Director of Learning Technologies and Infrastructure
Michael (he/him) leads the Learning Technology Services and Strategy team at Learning Innovation which focuses on:
- Operating IT services built for learning, such as the Learning Management System (LMS).
- Supporting instructors who leverage technology in their courses.
- Curating tools that meet needs and learning goals of programs and disciplines.
- Experiment with, and evaluate new teaching and learning technologies and approaches.
What NGDLE means to Duke, presented at EDUCAUSE ELI conference 2018
5 things new faculty should know about Sakai, presented at Duke’s New Faculty Orientation, 2017
Evolving Duke’s Learning Technology Ecosystem, presented at Duke ITAC with Evan Levine and Shawn Miller, 2016
How I Gamified my Classroom, presented at the VCCS IT Peer Group, 2014
FREE Google Tools to Upgrade your Student Engagement, presented with Dave Morales at the VCCS New Horizons Conference, 2014
5 Realities of 21st Century Living, presented at the VCCS New Horizons Conference, 2013
5 Concepts to Future-Proof Learners, presented at the VCCS New Horizons Conference, 2012
A Full House Approach to iPads, presented with Leslie Smith at the VCCS New Horizons Conference, 2012
Presentation Enlightenment, presented at the VCCS New Faculty Seminar, 2010
Before joining Learning Innovation, Michael held an Assistant Professor of IT position at Rappahannock Community College and received an M.S. in IT Management and Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University. Here, he focused on delivering high quality and engaging courses in information literacy and web design while building his understanding of IT service and team management.
Before that, he built a portfolio of web sites and services and honed his design sense as the college’s Web Solutions Specialist after receiving a B.S. in Web Design from Radford University.