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Jana Remy, Ph.D.
Director, Educational Technology Services
Tech Hub, DeMille Hall 104, (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.

Sarah Blake
Blackboard Support Specialist
Orange Campus: Tech Hub, DeMille Hall 104, (714) 744-7686, sblake@chapman.edu
Rinker Campus: 95-226

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.

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. 

Daniel Leyva
Learning Spaces Technology Support Engineer
(714) 289-3153, leyva@chapman.edu 

Daniel Leyva holds a B.F.A. in Graphic Design from Chapman University. In his role, he provides support to faculty, staff, and students with the use of the AV systems located in campus-wide learning environments, conference rooms, and specialty rooms. Responsibilities include design, engineering, and installation of these AV systems. This includes the programming and configuring of the Crestron, Extron, Biamp, ClearOne, and Vaddio equipment.

Kim Welch, Ed.D.
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.

More staff coming soon, so please stay tuned.