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Chris Zakrzewski

Chris Zakrzewski

Assistant Provost for Technology and Instructional Innovation
Director, Center for Instructional Design and Academic Technology 

Email: zakrzewski@sxu.edu   Phone: 773-298-3884   Office: L-135

Chris joined Saint Xavier University in 2010 as the director for the Center for Instructional Design and Academic Technology. His work within CIDAT focuses on developing a comprehensive approach to technology adoption and instructional development, as well as identifying new ways to foster and spread innovative teaching among Saint Xavier faculty. He believes that faculty is not a homogeneous group and therefore growth in technology adoption must be fostered one-on-one.

Beth DeCarlo

Beth DeCarlo

Administrative Coordinator 

Email: decarlo@sxu.edu  Phone: 773-298-3189   Office: L-136

Beth joined the CIDAT team in 2014, after working for Colorado Technical University. Beth is currently working on her bachelor's degree in business at Saint Xavier University. She is eager to learn about the technology needs in higher education. Beth is available to any faculty with questions regarding course evaluations. 

Instructional Design

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Office: WAC L-132

Email: cidatstudentsupport@mymail.sxu.edu

Yue Ma

Yue Ma

Senior Instructional Designer

Email: ma@sxu.edu  Phone: 773-298-5166   Office: L-133

Yue joined Saint Xavier University in 2012, she consults with SXU faculty by using Canvas and a variety of multimedia software, to develop online courses. Influenced by Dewey’s "Learning by Doing," Yue firmly believes that the best way to adopt instructional technology is through practice. So she is eager to meet with SXU faculty to discuss different possibilities for integrating emerging technologies into the classroom (face-to face as well as online) to promote learning.

Yue is also working on her online doctor of education degree in Instructional System Technology and minoring in Adult Education at Indiana University Bloomington.

 

Production Services

Connect with Production Services 

Office: WAC L-132

Main Phone: 773-298-3414

Email: productionservices@sxu.edu

Michael Grimm

Michael Grimm

Associate Director 

Email: grimm@sxu.edu   Phone: 773-298-3411   Office: L-122

Michael joined Saint Xavier University as a staff member in 2008. He completed his studies in mass communication and art at SXU, where he was honored with the Outstanding Art and Design Student award. Prior to joining SXU, Michael worked on multimedia productions while freelancing for various production companies. In conjunction with working at Saint Xavier University, Michael continues to work as a commercial photographer and studio artist.

Thomas Greene

Thomas Greene

Multi-media Specialist 

Email: greene@sxu.edu   Phone: 773-298-3823   Office: L-122

Thomas joined Saint Xavier University as a multimedia specialist in 2014. He received his Bachelor of Arts in mass communication from SXU in 2012. As a student, he worked for the Media Services Department and assisted in multimedia production for various University events. Thomas continues to work on various production projects outside of SXU, including local concert recordings, music promotion and scriptwriting

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