Author Archives: Melanie Johnson

Melanie is a communications specialist in the Office of Public Affairs and a Cal Poly Pomona alumna. The areas she writes about include ASI, University Library, CLASS, The Collins College of Hospitality Management, the College of Agriculture, student affairs, foundation, CEU, and events. Her other duties include CyberNews.

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How Shakespeare Festival draws on L.A., drought, desert

For its 12th season, the Southern California Shakespeare Festival is presenting “As You Like It,” and local audiences may find its setting feels very familiar.

The production, which will be put on at Cal Poly Pomona, The School of Arts and Enterprise in Pomona and Mayfield Senior School in Pasadena, does not set the action in a forest.

This story ran in the Daily Bulletin on Sept. 4.

Ten Cal Poly Pomona faculty members participated in a program this summer designed to support those who teach online and hybrid courses.

Program for Faculty Focuses on Online and Hybrid Courses

Ten Cal Poly Pomona faculty members participated this summer in a program designed to support those who teach online and hybrid courses.

The Developing Online Learning-Centered Environments (DOLCE) 3.0 program has been around for several years, but this summer the focus was on applying the Quality Matters rubric for online or hybrid course design. Quality Matters is a nationally recognized rubric used to develop robust hybrid, online and technology-enhanced courses, according to Amanda Marsh, faculty lead for DOLCE 3.0 and a lecturer in the plant sciences department.

Marsh says she has used the Quality Matters rubric to improve the courses she teaches.

The program this year is focused on faculty