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Michael Follert

Michael Follert is a contract instructor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology who has been teaching several large online asynchronous courses since 2020-21. He has integrated several teaching tools and techniques in these courses to engage his students, including an online scavenger hunt, drawing from popular culture to help explain key concepts, and engaging students with different media while they work through course themes. In recognition of his exceptional impact on student learning in an online environment, Michael has received a 2022 Excellence in Blended and Online Teaching Award.