Janet ShanedlingÃ¢Â€Â™s expertise is in the development of curriculum and instructional programs for health professions students and professionals, particularly programs that integrate technology-based learning (e-Learning) and teaching processes. Her responsibilities at the U of M Academic Health Center (AHC) Office of Education include directing a service unit Ã¢Â€Â“ the AHC Learning commons - that collaborates with health professions faculty to develop eLearning, videographic, and simulation courseware and assessment tools. The AHC Learning Commons Group has redesigned two academic programs into hybrid eLearning formats, created over 125 courses and websites, and delivered numerous faculty development programs on eLearning topics, including a faculty immersion program, the Learn (Mostly) Online Workshop.
Before joining the AHC Office of Education, Janet was an independent consultant designing and developing educational programs for clients primarily in the pharmaceutical and medical products industries. She also created programs and trained individuals and teams in the area of Emotional Intelligence. Janet received her Doctorate in Curriculum and Instructional Design and a Master's degree in Teaching English as a Second Language from the University of Minnesota.