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ATS Updates – Teaching with Canvas Cohort

As part of our expanded outreach and communications plans, I wanted to share with you all the progress of our Teaching with Canvas Cohort. “Teaching with Canvas” is a pilot program for the 2018-19 academic year designed to help faculty rethink and reimagine how they use the Canvas Learning Management System to engage their students […]

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Tara McCurley, Assistant Director of ATS, Student Digital Life, Academic Technology Services

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Tara McCurley has been appointed to the position of assistant director of academic technologies. In her previous role she was the coordinator of the Computing Center at Cox Hall before stepping into her current role on an interim basis last year. In her new position, Tara manages Student Digital Life (SDL) and serves on the […]

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Cecilia Bolich, Educational Analysts/Instructional Designer, Teaching & Learning Technologies

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Cecilia Bolich (pronounced BO-lik) is the newest Educational Analysts/Instructional Designer in Teaching & Learning Technologies. Prior to Emory she worked as a librarian and learning designer for four years at Saint Leo University in Tampa, FL. She earned a bachelor’s degree in literary studies from Saint Leo University, a bachelor’s degree in cultural studies from the […]

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Susan Detrie, Educational Analyst II, Teaching and Learning Technologies

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Susan Detrie joins Emory as an Educational Analyst II after spending time as an instructional technologist at the University of Colorado-Denver. She worked with education faculty at the University of Colorado-Denver, the University of Colorado-Boulder, the University of Denver and the University of Wyoming to build online courses for K-12 teachers of bilingual students. In addition to having […]

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Sam Timme, Academic Technology Specialist II, Academic Technology Services

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Sam Timme (pronounced “Timmy”) is an academic technology specialist and has been working mainly on Blackboard and Canvas. Since starting full time, Sam has been learning more of the back-end management of both systems, specifically how to access the database directly and analyze some of the data points from that perspective. He started at Emory as […]

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Jenn Young, Educational Analyst II, Academic Technology Services

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Jenn Young joined Teaching and Learning Technologies late last year after spending the previous four years as a systems librarian at Kennesaw State University, where she provided comprehensive support for library technologies as well as research and instruction support for faculty. She also worked at Emory briefly in 2011 as a library specialist in the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library. […]

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John Willingham recognized in the Emory Report

Recently, John Willingham, an educational analyst in Academic Technology Services, was featured in a bio published in the Emory Report called, ‘John Willingham: Building connections through computers and concerts.’ In the article, John discusses his life, his fundraising for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and his thoughts on the links between creative expression and IT. “You’ll […]

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