The Collat School of Business Innovative Learning Solutions office collaborates with faculty in the development and enhancement of quality online instruction focusing on learning theories, pedagogy, best practices, and emerging technologies for active and engaging learning experiences that meet the needs of today’s learners.

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Elizabeth Fisher

Elizabeth Fisher
Director of Innovative Learning Solutions
(205) 996-1391
Office: CSB 294-A

Jonathan McNair

Jonathan McNair
Media Producer & Technologist
Collat Canvas Administrator
(205) 975-4246
Office: CSB 294-B

Elizabeth provides strategic direction to our online learning efforts. Elizabeth began in CSOB as our first instructional designer and served as Interim Executive Director of eLPS. She brings a wealth of experience back to us with ideas about how to support our online learning progress. She and Jonathan will be working together with faculty to develop highly engaging, leading-edge courses that maximize learning for our students. Please contact Elizabeth with your ideas and questions.

Jonathan collaborates with faculty for developing professional media content for online courses to include:  studio and on location video production and delivery. He also serves as the Canvas Administrator for faculty providing technical support regarding the use of Canvas and other instructional technologies.  Contact Jonathan for help with media for your online courses and issues unresolved by Canvas within 24 hours. He also copies over online course shells in Canvas from one semester to the next.