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Travis Grandy

Instructional Technologist

Travis Grandy

Contact & Office Hours

Monday to Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Seelye Hall, B8A

413-585-3020

Professional Website

www.travisgrandy.com

Education

Doctoral Candidate in Rhetoric and Composition, University of Massachusetts Amherst

M.A. English, University of Massachusetts Amherst

B.A., University of Washington Seattle

Travis is a member of Learning, Research & Technology. As an instructional technologist, he is committed to empowering faculty to learn and adapt new technologies in ways advance their teaching objectives and create effective and engaging learning experiences for their students. Travis works with faculty across disciplines through pedagogical consultations, project management, instructional design, faculty development workshops, in-class workshops, and learning assessment support. He also can provide training and support for faculty with technologies including Moodle, Poll Everywhere, Google Suite, WordPress, and emerging academic technologies. He has experience teaching undergraduate classes in blended and fully-online formats, and approaches teaching with an emphasis on active learning, problem-solving, and collaboration. Travis has a strong background in writing studies and does research on public discourse, writing across the disciplines, and digital media.

Committees

Libraries Teaching Team, Libraries Equity and Inclusion Committee, Jacobson Center Writing and Public Discourse Committee

Research & Professional Interests

Emerging technologies, writing studies, genre studies, digital humanities, open educational resources, public discourse, service learning