As an Educational Technologist Emily is responsible for advancing the use of technology for faculty, students, and staff. She assists faculty in identifying, selecting, and using educational and instructional technologies that complement their pedagogical approaches. Through workshops, classroom visits, and a team of Student Technology Assistants, Emily helps our students to develop abilities to critically assess, choose, and use technologies for developing and communicating knowledge and insight. Emily assesses technology education needs of staff and provides technology education and professional development opportunities for them.
Educational Technology collaborates with faculty and students to explore questions of pedagogy, practice, and technology. They are responsible for helping faculty and students incorporate technology into the learning process, exploring and evaluating emerging technologies for pedagogical value, and maintaining a specialized media lab used by faculty, staff and students to create multimedia and digital materials.
Jon works with faculty to incorporate technology and/or innovative projects into their courses. His specialties include WordPress (including Voices, Spaces, and Discover), iMovie, Garageband, social media and course management technologies. Faculty thinking about redesigning a course or adding new projects to a course (including IS) are encouraged to schedule a meeting with Jon through his Doodle calendar.
Megan returns to Wooster after completing a Master’s in History with a concentration in Public History at Kent State University. Megan works with faculty, students, and staff to facilitate the development of skills and critical applications of technology specifically in the humanities and arts.