Martha Burtis is the Learning and Teaching Developer at the Open CoLab at Plymouth State University. Prior to that, she was the founding director of the Digital Knowledge Center, a peer tutoring organization for students working on digital projects and assignments, at the University of Mary Washington.
Previously at UMW, she worked in the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies, helping administer various faculty and student development projects, including the Online Learning Initiative and Domain of One’s Own.
She has taught classes in computer science, American studies, and digital studies at UMW, and she helped originate the open digital storytelling community, DS106. She holds a BA in English from Mary Washington College and an MA in instructional technology and media from Teachers College, Columbia University.