Online Learning Team
The Online Learning Team supports the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) at Loyola University New Orleans. Our services include but are not limited to:
- Online Canvas faculty training
- Online course design and redesign
- Online course review and quality control
- Help with Kaltura Video Management
Jim Dugan, Ph.D., Learning Technologies Developer
Ph.D., Anthropology, 2014, Tulane University
B.S., Organizational Behavior, 1990, University of San Francisco
Ensure course functionality and accessibility through Canvas
Assist faculty in their use of technology to improve student engagement in and outside the classroom
Implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of digital content for teaching and learning initiatives
Dan Guo, Ph.D., Instructional Designer
Ph.D., Instructional Design and Development, University of South Alabama, 2017
M.A., Instructional Design and Development, University of South Alabama, 2016
M.A., English Language and Literature, Hunan Normal University (China), 2009
B.A., English Education, Huaihua University (China), 2006
Work with faculty or Subject Matter Experts (SME) to analyze, design, develop, implement, and evaluate their online, blended, or web-enhanced courses
Assist faculty with management of courses in the Canvas learning management system (LMS) and promote active, interactive, and significant learning by recommending appropriate educational technologies and pedagogical strategies
Develop technological and pedagogical materials and resources such as tutorials, how-to guides, and tips to facilitate teaching and learning
Conduct online course review guided by Quality Matters (QM) Higher Education Rubric to achieve quality control
Work with faculty, staff, student success services, library faculty, and Information Technology to provide assistance as needed in our growing online initiative at Loyola University New Orleans
Eric Wiltz, B.S., Online Instructional Support Technologist
B.S., Psychology, Loyola University New Orleans, 2010
Ensure online course functionality, accessibility, and navigation using Canvas and other course delivery applications.
Work with faculty to create multimedia content for online courses and assist faculty in their use of instructional technology to enhance student learning.
Implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of digital content for teaching and learning initiatives.
Manage course backups and archives.