Karen Baynham

Director - Arts And Humanities
contemp@utdallas.edu
972-883-2978
JO4914
Tags: Communication Public Adminstration Management

Professional Preparation

Online Teaching Certification Level 1 - BlackBoard
UT Dallas - 2017
MAIS - Communication, Management, and Public Administration
University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX - 2006
BAIS - Communication, Business, and Management
University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX - 2001

Appointments

Senior Lecturer
University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas [2014–Present]
Communication, Basic Course Director
Adjunct Faculty
University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas [2014–Present]
Advanced Business Communications
Adjunct Faculty
University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas [2012–2014]
usiness Communications
Instructor
University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas [2007–2011]
UNIV 1010
Associate Director
University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas [2012–2014]
Career Center
Assistant Director
University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas [2010–2012]
Career Center
Career Expos Coordinator
University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas [2005–2010]
Career Center

Awards

President’s Teaching Excellence Award in Online/Blended Instruction Award - [2020]
UTD Staff Council CARE Award (Celebrate Achievement – Award Excellence) - [2008]

Projects

COMM 1311: Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication
§  Co-developed, manage and teach the core requirement in Communication in the School of Arts and Humanities, COMM 1311. Launched all 3 learning modalities - traditional, hybrid, and wholly online - in Fall 2014. 
COMM 1315 Public Speaking - Hybrid
§  Co-developed, created, and oversee COMM 1315 Public Speaking in the hybrid model as an alternative option to COMM 1311, launched in Fall 2017.
COMM 1315 Public Speaking - Online
§  Co-developed, created, and oversee, and teach COMM 1315 Public Speaking - the wholly online model - launched in Fall 2019. 
Creating a orientation video for both COMM 1311 and COMM 1315
Creating an orientation video for both COMM 1311 and COMM 1315 to communicate the course design and expectations within the online model to help determine if the online model will be a good fit. The orientation video will be housed in Course Book and Galaxy so students can access it before registering for the class. 

Presentations

Strategies for Creating a Hybrid Class
Baynham, K, and Carlson, E. (2016, March)
Lunch and Learn Technology Session. eLearning Department of University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX.

Activities

Center for Teaching and Learning Bookclubs
Participate in CTL's bookclubs each semester.

Affiliations

  •  eLearning Online Teaching Certification 
  • Member of the UTD Academic Senate 
  • National Communication Association (NCA) 
  • Advisor to UTD student org P.A.W.S.
  • 6 Thinking Hats, UTD HR seminar 
  • Lean In and Lead Conference 
  • UTD Management and Supervisors Certificate 
  • Attended UTD HR seminar “Lessons from the HR Trenches”