PATT Consultations

PATT Consultations

The PATT program offers consultation sessions to faculty members who are interested in utilizing technology to improve teaching in the classrooms, or to improve student engagement in both classrooms and online. Please contact a PATT team member below for your questions.

C. Gabrielle Salfati - Course design and student engagement

  • Starting online teaching as a beginner
  • Hybrid Teaching
  • The “Flipped” Classroom Design
  • Moving Student Engagement Activities Online
  • Time Management in Online Teaching

To sign up for a session, please email

Patrick O'Hara - One-on-One and small group mentoring

  • More efficiently managing communications flows with students by utilizing common Blackboard features.
  • Exploiting Turnitin's substantial capacity for improving feedback to students while saving faculty time.
  • Utilizing voice recognition software to streamline faculty effort in the online environment and generally.
  • Making the Blackboard course environment an inviting, active learning destination for students.
  • A range of approaches for content creation in Blackboard to support both online and campus classes.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1:30pm to 3pm for both in-person faculty mentoring and online mentoring (Blackboard Collaborate). To sign up for a session, please email

Adam Scott Wandt - Academic technology development

  • Academic technology consulting focusing on incorporating technology in the classroom following best practices and pedagogically sound methods
  • Classroom Clicker (response systems)
  • Integrating podcasting into traditional and online courses
  • Strengthening hybrid and online courses
  • Integrating emerging technologies into the classroom
  • Integrating mobile devices into the learning environment
  • Streamlining student-to-faculty communications via web based software solutions
  • Using web based educational tools other than Blackboard
  • The use of web based office hour scheduling systems
  • Questions relating to the PATT Academic Technology Grant
  • Other needs as they arise

To sign up for a session please go to the online schedule or email