Melody Buckner, PhD, is the Associate Vice Provost of Digital Learning Initiatives and Online Education. She joined the University of Arizona six years ago as an Instructional Designer to help faculty create online courses that reach out and engage students in an online UA experience. Before coming to the University of Arizona, she served as an Instructional Designer in Professional Development and as an adjunct faculty for Pima Community College.
Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Architecture from Arizona State University and a Master’s degree in Educational Technology from Northern Arizona University. Melody earned her PhD in Learning and Sociocultural Studies from the University of Arizona in 2015. Her informal education consists of living in over 40 different places, including several countries in Europe.
Luis Carrión and Melody Buckner talk about UA courses transitioning entirely to the online modality.
In light of all the conversations around the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), I thought I would offer up some resources to all of our Digital Learning friends.
Melody Buckner wrote an article in the Education Technology Insights magazine on the idea of merging the Learning Management System (LMS) with a Data Asset Management (DAM) system.