Blackboard Faculty Advisory Committee

The Blackboard Faculty Aadvisory Committee members represent their college, department, and colleagues in the use of Blackboard to augment academic courses and in delivering hybrid or fully online programs. ATS and the Instructional Technology and Support team leverage Advisory Committee input to guide important decisions surrounding the LMS, future planning, and strategic projects that will best serve teaching and learning at USD. The Blackboard Aadvisory provides recommendation and feedback on day to day operations and long term policies, including:
  • The assessment of the current LMS deployment, recommendations for areas of improvement, and strategies to introduce to new technologies.
  • Evaluation of proposals for upgrades, new feature releases, and changes in administrative processes. 
  • Recommendations for outreach and engagement to the university community, especially academics.
The Advisory Committee meets regularly to discuss current topics including new features, technologies and issues related to the the LMS are are asked to assist ATS in communicating services and changes to their departments and professional community.
Kate DeConinck, ThD
Kate DeConinck
Professor Theology and Religious Studies
Carole Huston
Carole Huston
Professor
Communication Studies

 

Jonathan Mack
Jonathan Mack
Director of Health Care and Nursing Informatics
School of Nursing
Jeff Malecki
Jeff Malecki
Assistant Professor
Director of Bands and Music Education
Kristin Moran
Kristin Moran
Associate Dean and Professor
Communication Studies
Afsaneh Nahavandi
Afsaneh Nahavandi
Professor Leadership Studies
School of Business
Carlton O'Neal
Carlton O'Neal
Clinical Professor Marketing
School of Business
Leonard Perry
Leonard Perry
Associate Professor
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Jack Pope
Jack Pope
Professor
Mathematics
Michael Terry
Michael Terry
Clinical Professor
School of Nursing