Meet your Instructional Technology Analyst (ITA)
ITAs support faculty with effective uses of technology in teaching, university-related research and professional development.
This is accomplished by:
- Collaborating with faculty to enhance learning objectives and instructional design with technology.
- Inspiring innovative uses of technology in teaching and research.
- Facilitating communication between departments, within ITS, and the broader academic community.
|Dave Scozzaro, Manager of Instructional Technology
Dave has worked in the education field prior to joining LMU. He has taught high school and worked to improve teaching skills and classroom technology integration in New Jersey. His academic interests include the effect of Web 2.0 Technologies on student learning and closing the achievement gap using technology.
Dave holds an Ed.D. from the Loyola Marymount University in Educational Leadership for Social Justice. Dave graduated with a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences from James Madison University and an M.Ed. in Education (Instructional Technologies specialization) from William Paterson University of New Jersey.
|Elaine Coates, Instructional Technology Analyst for the School of Education
Elaine Coates is responsible for assisting the faculty, supervisors and staff with integrating technology in teaching and learning. Her primary responsibilities include providing workshops and support to faculty and students in using Apple technology, Blackboard and LiveText. In addition she consults with faculty in identifying and using technology in their teaching and research. She is also a member of the School of Education's Technology Committee. Her previous experience as the University Trainer provides her with the necessary skills and background to assist and consult the School of Education with their daily and long-range technology needs. She is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University and has a Master's Degree in Technology-Based Education from California State University, Dominguez Hills.
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|Tre Glazatov, Instructional Technology Analyst for the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts
Prior to joining LMU, Tre managed the learning management system and conducted faculty training as the distance education system administrator for a California community college. She has experience teaching online at a private graduate medical school and has corporate experience in the health care industry. Tre’s interests include mobile learning, delivery and support of online learning environments, human-computer interactions, and communities of practice.
Tre graduated from Wayne State University with a M.Ed. in Instructional Technology. In addition, Tre holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Iowa and a M.H.S.A. in Health Management and Policy from the University of Michigan. She is currently pursing a Ph.D. in Computing Technology in Education at Nova Southeastern University.
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|Nick Mattos, Instructional Technology Analyst for Communication and Fine Arts and School of Film and Television
Nick Mattos is a graduate of LMU's School of Film and Television (B.A., Production '04) who holds an M.A. in Learning Technologies from Pepperdine University ('10). His professional interests include faculty development, learning communities, teaching & learning with technology, instructional design, and social media. Nick is Vice President of the LMU Staff Senate and Sergeant at Arms for the Lion's Pride Toastmasters club on campus. In his free time Nick plays rugby for the Los Angeles Rugby Club, and enjoys art, music, cooking, and camping.
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|Josh Rivera, Instructional Technology Analyst for the School of Education
Joshua taught technology at the middle school level before joining LMU. He developed curriculum that was project-based and required students to communicate, collaborate, and think critically. Additionally, he worked closely with colleagues to meaningfully integrate technology into their classrooms. His interests include video production, digital storytelling, and web 2.0 technologies.
Josh completed his B.A. from the University of Southern California in Philosophy of Law and Ethics and his M.A. from Loyola Marymount University in Urban Education with a concentration in Digital Learning. He is a Teach For America Alumnus that is passionate about discovering ways in which technology can be effectively used to close the achievement gap.
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|Joe Russo, Instructional Technology Analyst for the Seaver College of Science and Engineering
Joe has a varied background including project management in the chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturing industries, as well as corporate training management for software applications and IT systems. Joe's interests include web design, digital video production, web-based learning technologies, the impact of social networking on learning, and utilizing mobile technologies for learning.
Joe graduated from the University of North Texas in December 2007 with a M.S. in Computer Education and Cognitive Systems, with a specialization in Learning Systems Technology. In addition, Joe holds a B.S. in Chemistry from SUNY Fredonia and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University.
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|Michelle Yeung, Instructional Technology Analyst for the College of Business Administration
Michelle Yeung's academic and technological interests lie in instructional design and technology, educational psychology, adult learning, higher education policies, equity and diversity studies, multimedia, and educational gaming. She has a background in corporate computing and educational settings which included work in web programming and design, software and video game beta-testing, and multimedia creation.
Michelle holds an Ed.D. from the University of Southern California, with a concentration in Educational Psychology and a research focus in Higher Education Leadership and Diversity issues. Her Master's degree in Education from California State University, Northridge included a specialization in Computers and Educational Technology. She received a Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems with a focus on multimedia and an emphasis in Environmental Resources Engineering from Humboldt State University.
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|Janet Lee, ITS Trainer for Loyola Marymount University
As the ITS Trainer for Loyola Marymount University since 2003, Janet loves what she does. Working in a beautiful campus, learning new skills every day, and sharing what she learned with others are motivations for her to continue to excel.
From years of business experience, she has learned that the best blueprint for growth and success is based on an effective three-step process – the courage to begin, the patience to continue, and the determination to follow through. Janet continues to practice this process when conducting face-to-face workshops, assessing department training needs, and providing one-on-one consultation. She recognizes and applies principles of heutagogy through work-based projects and facilitated learning.
Janet holds a M.A. in Education from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California with an emphasis in Educational Multimedia and a B.A. in English from Chinese Culture University in Taipei, Taiwan. She is also fluent in Mandarin and Taiwanese.
To see workshops offered by Janet, check out the ITS Technology Training page (its.lmu.edu/training) and click on the Technology Skills Workshops link.