Subject-Area Specialist | Beth Secrist

Beth Secrist has more than 20 years of experience at the intersection of IT, instructional technology, and libraries and information science. In addition to an M.S. in library science, Ms. Secrist has additional graduate work in instructional design, instructional and web technologies, learning theory, and graphic design. She has strong experience in IT administration, including content management systems, course/learning management systems, multimedia digitization, web services integration, and web accessibility. She also has experience in project and program management and is particularly interested in the digital humanities as well as the integration of information and digital literacies into the curriculum.

Ms. Secrist’s specialties include

  • Project/program management

  • Digital scholarship integration in teaching and learning

  • Faculty development workshops, including instructional design, flipped classrooms, blended learning using preferred course management system

  • Google Apps deployment and uses for teaching and collaboration

  • IT/Library collaborations

  • Web services integration (e.g., Google, online forms/surveys, YouTube, etc.) including privacy and security considerations

  • Making accessible documents and websites

  • Information and data management, including organization, sharing and permissions, storage, archiving, and preservation

  • Website optimization: defining and measuring success for communication, including search engine optimization and web analytics

  • Communication and media: identify and select best method depending on goal and audience (blog, wiki, chat, webcast, etc.)