Jason has worked in international higher education for over 15 years. He began his career as an English language teacher before moving into educational technology and program leadership roles, and finally transitioning into full-time instructional design and technology. He holds a Master’s in Education and is currently finishing another Master’s in Educational Technology. He is a Senior Fellow in the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) and has published and presented on a range of topics including Moodle, online assessments, and blended learning. His research interests are the integration of technology into teaching, learning and teaching with virtual/mixed reality, and quality assurance in online education.
Master of Learning Design and Technology, Arizona State University - 2022
Master of Education, TESOL, Shenandoah University - 2005
Bachelor of Arts, Asian Studies, University of Washington -2000
Instructional Designer, XJTLU, 2021-
Instructional Designer and Technologist, University of Montana, 2020-2021
Head of Technology Enhanced Learning and English for Academic Purposes, Nazarbayev University, 2015-2020
University of Nottingham Ningbo, Senior Teaching Fellow, 2011-2015
Nihon University, Deputy Director of English Language Program, 2008-2011
Academic Coordinator, University of California-Riverside, 2006-2008
Quality Assurance in Online and Distance Education
Virtual and Mixed Reality in Teaching and Learning
Integration of Technology into Teaching
Books, monographs, compilations and manuals
Myrick, J. (2010). Moodle 1.9: Testing and Assessments. Packt Publishing.
Association for Educational Communications (AECT) - Member