Digital Learning Studio Team

Director of Online Education
L. Roxanne Russell

Contact for all department, program and grant-funded project online learning consultations
Contact for HPM online learning consultations

  • Collaborates with departments, faculty, and staff across the school to create, implement, and maintain high-quality online courses and programs 

  • Helps develop and implement strategies that are scalable and financially sustainable as the school advances online offerings in both degree and non-degree spaces 

  • Oversees end-to-end online course and program development, the overall implementation, and the day-to-day operations and management of online courses and programs

  • Specialty areas of interest: design-based research, diversity, equity and inclusion in online learning, learning analytics, microcredentials 

  • Tool Specialties: CourseWorks, Zoom and Rise

Instructional Designer
Lauren Kane-Sample

Contact for POPFAM, EPI & EHS faculty and TA online course consultations

  • Manages the design and development of online and/or hybrid courses for new online programs, certificates and ad hoc offerings across a variety of departments and audiences

  • Collaborates closely with faculty and TAs in conjunction with multimedia developers to clearly articulate the goals, assessments, activity paths, learning objects and content for each new course 

  • Identifies the pedagogical best practices and supporting educational technologies needed to effectively execute course mission 

  • Oversees end-to-end development of courses during each design cycle.  

  • Specialty areas of interest: digital accessibility, OER (open educational resources), online library resource integration, copyright, and rhetoric and writing instruction and support 

  • Tool Specialties: Rise and Panopto 

Digital Media Developer
Peter Le
Contact for SMS, BIST faculty and TA online course consultations

  • Enhances asynchronous online content to make it interesting, engaging, and unique using design principles, multi-media storytelling with interactive & video lesson production best practices and tools

  • Collaborates with faculty to understand the vision for each course and work within project scope to create high quality, inclusive and accessible audio, video and interactive lessons, as well work to define distinct and creative approaches to content creation

  • Attributes, tags and archives curated and created multimedia content

  • Specialty areas of interest: learning tools/platforms and technology vetting, multimedia storytelling, applied visual and digital arts

  • Tool Specialties: Panopto, Multimedia Production, Video Production, Illustration and Design

Digital Learning Support Specialist
Jonathan Zaccarini
Primary contact for technical support for online instructors

  • Supports and promotes the integration of technology into instructional delivery, leading to enhanced student utilization and improved student achievement

  • Supports research-based best practices regarding instructional technology

  • Creates asynchronous online content to make it engaging and informative

  • Utilizes knowledge of LMS capabilities to recommend delivery strategies that yield a rich and dynamic user experience.

  • Collaborates with the Digital Learning Studio

  • Provides technical support during live sessions for Advanced MPH Online

  • Records and organizes live session recordings

  • Specialty areas of interest: Learner centered pedagogy and student motivation

  • Tool Specialties: Canvas, Panopto, Zoom and Microsoft Whiteboard.