New Sr. Director of Instructional Technology -- Julianne Miranda -- Joins Butler
Sunday, June 29, 2008
Julianne Miranda has joined Butler University as the new Senior Director, Instructional Technology and Media Services! Julianne brings a unique blend of experience as a faculty member, a teacher, a technologist and a leader. Her experience will serve us well as she leads Butler's instructional technology endeavors.
Julianne has served as Director of Faculty Instructional Technology Support at DePauw University, where she supported all disciplines. She also served as the Director of Music Instructional Technology and was responsible for the creation of the Music Instructional Technology Center, a teaching and learning facility for music technology.
DePauw has been nationally recognized for their 361 Degree Initiatives, a series of programs to support more effective teaching and learning through the integration of digital resources, and have received the EDUCAUSE Award for Systemic Progress in Teaching and Learning. Julianne and her team of staff and students were instrumental in these achievements by helping faculty find ways to leverage their campus-wide student laptop program, integrating the capabilities of the tablet PC and digital audio tools, utilizing wikis as collaborative writing tools, and generally incorporating technology into classroom and self-study activities.
Julianne was most recently the Chief Information Officer and Deputy Executive Director for the Music Teachers National Association, where she was responsible for all aspects of IT. She worked closely with state and local affiliates to help them successfully leverage technology. While there, she conceived the development of a web content management system for the affiliates which was recently trademarked.
She has received a number of grants and awards for her work in information and instructional technology and has spoken and written on a wide range of topics including classroom and technology lab support; instruction for the visually impaired; web design; teaching with technology in the sciences, and life management strategies for busy teachers.
She holds a master of music in piano performance and literature degree from the Indiana University School of Music. She earned the rank of associate professor at DePauw where she taught courses in piano, music technology and wellness for musicians from 1994-2006. Julianne is also a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach. For more info, Julianne's curriculum vitae is available here. For greater insight into Julianne's responsibilities at Butler, the position description is available here.
You may contact Julianne by phone at 940-4663 or email at email@example.com. Julianne's office is JH037D.
Special thanks to the search committee for all of their efforts. Members included Beverly Compton, IR; Steve Dolvin, CBA; Joe Indiano, IR, co-chair; Iftekhar Kalsekar, COPHS; Deb Lecklider, COE; Panos Linos, LAS; Brian Murphy, LAS, co-chair; Jim Odom, JCFA; Sally Neal, Library; and Lisa Symons, IR.
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