Contact CTE and FSD for Teaching Transition Support

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Please contact us at the CTE ( or (956) 665.3763 (E) and  (956) 882.7334 (B)) or the Office of Faculty Success and Diversity ( or (956) 665-7899 (E) or (956) 882-6590 (B)) to schedule telephone or zoom meetings with the Senior VP for Faculty Success & Diversity, CTE Director, and/or Teaching Consultants to discuss specific pedagogical questions in this transition to remote teaching.

Teaching Consultants 

Pedagogical Areas

Dr. Selina Mireles

  • STEM
  • assessment


Dra. Alyssa G. Cavazos

  • Blackboard set up
  • Equitable and differentiated instruction
  • Feedback from and to students
  • Designing writing prompts
  • Active learning
  • Transparent teaching
  • Maintaining a community of learners
  • Discussion boards on BB

Dr. Elena Venegas

  • Education
  • Literacy
  • Social Sciences
  • Online learning tools

Dr. Art Brownlow

  • Anything to do with Apple devices or Apple ed tech
  • Creating instructional videos
  • Flipping course content online
  • Discussion boards on BB


Dr. Jun Sun


  • BlackBoard Collaborate Ultra


Dr. Louis Falk

  • Online teaching experience


Dr. Colin Charlton

  • Setting up Blackboard grading
  • Running zoom meetings for large or small groups
  • Converting service learning requirements to reflective non-face-to-face writing
  • Online feedback management


Dr. Diana Dominguez 

  • Setting up Blackboard grading, loading assignments, links to external sources, uploading texts, setting up discussion boards, using Bb external email feature.
  • Zoom or Blackboard Collaborate for synchronous "office hours" or discussion.
  • Effective online feedback and encourage student engagement
  • Providing an ethic of CARE for students