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Stephanie Parisi wins Emory’s Award of Distinction

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Each year, Emory’s Award of Distinction is given to 10-15 University employees who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to their jobs by their initiative, innovation, and leadership in furthering Emory’s vision as a “destination university.” Please join me in congratulating LITS Academic Technologies staff member, Stephanie Parisi, for being selected for the 2015 Emory Award of Distinction. Stephanie […]

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Lee Clontz, Manager, Faculty Services

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Lee Clontz has been promoted to the position of manager of Faculty Services. In that role, he will manage the Blackboard team and the Coursera production group as well as aspects of software distribution. A 15-year veteran of Emory, Lee begin his employment as a faculty web developer. In 2006, he joined Client Technology Services […]

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MOOCs: Supersizing Education

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Last month, LEAF and LITS Human Resources held their first 2014-2015 meeting of the Professional Reading Series, entitled “MOOCs: Supersizing Education.” The event was an open discussion about MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) that have been trending in universities worldwide and how these types of classes impact education. Facilitated by Stephanie Parisi (Coursera Instructional Designer, Faculty Services) […]

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Overview of the Coursera Course Selection Process

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The Faculty Advisory Committee for Online Education (FACOE), chaired by Judy Raggi Moore, is a newly-formed committee that handles Emory’s various online education offerings. Comprised of about a dozen faculty members from different disciplines, the committee possesses a broad mix of interests and backgrounds that lead to challenging discussions from a variety of angles. Although […]

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Dana Bryant, Business Analyst, Academic Technology Services

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Dana is the new Lead Instructional Technologist for the Faculty Services team. Before Emory, she was at Spelman College as the Science Education Technology Specialist for three years. Previously, Dana worked for five years in Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health, in the Center of Public Health Preparedness, where she was an instructional content developer. A […]

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Ray Jones, Academic Technologist, Academic Technology Services

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Ray is the new lead videographer for Coursera. Before arriving in Faculty Services he spent two years as a freelance photographer and photo editor, represented by Redux Pictures, a pictures agency based in New York. Prior to that he did photography, video, and other multimedia for the New York Times. A graduate from UNC-Chapel Hill […]

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Dina Warnock, Educational Analyst, Academic Technology Services

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Dina will be doing Video Production Support on the Faculty Services Team, in support of Coursera. Prior to coming to Emory, she worked for 4 years as the assistant manager of dolphin show production at the Georgia Aquarium, where she handled all aspects of the technical production. Before that she was at a corporate video […]

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