Tracy A. Chapman serves as Director for Creighton University's Center for eLearning and Academic Innovation. Under the direction and guidance of the Provost, she is responsible for the development of the University's virtual campus, exploration of ideas for creative and innovative educational programming, and academically grounded leadership/management of academic technologies.
Prior to her appointment to the Center Dr. Chapman served as the Executive Director for the Office of eLearning and Academic Technologies in the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions. In this role she was responsible for leading a team which supports the School's distance programs and technology infused campus programs in Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy and Physical Therapy.
Dr. Chapman received her Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska in Internet-based education, her Master's degree in Instructional Technology from West Texas A&M University, a teaching certificate from Southwest Texas State University, and a Bachelors of Science in Finance from the University of South Carolina.
Chapman has authored/co-authored articles and book chapters on the pedagogy of teaching online. She has presented numerous workshops locally, nationally and internationally, with the purpose of preparing faculty for moving their teaching and learning to the online environment.