Deb trains staff, faculty, and students on how to use WPI's common applications, including Windows operating systems and the Microsoft Office suite, design and media software, the content management system, and myWPI. She coordinates specialized department software training needs with other training providers.
Kate's primary responsibility is to lead the ATC's outreach efforts to the WPI community with regards to the use of instructional technologies in teaching and learning. Kate also develops written and web-based resources for faculty and students to use in learning about the appropriate application and use of instructional technologies.
Jes supports faculty members in the design, development, and delivery of technology-based solutions to address teaching challenges. Jes also develops a number of instructional technology resources for faculty and assists with the development and delivery of workshops on instructional technology projects.
Erin provides outreach to faculty and students to familiarize them with academic and instructional technologies and services. Erin spends a significant amount of time supporting technology for teaching and learning in the library.
Jim supports faculty, staff, and students on the use of instructional technologies including visual presentations, graphics, multimedia content, online course materials, and animations. He also works with faculty to identify appropriate hardware and software to meet their needs.
Debra L. Dexter
Software Solutions Specialist
Office: Gordon Library, Room 225
Computer Lab: Gordon Library, Anderson Instruction Lab B
Debra trains staff, faculty, and students how to use Microsoft applications including Windows operating systems, the MS Office suite, as well as design and media software. In addition, she designs and instructs classes on WPI's administrative computing systems and conducts new employee and student orientation to WPI's computer systems. She also works in conjunction with the Helpdesk to resolve computer-related problems. Debra has presented at other colleges and universities as well as national conferences on topics such as strategies for tailoring training to increase productivity, how to enhance performance in the use of technology, and ways to maximize efficiency.
Debra holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a Masters in Professional Communication from Clark University.
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