Please join us for the next event in our fall faculty development Lunch & Learn series, Student Collaboration That Drives Engagement! During this interactive session, hear from two faculty members, Dr. Stephanie Dodman and Prof. Boris Willis, on how they incorporate group work and collaborative projects to engage students in their own courses.

Date: Tuesday, October 27
Time: 12:00-1:30pm
Location: Research Hall 163

Whether you teach online, hybrid, flipped, or face-to-face, all Mason faculty and GTA/GRAs are welcome. Light refreshments provided. Feel free to bring your own lunch!

Space is limited, RSVP here!

This series is co-sponsored by Mason Online, the Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence, and ITS Learning Support Services. To view recordings from the September Lunch & Learn, visit

stephanie dodmanDr. Stephanie Dodman is an Assistant Professor for the Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning (ASTL) program in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD). Having joined the Mason community in 2011, Dr. Dodman teaches courses in the foundations of education as well as in curriculum and instruction. Her research surrounds issues in educational equity, particularly with regard to teacher learning and professional development for high-needs schools and inclusive classrooms.

borris willisProf. Boris Willis is an Assistant Professor for the Computer Game Design Program in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA). With interests focusing on the interaction between computer games and gaming, storytelling, video, animation, and human movement, Prof. Willis’ research and professional performance projects have allowed Mason’s Game Program to not only strengthen its foundational offerings, but also to augment the program’s mission into critical interdisciplinary areas of study.