Dr. Matthew Crosston
Director, Academic Transformation
The Office of Academic Transformation leads the facilitation and evolution of the campus-wide online academic infrastructure and related innovation initiatives across teaching, research, and service.
Academic Transformation’s passion is for working with students, faculty, administrators, and staff to help provide expanding learning environments that connect with and implement Goal 3 of the University's 2019- 2024 Strategic Plan - "Encourage Academic and Administrative Innovation to meet student needs." Some of the main areas of focus employed to achieve Goal 3 center around the following:
- Curriculum Design and Innovative Pedagogy
- Technology Integration
- Faculty Development
- Provide strategic direction and leadership for curriculum design along with innovative pedagogical practices for online, hybrid and face-to-face courses.
- Identify evidence-based practices of innovation and transformation to enhance the student learning experience.
- Cultivate creative and innovative approaches to teaching, learning, and curriculum and program development.