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Staff and Faculty Fellows

Staff | Apple Faculty Fellows


Educational Technologist
Areas of Interest: Blackboard, VoiceThread, Turnitin, and use of iPads for teaching and learning
Emma Daitz
Director, DePeters Family Center for Innovation and Teaching Excellence
Areas of Interest: Online/hybrid program and course design, use of iPads for teaching and learning, learning space design, ePortfolios, Respondus, Fisher Next
Katie Sabourin
Senior Training Support Specialist
Areas of Interest: Faculty, staff, and student training and support on Zoom, Qualtrics, Ensemble, MS Office productivity software, new employee training, and more.
Robin Schmid
Educational Content Developer
Areas of Interest: Online/hybrid program and course design; curriculum, instruction, and assessment development and design; Blackboard; Fisher Next; Articulate 360
Tyler Woodward

Faculty Fellows

Faculty Fellows offer workshops, facilitate events, consult with colleagues and support projects within the Center. Each Faculty Fellow has a unique area of focus based on their own expertise and campus initiatives.

Apple Faculty Fellow

Assistant Provost, Professor, Director of the Center for Student Research and Creative Work
Areas of Interest: Microbial pathogenesis, first-year student success, and student success through research
Kristin Picardo

Active Learning Faculty Fellow

Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Gender and sport, curriculum design and student outcomes
Emily Dane-Staples

Communications ACLO Faculty Fellow

Areas of Interest: Medieval literature; history of the English language; Arthurian literature and movie; digital narratives
Deborah VanderBilt