Greathouse joins College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources staff
By: Norman Martin
Karissa Greathouse has been named the new Distance Education Instructional Technologist for Texas Tech's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. She officially stepped into her new position on Monday (April 17).
"I'm very excited to be working with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, and am looking forward to assisting with and promoting their distance education endeavors," Greathouse said.
The New Mexico native will be developing and redesigning instructional materials and products using technology-based resources for CASNR's online courses, as well as assisting the faculty in learning about becoming proficient in and applying instructional technology. In addition, she'll be monitoring and evaluating CASNR distance education on-line courses, and assisting with the implementation of a course review process based on the university's approved on line course design rubric for new and existing courses to ensure quality and consistency within CASNR.
Other duties will entail overseeing development and delivery and assists faculty with on-line programs to ensure a standardized layout and design, coordinating Americans with Disabilities Act compliance with eLearning, and assisting with best practices for instructional videos.
Prior to joining the CASNR staff, Greathouse served as Blackboard Support Coordinator
at Texas Tech's Worldwide eLearning and the university's Teaching, Learning, and Professional
Development Center. Earlier she worked as an Instructional Technology Specialist in
Tech's College of Education.
Greathouse received her bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems from Wayland Baptist University, and was awarded an E-Learning Systems Certificate from Portland State University (2008). She was also granted Blackboard Content Management GUI Administrator Certification (2016); Blackboard Certified Trainer (2015); and Quality Matters Applying the QM Rubric Certificate (2015).
CONTACT: Steven Fraze, Interim Dean, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Texas Tech University at (806) 742-2808 or email@example.com