Adam Barger is an eLearning Specialist and Program Manager at the College of William & Mary. He holds a Ph.D. in Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership, and an MS.Ed in Instructional Design and Technology. His current research interests include Universal Design for Learning, teaching contexts, and the use of educational technology for student engagement. As a member of the Office of University eLearning Initiatives, Adam regularly collaborates with faculty members to provide expertise and implementation strategies for eLearning. Most recently, he led a full scale pilot study for adopting a university student response system and co-led the development of eLearning workshops for faculty development. Before arriving at William & Mary, Adam spent 12 years in K-12 education as a social studies teacher and technology resource specialist.
The author views educational technology leadership and practice through the lens of three threshold concepts and his experiences at the 2017 ELI Annual Meeting.