Norma Scagnoli


Norma I. Scagnoli, Ph.D. is the Vice Provost for Learning Innovations at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). She has a strong background in the field, previously serving as Assistant Vice-Chancellor of Enterprise Learning Innovation at Northeastern University and Chief Learning Officer at the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Dr. Scagnoli has played a key role in developing and implementing learning innovations at the intersection of industry and academia. She has focused on leveraging technology to enhance education at all levels, from undergraduate to professional. Some of her notable accomplishments include leading quality assurance processes, formulating pedagogical frameworks for adult learners, and generating new initiatives such as the iMBA Program, blended learning in undergraduate education , and the use of mobile devices in graduate education.

Her research on technologies for teaching and learning, online learning models, and faculty and student orientation for online education has been widely published and presented in specialized journals and conferences. Dr. Scagnoli holds a Ph.D. in Human Resource Development and a Master's degree in Education with a specialization in Instructional Technologies from the University of Illinois.

You can find more about Dr. Scagnoli on her website or her LinkedIn profile.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • 7 Things You Should Know About Video Communication
    • Briefs, Case Studies, Papers, Reports
    • Contributor

    A growing list of communication tools takes advantage of the proliferation of personal computing devices that feature video cameras, allowing users to easily engage in synchronous video.

  • 7 Things You Should Know About Microlectures
    • Briefs, Case Studies, Papers, Reports
    • Contributor

    A microlecture is a short recorded audio or video presentation on a single, tightly defined topic. Microlectures are typically produced by an instructor, who might begin by drafting a rough script that includes an introduction, a list of key points to cover, and a conclusion.

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