Jim Twetten


Jim Twetten has worked in higher education and educational technology for 29 years. After an award-winning start in television and instructional media production, he has served in various leadership roles since the early 1990s, most recently as Director of Academic Technologies at Iowa State University. Jim has had multiple consulting projects in the areas of campus engagement, learning space evolution, promoting innovation, and IT operations. Jim owns two degrees from Iowa State University; a B.S. in Speech Communication (1985) and an M.S. in Higher Education Administration (1999). Jim can be found on social networking sites at www.facebook.com/jtwetten and www.twitter.com/jtwetten. Jim has served as a member of EDUCAUSE's Nominations Committee, Advisory Committee on Teaching and Learning, as well as the ELI Advisory Board. Besides Jim's EDUCAUSE involvement, he has previously served as board member and officer (Treasurer) for the Consortium of College and University Media Centers (CCUMC). Jim is currently a member of the FLEXspace.org Core Team.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • Successful Clicker Standardization
    • Article

    Student response systems, commonly referred to as clickers, have become an important learning tool in higher education.

EDUCAUSE Presentations



EDUCAUSE Involvement

  • Nominations Committee
    • ADVISORY, 2014 - 2017
  • EDUCAUSE 2014 Program Committee
    • PROGRAM, 2014 - 2014
  • Advisory Committee on Teaching and Learning
    • HISTORIC, 2013 - 2014
  • ELI Adjunct Committee
    • ELI, 2012 - 2012
  • ELI Advisory Board
    • ELI, 2011 - 2014