Brett BeyersManager of Online Learning
Brett Beyers received his M.S. Ed. in Learning Design and Technology from Purdue University in May of 2013. Prior to receiving this degree, Brett worked for Thunderbird School of Global Management where he began in 2000 as an audiovisual technician. In 2005 Brett was promoted to the Manager of Media Servers, where he managed a team of Audiovisual, Graphic, and Broadcast technicians. His various responsibilities included producing a weekly synchronous satellite course to 13 campuses throughout North, Central, and South America, developing the schools venue learning technologies, and designing presentation materials for the Faculty and Staff. While at Thunderbird, Brett also designed small, medium, and large learning venues, increased program revenues through technology streamlining, and improved student-faculty communications through learning design methodologies. In 2010 Brett was asked to develop a new Academic Technologies department for Thunderbird. This included leading a highly diverse team in the practice of instructional design, learning theory, and technological development.
His academic studies also include a B.A. in Visual Communications and an A.S. in Computer Animation. In combination with these degrees, Brett has 18+ years of experience Analyzing, Designing, Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating instructional design. Balancing skills in technology and academics, Brett’s passion resides in making learning engaging, accessible, and relevant