Ernie Perez has been named Director of Educational Technology within Boston University’s Office of Digital Learning & Innovation. Reporting to Associate Provost Chris Dellarocas and Vice President and Chief Data Officer Tracy Schroeder, Ernie will play a leading role in the visioning, management, selection, and deployment of enterprise-level educational technology services.
Perez, who joined the educational technology organization in September 2019, will lead several teams, including the educational technologists, platform administrators, and instructional designers.
The Educational Technology team works with faculty and academic staff to enhance the use of teaching and learning technologies in and out of the classroom. Educational Technologists provide consulting and support for a number of services, including Blackboard Learn, WordPress, and Echo360. They also provide classroom training on a wide variety of topics.
As director, Perez will conduct need assessments, envision, lead and participate in educational technology projects, including projects associated with emerging technologies and university