Faculty members in The Institute for Interactive Technology serve as the core faculty for the emphasis in Interactive Technology within the General Human Environmental Sciences Graduate Degree. These faculty reflect a wide range of academic backgrounds in addition to bringing extensive real-world experiences to the teaching-learning experience. All faculty engage in professional development, research and development, and service, as well as teaching.
Dr. Michelle Hale
Dr. Michelle Hale joins the Interactive Technology faculty as an adjunct instructor, currently teaching CSM 447 - Digital Tools. In the past she has taught CSM 445 - Microcomputers in Consumer Science as part of the GoArmyEd program. Ms. Hale spent the majority of her professional career in marketing communications in the high tech industry. She has been responsible for marketing teams and programs, sales training and conferences, web presences, and collateral.
Dr. Juanita McMath
Dr. Juanita McMath joined the Interactive Technology faculty as an Instructor in January of 2010 in the Department of Consumer Sciences in the Institute for Interactive Technology. currently teaches CSM 101 Consumers and Technology, CSM 445 Microcomputers in Consumer Sciences, and CSM 447 Digital Tools.
The faculty members in The Institute for Interactive Technology reflect today's workplace, meaning one in which the geography that matters relates more to access to the Internet than physical proximity. Faculty members use SKYPE®, ICQ®, various forms of Instant Messaging (IM), pod-casting, blogs, and wikis to work collaboratively; therefore, they are located throughout the USA and the world, as well as having a presence on campus. The Institute for Interactive Technology has a physical presence in Doster Hall. Other resources beyond the faculty include a growing list of IIT Fellows, practicing technologists and organizational leaders in elearning and training in higher education, non-profit organizations in the USA and abroad, governmental agencies, and private-sector groups. These fellows assist with the development of materials, serve as peer reviewers and support the program with their expertise.