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Educational Technology Services Team

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Jana Remy, Ph.D.

Jana Remy, PhD

Director, Educational Technology Services
Orange Campus: Tech Hub, DeMille Hall 104,
(714) 744-7934, remy@chapman.edu

Jana Remy leads the Educational Technology Services division, which includes oversight of Classroom Technology and Instructional Technology at Chapman University. In this role she works with faculty, administration and the campus IT department to ensure that both digital and physical learning environments are functional, accessible, and well-supported. She co-chairs the Classrooms Working Group and the Advisory Group for Disability/ Accessibility.

During her eight years at Chapman Jana has led projects that range from the building of the Chapman ePortfolios platform, to the installation of next-generation technologies into the campus courtroom, to the development of the a service-oriented space for faculty training called the Tech Hub.

In addition to her administrative work, Jana teaches Digital Humanities, the History of Disability in America, and Environmental History. She holds a Ph.D in History from UCIrvine. An early adopter of many online tools, Jana has a blog archive stretching back more than fifteen years and frequently contributes to Instagram.

Curtis Williams, M.A., M.S.

Curtis Williams

Associate Director, Classroom Technology
(714) 628-2772, curtwill@chapman.edu 

Curtis Williams is the Associate Director of Classroom Technology in the Learning Spaces Group. Curtis originally joined Chapman University College (now Brandman University) in 2009 working on the Blackboard LMS and the Ellucian Student Information System integration. Curtis had the experience in the creation of computer labs, highly engaging student classrooms and technology-enhanced learning spaces while at CSU Long Beach and CSU Fullerton. He was the Administrator of the SAP University Alliance program at Cal State Fullerton in the College of Business & Economics. Curtis holds graduate degrees in History and Geology and likes to personally experience big earthquakes and volcanic eruptions (probably way too much).

Frank Warren

Frank Warren

Learning Spaces Technology Project Manager
(714) 653-3307, fwarren@chapman.edu

Frank Warren holds a B.A. in Art from Chapman University. Working with the Director of Educational Technology Services and the Learning Spaces Technology Support Engineer, he helps create plans for classroom design and redesign projects, defines scope of projects for RFIs, engages vendors for bids, and oversees theses projects to completion and sign off. He also assists with in-house installations, when needed, as well as doing some tier 3 support for learning spaces. Before taking this position, Frank managed the Media Services department at Chapman. This group was responsible for providing and supporting Media Technologies in classrooms, conference rooms, and shared spaces. They also provided technical support for live events, meetings, and conferences. 

Julie Johnson

Julie Johnson

Instructional Technologist
Orange Campus: Tech Hub, DeMille Hall 104,
(714) 516-5721, juliejohnson@chapman.edu 

Julie Johnson holds a B.S. in Communication from Arizona State University. Before coming to Chapman, Julie performed quality assurance in online testing, taught writing and literature for a local private school, and managed social media and communication for the school in which she taught. Prior to a break to raise her children, Julie worked in the electronics industry as a purchaser for Mitsubishi Electronics as well as an insurance underwriter for Prudential. Her Chapman experience includes supporting and training faculty on their use of the One-Button Studio, and coordinating the university-wide management of course evaluations utilizing Class Climate. Julie is the formal point of contact for faculty and staff in need of direction and support in their use of Blackboard. Blackboard questions can be sent to blackboard@chapman.edu

Sarah Blake

Sarah Blake Instructional Technologist
Rinker Campus: bldg 9401 main floor cubicle,
(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.

Kim Welch, Ed.D.

Kim Welch

Instructional Technologist, Part-Time
(714) 628-2723, kwelch@chapman.edu  

Kim Welch holds an Ed.D. in Learning Technologies from Pepperdine University. As an instructional technologist, she supports faculty in their integration of pedagogy and technology. Her projects include supporting innovative teaching and learning through in-class and online technologies, especially using the flipped and hybrid methods of teaching. Before joining the Chapman University team in 2014, Kim worked as a faculty developer for six years at the University of Utah and taught languages and teaching methods for several years both in the U.S. and abroad.