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Michael B Dixon 2010 photoMr. Michael B. Dixon
Instructional Technology Consultant; Coordinator of Technology & Distance Education Services
252-328-6567
dixonm@ecu.edu
web sites: consultant-related page || professional/personal (music composition)

Education:
M.S. Instructional Technology, East Carolina University, 2011
M.M. Music Theory/Composition, East Carolina University, 1994
B.M. Music Theory/Composition/Music Business & Technology, East Carolina University, 1992

Courses Taught:
Popular Music in America, Basic Music Skills for Non-Majors, Intro to Music Technology (undergraduate and graduate), Music Appreciation, American Music.

Biography:
Michael Dixon has served as the instructional technology consultant (ITC) to all faculty within the four schools of the College since 2003, and has served the university in various capacities since 1994. He represents the college by serving in ECU's Technology Advisory Council, IT Governance Committee, Faculty Excellence Advisory Committee and numerous others. Michael is also an ECU Leadership Fellow. Michael is also an active long-time composer/songwriter, with music published digitally worldwide.

Michael provides solutions for faculty who desire instructional design services & technology integration in their classroom teaching, online instruction, and assistance with online course and/or program development. Additionally, he researches new/emerging technologies regularly to stay current on educational technology and related fields. Prior to instructional design work, Michael worked for the ECU School of Music, handling roles such as chief recording engineer, stage management supervisor, webmaster, computer lab supervisor, and designer/typesetter for various publications.