has served as Associate Dean, Director of Writing Across the Curriculum, and co-director of the Pforzheimer Faculty Development Center.
Dr. Anstendig’s publications include a text book, Writing through Literature, and numerous refereed journal articles on writing across the curriculum, service learning, and writing with technology. Recent publications, are a chapter in Designing Effective Assessment: Principles and Profiles of Good Practice, eds. Trudy Banta, Karen Black, and Elizabeth Jones, a chapter in Peter Seldin’s Teaching Portfolios, and a chapter in a book for college teachers called It Really Works: Ideas from Award Winning English Teachers. Since 2000 she has made approximately 20 presentations at national conferences dedicated to college writing, service learning, general education, and ePortfolio issues. Awards include the Kenan Award for Teaching Excellence, Dyson Award for Excellence in Teaching with Technology, President’s Award for Excellence, Dyson College Award for Distinguished Achievement, Dyson College Distinguished Contribution to General Education, and the University Award for Distinguished Faculty Service.
Sarah Burns Feyl currently serves as Assistant University Librarian for Instructional Services at Pace University. She has also served as adjunct instructor in the Palmer School of Library & Information Science, Long Island University. She manages and teaches in the Pace Library’s Information Literacy Instruction programs. Sarah co-chairs the Library Web Team, serves as “embedded librarian” in a variety of Blackboard course shells, and leads workshops for faculty on topics in technology, including the use of RSS feeds and Journal Alerts from research databases. She was part of the Presidential Learning Assessment Grant ePortfolio team in 2003 and continues to serve on the ePortfolio Advisory Board. Sarah uses Camtasia to create online instructional videos, and recently recorded the Library’s first audio walking tour. She serves on numerous faculty development teams and serve as an advocate for building a culture of assessment at Pace. In June 20121 and June 2012 she co-convened (with Beth Gordon and Jim Stenerson) one of the NYU Faculty Resource Network’s Summer Seminars, “Interactive Technologies for Teaching and Learning.” Sarah earned my BA in English from SUNY Geneseo, her MA in Theology and Religious Studies from Villanova University, and her Masters in Library Science from SUNY Albany.
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Dr. Beth Gordon is the Executive Director for Academic Technology and the Co-Director of ePortfolios at Pace University. She is also an adjunct instructor who has designed and taught face-to-face, blended and online courses in English, Communications and Psychology. Beth has been an ePortfolio enthusiast for more than ten years and often presents at national conferences on ePortfolio use and other related topics such as blended teaching and learning and emerging technologies.
From 2004-2007, Beth was the Primary Investigator for the National Science Foundation Grant, Enhancing the Mathematical Foundation of Students through Online Course Modules. Beth also co-authored a chapter in Teaching Inclusively in Higher Education, titled “The Technological Age of Teaching.” Other recent publications include co-authoring “Using Technology to Enhance the Learning Experience: A Case Study in Pedagogy” published in the National Social Science and Technology Journal, June 2012 and “Changing the Security Culture: Graduate Education in Homeland Security, published in Journal of the Homeland Security Education Network, March 2012. Beth earned her BA in Literature from Binghamton University, her MA in English Education from SUNY–Albany, and her PhD in Educational Technology from Walden University.
James F. Stenerson, Ph.D. is the founding executive director of the Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology which oversees faculty development initiatives at Pace University. Dr. Stenerson is an adjunct professor in the Dyson College of Arts and Science where he designed and implemented a number of online courses. Jim remains instrumental at Pace with the incorporation of technology into the instructional process. He designed a number of faculty workshops addressing the challenges of instructional technology. Jim chairs the Provost’s Council on Distributed Education and the Student Instructional Technology Committee. His office provides key support and professional development for faculty when addressing tenure and promotion and introducing new innovative teaching methodologies.