ATI 2016 Staff

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    Dan Carchidi

    Twitter: D_Carchidi
    Dan Carchidi is Associate Director of Academic Technology at the UNH Durham campus. Dan is a member of the working group that is responsible for organizing Open Education efforts at UNH.  He was most recently Director of Special Projects and Program Manager within MIT's Office of Digital Learning where he led MITx (MIT's Massive Open Online Course development effort) and the MITx Fellows Program. Read More
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    Reta Chaffee

    Twitter: reta_c
    I am the Director of Educational Technology at Granite State College responsible for the oversight and strategic development of online & hybrid courses and other educational technologies for the past 20 years. I have a Masters in Internet Strategy Management from Marlboro College Graduate School and a Masters in International Administration from the School for International Training Graduate Institute. I have been involved in organizational development in non-profits and educational institutions here and abroad for over 30 years. My teaching experience spans the ages from pre-school to higher education. Read More
  • Christin Chenard

    Christin Chenard is the Metadata Resources Librarian at Plymouth State University, New Hampshire. She received her Bachelor of Physics from the University of New Hampshire and a Master of Library Science from University of Rhode Island. While at PSU, Christin has had the opportunity to be part of teams working on diverse types of digital collections including historical images, weather data, and campus publications as well as participate in library instruction in the classroom and at the reference desk. Read More
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    Steve Covello

    Twitter: idmodule
    I earned my MS in Instructional Design, Development, and Evaluation at Syracuse University, and have been with GSC since June 2011. My background is in video production/post-production and in WordPress website development. At GSC, I design and develop interactive multimedia and work with faculty on developing rich media skills for their online courses. Read More
  • Stacey

    Stacey Curdie-Meade

    Twitter: scurdie
    Stacey is an instructional designer, teaching lecturer, and graduate program coordinator at PSU. Her area of interest is online teaching and learning with an emphasis on teaching presence. Outside of work, Stacey likes to spend her free time spending time with family, walking her dog, baking, growing herbs, reading or listening to ebooks, and binge watching tv shows on Amazon Prime or Netflix. Read More
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    Elizabeth Dalton

    Elizabeth is the Granite State College Learning Management System Administrator, researching and implementing ways to make Moodle better serve the needs of student and faculty. She was previously an Instructional Designer for GSC. In the past her work has included analyzing data as diverse as business process metrics, certification test scores, student satisfaction surveys, and factors related to student success in higher education. She is also a doctoral student in Education with an emphasis on the effects of instructional methods and learning environments on learning. Read More
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    Jenny Darrow

    Twitter: gobman
    Jenny Darrow is Director of Digital Learning and has been collaborating with faculty on web-enabled projects for over 15 years. Jenny works with faculty to design strategies that are centered on sound pedagogy and she is a passionate advocate of using digital tools to help students learn. Her current interests are Open Education and how the resulting ethos of DIY (do-it-yourself) supports student empowerment. She earned her Master of Arts in Teaching with Technology (MAT-T) degree from Marlboro College Graduate School in 2000.  In her free time, she enjoys finding new running trails, adventures in the mountains and hanging out with her son and husband. Read More
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    Robin DeRosa

    Twitter: actualham
    Robin DeRosa is the Director of the Open Learning & Teaching Collaborative and a Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at PSU. In addition to serving as an Open Education Ambassador for the AT Open Education Initiative, Robin regularly visits other colleges and universities to work with faculty on Connected Learning and Open Pedagogy, and advocate nationally for using Open Ed to develop a vision for public higher education in the U.S.  Her advocacy for Open Education and Connected Learning are a driving force at PSU and the academic community at large. Read More
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    Scott Kimball

    Twitter: SEKMaine
    Scott Kimball is Manager of the Instructional Design and Development Team within Academic Technology at The University of New Hampshire. We offer a variety of consulting and professional development services in the areas of online teaching, instructional design, technology integration, active learning, OER, and more. Prior to working at UNH, he was performing similar roles in the University of Maine System. Read More
  • Julie Moser

    Julie Moser

    Twitter: JulieMoserGSC
    Julie Moser is the Director of Faculty Development / Full Time Faculty at Granite State College. Julie has experience in adult education, online learning, social media, video-conferencing and emerging educational technologies.  She teaches The Learning Workplace, Teaching & Learning in Adulthood, Psychology of Adulthood and Psychology of Occupational Stress.  She attended the 2014 USNH Academic Technology Institute. Prior to coming to GSC, Julie was the Director of Online Education at Center for START Services at the UNH Institute on Disability. Read More
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    Michael Nieckoski

    Twitter: Michaelnski
    The Canvas Administrator for Keene State College, Michael has been working with technology in academic settings for 24 years in various capacities, including holding technology director positions at two colleges. His experience includes audio-visual, computing, multimedia & web design. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Radio-TV-Film from Temple University, and a Master of Arts degree in Education from George Washington University, majoring in Educational Technology Leadership. Read More
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    Christopher Odato

    Twitter: chrisodato
    I am an Instructional Consultant in the Faculty Enrichment office at Keene State College, where I collaborate with faculty on instructional design and pedagogical approaches to instructional challenges. I have a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Michigan and I taught for three years at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin before coming to Keene State in 2014. Read More
  • April Rau

    April Rau

    April Rau has been with the Academic Technology over 10 years working as an Instructional Designer with the Instructional Design and Development group.  She collaborates with faculty to develop online courses, integrate instructional technologies into their teaching, and promote faculty development.  April has been extensively involved in the planning, developing and presentation of material during Faculty Instructional Technology Summer Institute (FITSI), the annual Academic Technology conference for UNH.  She is the lead Instructional Designer who supports UNH Online Masters of Education Read More
  • Scott Robison

    Scott Robison

    Scott Robison, Ph.D., directs the Learning Technologies and Online Education team and co-directs the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. His work focuses on the pedagogical drivers for using academic technologies. He is passionate about using technology as a tool when and where it enhances teaching and learning experiences. He is currently exploring and developing initiatives related to the adoption of Open Educational Resources and Open Access policies. Read More
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    Marylena Sevigney

    As an Instructional Technologist at Plymouth State University, Marylena is responsible for all things ePortfolio related. In addition to technological prowess, Marylena is a versatile designer and maker of objects both small and large, functional and sculptural. She holds a BFA in Furniture Design and MFA in Artisanry. Marylena is a NH Master Gardener and a Certified Permaculture Designer and Teacher. She teaches workshops and university courses. Read More
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    Scott A. Stanley

    Scott A. Stanley, EdD, RRT, FAARC is the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Granite State College (GSC), and the Chair of the Academic Technology Steering Committee. Dr. Stanley has previously served as the Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Strategic Research providing leadership for the Office of Graduate Studies, Strategic Research, Library Services, and Innovations Group. He was the founding Dean of Graduate Studies responsible for issues related to graduate curriculum, graduate culture, faculty recruitment and development, policies and procedures, marketing and recruitment strategies, and needs assessment.  A major focus of the work was gaining NEASC approval for a substantive change in degree offering for the institution. Read More
  • Terri Winters, Assistant Vice Provost

    Terri Winters

    Twitter: @terriwint
    Terri Winters is the Assistant Vice Provost for Digital Learning & Communication at the University of New Hampshire. She is responsible for setting the direction for and managing the academic infrastructure at UNH. She works with a wonderful group of very creative and committed colleagues and enjoys, especially, interactions with UNH faculty and students. Read More