L&S Learning Support Services is pleased to welcome Margaret Merrill as our new Learning Technology Teaching Assistant! As the LSS Learning Technology Assistant, Margaret will help manage the L&S AV Pool and work with our team to develop, support, and evaluate various LSS learning technology projects, such as collaborative sites.
Margaret joins LSS with prior experience in the college. She previously worked with the Language Institute to develop an online course for teachers of less commonly taught languages (LCTLs). She is also a doctoral student in Second Language Acquisition, specializing in second language pedagogical theory and postsecondary instruction.
Margaret received her M.S. of Instructional Psychology and Technology at Brigham Young University. While at BYU she created a teacher development program for teachers of LCTLs and helped develop multimedia materials for foreign language learning.
Margaret is excited to immerse herself in technology while expanding her knowledge of how technology can impact instruction.