Instructional technology involves partnering the Instructional Technologist with the Xavier faculty to create engaging and effective online and blended courses, assisting Xavier faculty with the integration of new and existing technologies as well as the design, development, and evaluation of digital learning objects and other multimedia courseware. The Instructional Technologist researches and assesses current and emerging eLearning technologies, determining requirements, integration methods, and requisite training and support. User support for Xavier’s eLearning systems is provided by the Instructional Technologist and he serves as the instructional design team’s liaison to several user support areas including the digital media lab, the technical help desk, the classroom support team, the network support team, and the learning management system administrators. The Instructional Technologist also provides pedagogical and instructional design support to faculty as required.
Please refer to the links in the left navigation of this page for information on the instructional technologies that we support.
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Xavier's Instructional Technologist:
Daniel Wooddell received his bachelor's degree in management information systems from Wright State University. Daniel has a strong IT background and a broad skillset with technology, as well as five years of experience in managing an IT department for a successful electronic medical records company.
Daniel is the interface between our team's eLearning projects and the areas of IT he connects with to ensure instructors? strategies for teaching with technology align with IT capability and protocol. He documents and supports educational technology implementation solutions for faculty, courses, and specific learning activities, working collaboratively with our extended IT family.
He is very knowledgeable about the Canvas LMS and is passionate about working with faculty to improve their online courses through technology.