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Jana Remy, Ph.D.
Director, Educational Technology
Smith Hall 20A, (714) 744-7934, remy@chapman.edu

Jana Remy holds a Ph.D in History from UCIrvine.  In her role as Associate Director she advises faculty on the use of technologies for teaching and scholarly collaboration. Some of these tools include WordPress, PollEverywhere, Qualtrics, EduBlogs, and the Adobe Creative Cloud.

Her current research projects include serving as an Investigator on the NEH-funded Digitization of the Center for American War Letters Archive, developing a crowdsourced transcription platform for the War Letters, the support of Chapman ePortfolios Project, and fostering a local hub for digital scholarly collaboration.  In addition to her administrative work, she teaches Digital Humanities, the History of Disability in America, and Environmental History.

 An early adopter of many online tools, Jana has a blog archive stretching back more than fifteen years and frequently contributes to instagram.

Kim Welch, Ed.D.
Instructional Designer
Smith Hall 3, (714) 628-2723, kwelch@chapman.edu  

Kim Welch holds an Ed.D. in Learning Technologies from Pepperdine University. As an instructional designer, she supports faculty in their integration of pedagogy and technology. Her projects include supporting innovative teaching and learning through in-class and online technologies. Kim worked as a faculty developer for six years at the University of Utah and has taught languages and teaching methods for several years both in the U.S. and abroad.

Sarah Blake
Blackboard Support Specialist
Smith Hall 20C, (714) 744-7686, sblake@chapman.edu

Sarah Blake holds a B.S. in Business Administration from California State University Dominguez Hills. Before coming to Chapman, Sarah managed the information system for a primary and post-secondary school, and she has also performed quality assurance in online education. Her experience includes utilizing Learning Management Systems, training faculty, and maintaining a Student Information System. Sarah is the formal point of contact for faculty and staff in need of direction and support for their use of Blackboard.