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Office of Educational Technology

 The Office of Educational Technology provides specific support for the following areas.

  • Classroom Display Equipment – Integration of course material into the display framework of the classroom display equipment
  • Mediasite Recordings – Creating a web-cast and a permanent record of your in-class presentations and lectures
  • Specialized Projects - Making high quality video of laboratory procedures and presentations
  • Blackboard Academic Suite – Modern course management software
  • Best Practices in Course Material Preparation – Upgrade existing course material or create new course material for a technological world.
  • Customized Consultation and Training – Ask us to advise you.
  • Web and Video Conferencing - Great way to share information with folks out of the area!

Resources Available

Our Standing Request – Please tell us what you want to know.  We'll research it and make it part of your teaching toolset.

Jean Merenda, HSB 3370, 252-744-1106,


  »  About Jean Merenda


Jean L. Merenda, MS is originally from New York City where she obtained her BS (Magna Cum Laude) in Criminal Justice. It was while working in the law department of CBS, Inc. on various “60 Minutes” litigations that she first started working with computers. She continued working freelance teaching computer applications on Long Island after the birth of her two daughters until her husband’s company relocated them to North Carolina in 1989.

Jean taught various computer courses at Pitt Community College and was one of their first instructors to teach online. She obtained her Masters in Instructional Technology from East Carolina University in 2003 and was named Graduate Student of the Year. She comes to Allied Health Educational Technology Office via the Physician's Assistant Program where she was an intern for Dr. Thomas Louis' Gross Anatomy Course (online and face to face) during Spring/Summer 2003 semesters.  She received the Dean's Award from the College of Allied Health Sciences in 2008.  Her pedagogical interests include Instructional Design/Technology, Distance Learning and Instruction and Instructional Media Production.

Jean resides in Greenville with her husband Steve, dog Yankee and two cats. Her children both reside in Durham, NC.  Her hobbies include ethnic cooking, yoga, reading, hiking and traveling with a favorite destination being Italy.