Scott Schopieray is Assistant Dean for Academic and Research at the Michigan State University College of Arts and Letters. His primary role is to oversee instructional technology development at the college as it relates to faculty and their teaching. Prior to taking this position, Scott was the Asst. Director of the Center for Teaching and Technology at the MSU College of Education, an instructional designer with the MSU Virtual University Design and Technology group, professional web designer, and a Digital Writing Consultant at the MSU Writing Center. Scott has been consulting on technology projects for over 20 years, participating in the design and construction of over 100 online courses and educational websites at the K12 and Higher Ed levels. He is an active participant in educational technology professional organizations at the local, state and national level. Scott’s research focuses on faculty motivation to teach online, enhancing pedagogical practice online, and development of new technologies for online teaching and learning.