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Susan Gautsch

Susan Gautsch

Director of Online Learning • Price School of Public Policy

University of Southern California

Director of Online Learning at USC

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University of Southern California

Director of Online Learning • Price School of Public Policy

Provide oversight of all online learning programs and courses within the Price School of Public Policy -- including Online Masters of Public Administration (MPA), an Executive Masters of Health Administration (EMHA) as well as several online courses and blended learning initiatives. Develop new strategic initiatives in online, blended, and technology enhanced teaching and learning.

Teach Organizational Behavior course in MPA program.

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EDUCAUSE

Faculty: Learning Technology Leadership Institute

The EDUCAUSE Institute Learning Technology Leadership Program is designed to broaden perspectives and develop leadership abilities, enabling the participants to assume leadership roles in applying learning technology to improve teaching and learning within their institutions.

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University of Southern California

Director of Teaching and Learning Services - Center for Scholarly Technology

Founding director of university-wide outreach, faculty development, and technology-enhanced learning unit. Establish Blackboard as university-wide and mission critical system. Led multi-school initiative using online video, podcasting, clickers, and more. Served as liaison between multiple academic units, administrations, IT units, and libraries. Forged partnerships with SRI International and EDUCAUSE to conduct multiple pedagogical impact studies. Managed two dozen FTEs and graduate students and unit budgets. Produced reports on initiative goals, objectives, outcomes, and demonstrated impact.

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Northwestern University

Program Manager: TiLT - Learning Technology

Coordinated, marketed, and developed curriculum for national faculty learning technology workshops. Served as organizational liaison between IT and university librarians. Served as campus liaison to national New Media Center Consortium.

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Pepperdine University

Director e-Learning, Practitioner Faculty Information Systems

Administrative:
Lead school's vision and initiatives to transform existing programs and courses using online, social, and mobile technologies. Lead design and development of flexible cloud and SaaS-based technology infrastructure. Oversee faculty development, training, and engagement. Supervise and mentor one FTE and multiple graduate students, Manage unit and grant budgets. Establish close relationships with technology vendors and service providers. Negotiate and secure contracts. Frequent invited speaker and author.
Academic:
Develop curriculum and teach MBA and undergraduate courses in Information Systems on-the-ground and online. Disciplinary focus on strategies of disruptive innovation in business and higher education. Serve on curriculum and admissions committee for undergraduate program. Serve as co-Principal Investigator on internal and international grants.

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California State University: Center for Distributed Learning

Program Manager: Consortium of Academic Technology Staff (CATS)

Co-founded CATS. Developed first Member Profile System for MERLOT.

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University of Southern California

ABD, Cultural Anthropology - Digital Literacy

University of Hawaii at Manoa

MS, Communication - Instructional Design