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Teaching Learning Center Staff



Jean-Marie Venturini, Instructional Designer

2012 - present
(310) 846-2628

Jean-Marie provides assistance to ALL Faculty who want to teach online, blended, and technology-enhanced courses. She organizes workshops and trainings. She is an O-Space and ePortfolios expert. She is also the TLC blogger.

Drop in anytime or request a workshop.

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Not sure if Blended Learning is right for you, your course, or your students?  
Not sure where to begin when it comes to instructional technology?

Otis’ Instructional Designer, Jean-Marie Venturini, is available to visit your course to learn about your teaching needs and collaborate with you on technology-enhanced teaching tools that might best serve your specific course and teaching style.

Schedule a Visit! 

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Sue Maberry, Director of Library and Instructional Technology 

1992 - present
(310) 665-6925

Sue has been researching and consulting on useful technologies for Otis for many years, including learning management systems, e-portfolios, digital asset management, blogs, wikis, YouTube, Second Life, and all things "web 2.0." She implements and develops curriculum for the Information Literacy program at Otis.

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Kathleen Forrest, Assistant Director, TLC
2006 - present
(310) 846-2576

Kathleen produces videos, learning objects, and podcasts. She manages iTunesU. She is also an OSpace expert, and supports workshops/trainings in the TLC. 

Drop in anytime or request a workshop.

Contact via Email!


Heather Cleary, Digital Projects and Metadata Librarian 

2002 - present
(310) 665-6926

Heather handles all things Otis DID. She is also very knowledgeable on blogs and wikis. She is an O-Space and e-portfolios expert.

Contact via Email!

Shelley Forbes  

Sheldon Forbes, Circulation Manager

1999 - present
(310) 665-6930

Shelley is the Scantron and Survey Monkey expert. She consults about Second Life and PowerPoint. 

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