Eric M. Larson
Academic Technology Consultant, Higher Education
Husband, father, podcaster at Ericast.com, instructional systems consultant at a big private university.
Eric M. Larson's Bio:
Experienced higher-education technologist and analyst who supports learning, explores solutions and battles entropy. I help faculty understand technology so they can best reach today's generation of students. Professional background ranges from front-line customer service to leading support personnel to maintaining, enhancing and evangelizing business systems. A sense of humor and attention to colleagues' personal and professional goals complements a passion for excellence and stewardship of the organization's resources.
Eric M. Larson's Experience:
Instructional Process Analyst at University of St. ThomasJuly 2005 - October 2008
Analysis of existing business, instructional and marketing operations, recommendations of technical or organizational solutions, and solution implementation.
Video Technician Cooordinator at Berean Baptist ChurchNovember 1999 - June 2008
Managed a team of technical volunteers; designed a conservatively-budgeted four-camera seamlessly-switched video production environment; served as Sunday-morning producer and technical director; oversaw and operated IMAG (image magnification), video recording, transmission to remote video-venue, and PowerPoint/video projection (of song lyrics, notes and other visuals) for two services of 600+ congregants each; coordinated with pastors and directors for long-range planning and future needs; produced promotional video packages for use in services.
Academic Technology Support Manager at University of St. ThomasDecember 2001 - July 2005
Manager of four remote support personnel who served as consultants to faculty on instructional technologies and desktop hardware/software.
Academic Technology Consultant at University of St. ThomasOctober 2008
Hands-on support and consultation for faculty and administrative staff in a variety of academic departments including Theology, Philosophy, Social Work and Psychology.
Eric M. Larson's Education:
University of Saint Thomas2002 – 2005M.A.Concentration: Human Resource Development
University of Saint Thomas1992 – 1997B.A.Concentration: Philosophy (w/ Business minor)