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Instructional Technology Support Manager


University of California San Diego


United States

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Joan Holmquist manages the Instructional Technology Support team in Educational Technology Services at the University of California, San Diego. She has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of instructional design, technology training and course development covering a broad range of industries including technology, healthcare and higher education. Joan has presented workshops and technical training to students, technical professionals and audiences across the communications industry and the University of California.

Joan’s expertise extends to the development and implementation of programs, services and activities in support of innovative instructional improvement as well as the development and teaching of workshops. She consults with new and experienced instructors on course design and instructional methods, and works with faculty and professional staff to develop courses that involve the transformation of face-to-face courses into blended, flipped and online classrooms. Her work enables them articulate clear learning goals while facilitating the incorporation and implementation of effective teaching practices, balancing application of pedagogy with technology.