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Conversation #89: Panel on Faculty Development Podcasting

A conversation between Tenisha Baca and Beth Eyres (Glendale Community College), Derek Bruff (Vanderbilt), Jason Todd, and Bart Everson (XULA) on faculty development podcasting. This conversation was recorded live at the POD Network 2019 conference in Pittsburgh.


Tenisha Baca is Residential Faculty for the Communication and World Languages Department at Glendale Community College in Arizona. She has a Master of Arts in Communication Studies and a Master of Education in Higher and Post-Secondary Education. She has been a Faculty Developer for GCC’s Center for Teaching Learning and Engagement for three years, a co-host of the Two Prof’s in a Pod podcast for two years, and a member of the POD Network for two years. She loves all things teaching, learning, and other stuff.

Beth Eyres is Residential Faculty for the English, Reading, and Journalism Department at Glendale Community College in Arizona. She has a Master of Arts in English from Northern Arizona University and a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education and English from Arizona State University. She has been the eCourse Faculty Lead, a part of the Center for Teaching and Learning, and a co-host of the Two Prof’s in a Pod podcast for two years.

Derek Bruff is director of the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching and a principal senior lecturer in the Vanderbilt Department of Mathematics. As director, he oversees the Center’s programming and offerings for faculty and graduate students, helping them develop foundational teaching skills and explore new ideas in teaching and learning. He is the author of Teaching with Classroom Response Systems: Creating Active Learning Environments (Jossey-Bass, 2009) and Intentional Tech: Principles to Guide the Use of Educational Technology in College Teaching (WVU Press, 2019).

Jay Todd studied writing with Frederick and Steven Barthelme and Mary Robison at the Center for Writers at the University of Southern Mississippi. His fiction has appeared in journals such as Southern California Review, Chicago Quarterly Review, Fiction Weekly, and 971 Magazine. Since 2007, he has been a member of Department of English at Xavier, where he teaches American Literature, Freshman Composition, Modern English Grammars, and The Graphic Novel and Social Justice. From 2007 to 2010, Dr. Todd served as Xavier's Writing Center Director. From 2010 until 2015, he served as QEP Director, managing Xavier's Read Today, Lead Tomorrow initiative. In 2015, he became the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development's first Associate Director for Programming. As Associate Director for Programming, Dr. Todd assists in providing high-quality, relevant, evidence-based programming in support of CAT+FD's mission to serve faculty across all career stages and areas of professional responsibility. Dr. Todd is a member of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, the Popular Culture Association, and the Louisiana Association for College Composition.

Bart Everson is just this guy, you know?

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About Bart Everson

Creative Generalist in the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Faculty Development at Xavier University of Louisiana

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