Manager of LMS Services
Educational & Scholarly Technology Services
University Information Technology (UIT)
16 Dearborn Road
Somerville, MA 0214
What I do:As the Manager of Learning Management System Services, I am the service owner for the new university-wide learning management system (LMS) trunk. As such, I am responsible for the daily operational support of this critical enterprise system. I am also charged with coordinating the development of trunk to meet the teaching, learning, research, and assessment needs of the university.
Education & Background:Prior to joining Tufts, I served as the Associate Director for Teaching Technology at Brandeis University where I oversaw the development of Brandeis’s open-source learning management system, the Getz Multimedia lab, and research and academic technology projects. I have over 15 years of experience working in higher education in instructional technology, administrative information systems, and library systems. I hold a Master of Science in Information Technology Management from Brandeis University.
Presentations & Publications:
“So, You Want to Be a Leader”, NERCOMP Annual Conference, Providence RI, March 2010. Hill, Janet; Bird, Eric; Leger-Hornby, Tracey.
“The Brandeis Story: Lessons Learned During the Transition to Online Course Evaluations” Invited Speaker, NERCOMP Special Interest Group, Holy Cross College, Worcester, MA. September 2009. Hill, Janet.
“Online Course Evaluation: If You Build It, Some Will Come” NERCOMP Annual Conference Providence, RI. March, 2009. Hill, Janet; Lohse, MaryPat.
“Learning Management Systems and the Merged Organization”, NERCOMP Annual Conference, Providence RI, March 2008. Hill, Janet; Wawrzaszek, Susan V.; Wedaman, David G.
“Got Latte? Brandeis University's Enterprise Moodle Implementation”, Moodle Moot, San Francisco CA, June 2008, Dembowitz, Lori; Hill, Janet; Lambert, Jim.
“LATTE: Moodle at Brandeis University”, NERCOMP Special Interest Group, Holy Cross College, Worcester, MA, February, 2008. Goedicke, William; Hill, Janet; Wedaman, David G.
“Clearing the Smog: Reinventing Staff Meetings at Brandeis University”, NERCOMP Special Interest Group, Norwood, MA. October 2007. Hill, Janet; Koloseus, Amy; Roppola, Chris; Wilson, Josh.
“iPods and Podcasting”, Invited speaker, Faculty Development Workshop, Simmons College, Boston, MA. October 2006. Hartigan, Todd; Hill, Janet.
“iPods and Podcasting: too cool for school?” NERCOMP Annual Conference, Worcester, MA, March 2006. Hartigan, Todd; Hill, Janet; Lewis-Faupel, Sean; Springsteen, Anne.
“Good Help Isn’t Always Hard to Find: Hiring and Training Part-Time Student Support Staff”, NERCOMP Annual Conference, Worcester, MA, March 2005. Pino, Mike; Hill, Janet; Livermore-Rookey, Anne; Wiecki, Lisa.
“Natural Collaboration: Library-IT WebCT Support at Brandeis University”, NERCOMP Annual Conference, Worcester, MA, March 2004. Hill, Janet; Wedaman, David.
“Merging Electronic Reserves and Course Management Systems: A collaboration between the Brandeis University Libraries and Information Technology Services”, LOCI, Tufts University, Medford, MA, November 2003. Hill, Janet; Wedaman, David.