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Instructional Technology Consultants & Other Technology Personnel

Among the personnel for each academic unit at East Carolina is an Instructional Technology Consultant (ITC). The role of the ITC is to promote, support, and help integrate digital technologies into learning and teaching at East Carolina University and to empower faculty members in the use of technology in education. They are available for consultation on course or project design and are active in the implementation of technology-supported educational initiatives. They provide faculty with training by offering one-on-one tutoring, group workshops and seminars, by creating print or online training materials, and by making educational presentations at university, state, national and international conferences.

The academic unit ITCs assist in the use of Blackboard for course material delivery, advise on the organization and presentation of course materials, support the creation and presentation of multimedia components, and teach web page creation and design. They must be able to make creative proposals for course design, supervise projects, direct personnel, and carry through from design to course delivery.

An important function of the ITCs is to serve as a liaison between faculty in their units and other entities and resources on campus, such as Information Technology and Computing Services (ITCS), the University Multimedia Center, or knowledgeable personnel in other units.

ITCs must be competent in a wide variety of hardware and software environments and are constantly challenged to maintain their proficiency in an ever-changing technological environment by participating in professional development through training workshops and seminars and by attending professional conferences.

All new faculty members are encouraged to contact their ITC and discuss their technology needs and resources. Current Instructional Technology Consultants for the academic units are:

Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences

Percevial Murphy

Instructional Technology Consultant
2308 Bate

College of Business

COB Technology, Information & Operations

3400 Bate Building

College of Education

Jason Whited

Office of the Dean
102B Speight Building

College of Fine Arts & Communication

Michael (Mike) Dixon

Coordinator of Technology and Distance Education Services
Instructional Technology Consultant
210 Erwin Building

College of Health and Human Performance

Charles (Chuck) Baldwin

2304 Carol Belk Building

College of Human Ecology

Richard (Rich) Ramirez

Coordinator of Distance Education and Technology
Instructional Technologist
270-B Rivers Building

College of Engineering and Technology

John M. Jones

Instructional Technology Consultant
240 Science and Technology Building

College of Allied Health Sciences

Jean L. Merenda

Educational Technologist
Office of Educational Technology
3360 Health Sciences Building

College of Nursing

For information, contact Karl Faser

IT Director
Health Sciences Building 2110

Brody School of Medicine

Multimedia & Technology Services

School of Dental Medicine

For information, contact Phillip Allen

Director of Informatics
1175 Ross Hall