In May of 2016, Academic Technologies welcomed its first Educator-in-Residence. Tyler Verhaeghe is an assistant professor in the School of Dentistry, Dr. Verhaeghe has a strong interest and experience working with educational technologies. During his residency with Academic Technologies, Dr. Verhaeghe will pursue research in the area of video and electronic textbooks.The residency is intended to enhance learning experiences and environments for learners within FoMD, by providing additional support to educators who are passionate about teaching with technology.
Research may focus on teaching practice, development of specific resources, artifacts or environments, or other topics of interest. The residency lends supports to an individual faculty member to pursue a 1 to 2-year research program in the area of academic technology.
Educators-in-Residence will receive dedicated support from Academic Technologies with technology, design, prototyping, networking and the dissemination of research outputs.