Leading Voices in Higher Education: Adrian Sannier “EVEN WITH MOOCS, TEACHERS MATTER!”
Start Date : May 1, 2013
End Date : May 1, 2013
Time : 4:00 pm
Adrian Sannier is the senior vice president for product at Pearson, an educational technology company leading a variety of educational technologies including My Labs New Design, Learning Studio, Equella, and most recently OpenClass - a free learning platform designed to enable professors and other course creators to invent or discover best practices, discuss and improve them, and adopt them into their own courses easily. In February 2012, Sannier was named one of the “12 Tech Innovators Who Are Transforming Campuses” in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Prior to joining Pearson in 2010, Sannier was the CIO at Arizona State University, the nation's largest residential institution. He has been a professor for the past 12 years in the Division of Computing Studies at ASU, and as the Stanley Chair of Interdisciplinary Engineering at Iowa State University. Before joining the academia, Sannier led the PC game studio EAI Interactive, an independent developer of children’s games. EAI created bestselling titles for game publishers like Mattel, Hasbro, Crayola, Disney, and Pixar, as well as educational content for leading publishers such as Elsevier, McGraw-Hill and Pearson.
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