Bill Harrison, 2012
- Sr. Instructional Designer/Instructional Technologist
- DSC employee since Nov. 2010
Degrees and schools where awarded: B.S., Memphis State University; M. Ed. and Ed. S., University of West Florida
The Daytona State of Mind to me means success through education.
What are you working on right now? I am initiating the Quality Matters program, as well as implementing the Learning Object Repository. I’m also working on outcomes integration into our learning management system, which will allow extensive reporting at the student, course, department and program level.
What did you do prior to joining Daytona State College? I was the chief technology architect for the Academic Technology Center at the University of West Florida.
People would be surprised to know that I am an avid comic book collector. Superheroes, mainly, Batman, Spiderman. I have thousands of them. Some are pretty collectable, including a Batman #500 signed by Bob Kane.
Outside interests: Family, NASCAR, fishing. I am also a commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve.
What has been the most rewarding thing about your Daytona State College experience? The people.
What is one goal you still hope to achieve in your career? Finish my doctorate in Instructional Technology at the University of West Florida, focusing on mobile learning - best practices, limitations, accessibility issues, and how innovations in mobile technology in general are being driven by the consumer.
Last book read: How the States Got Their Shapes by Mark Stein and Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat.
If you could have a dinner party and invite any four people, dead or alive, the guest list would be: George Washington, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, Abraham Lincoln.