Megan Linos serves as the Director of Learning Experience Design and Online Education at the Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation (DTEI). Her primary goal is to provide comprehensive faculty service in the areas of teaching consultation, technology training support, and course development to enhance online education excellence and digital learning innovations at the University of California Irvine (UCI).
With a diverse background in instructional technology, learning assessment, strategic planning, organizational development, and change management, Megan has devoted her efforts and due diligence serving as a senior learning development professional for higher education institutions for almost two decades with a track record of developing campus-wide strategic plan, engaging faculty collaboration initiatives, embracing teaching innovations with learning technologies, and implementing quality assessments for online education.
Prior to her current role at UCI, Megan has served as the Assistant Provost for Distance Learning at the University of Southern Indiana, providing strategic leadership for institutional Distance Learning initiatives. In addition, she was the Lead Instructional Designer and Faculty Development staff at Case Western Reserve University and received several performance awards including 2007 ITS Employee of the Year and the 2003 Weatherhead Staff Service Award.
Megan received a B.S. degree in Education from Southern Illinois University, an M.S. degree in Instructional Technology from Georgia State University, and a second M.S. degree in Positive Organizational Development and Change (MPOD) from Case Western Reserve University. She is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Instructional Systems Design at Indiana University Bloomington expected in 2022.
Megan is certified in the areas of Developing Leadership through Emotional Intelligence and Appreciative Inquiry in Positive Business and Society Change. She is also an alumnus of EDUCAUSE Institute's Leadership program as well as the Learning Technology Leadership Program.