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Read below to find out about the NYU Tandon School of Engineering instructional technologists, and what they are doing to enhance education with technology.

Sebastien Auguste

Manager of Online Learning, Tandon School of Engineering

Sebastien Auguste is the Manager of Online Learning at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Sebastien works in the Online Learning division managing the Live Virtual Learning (LVL) program and team, responsible for day-to-day operations, and instructional design course development with faculty. He works closely with faculty regarding pedagogy and new technology in their online programs.

John Barbieri

Educational Technologist, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

John I Barbieri is a Live Virtual Learning Media Technician for NYU Tandon School of Engineering. John streams, moderates, and provides technical support for online students attending NYU classes remotely. He also films and edits online classes that are produced in the studio. Additionally, he designs modules for students using a variety of creative tools and applications.

Lexie Bryan

Instructional Designer, Tandon School of Engineering

The Center for Faculty Innovations in Teaching & Learning (FITL) partners closely with faculty and staff at the School of Engineering to support their use of instructional technology. At FITL, Lexie provides consultation and training to community members using the LMS, Student Response System, and smart classroom technology.

Earl Co

Educational Technologist, Tandon School of Engineering

Earl Co graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from NYU Tandon. As a student he was the Chair of the Student Technology and Research Committee, and has been involved in organizing the annual spring HackNYU Hackathons.

He now works at NYU Tandon Online, developing and implementing interactive online courses and new technologies.

Laura Dicht

Instructional Designer, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Laura Dicht is an Instructional Designer at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. She works with faculty to storyboard and develop online courses. She has worked to create classes for the Computer Science and Civil Engineering departments. Laura holds a Master's in International Educational Development from Teachers College, Columbia University and a Bachelor's in Journalism from Boston University.

Jessie Guy-Ryan

Manager of Instructional Design, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Jessie Guy-Ryan has worked in higher education for over six years in both online and on-campus engineering and health science programs and the undergraduate and graduate levels. She holds a Master’s degree in Learning Design & Technology from San Diego State University and a Bachelor’s degree from Boston University.

Andrew Locke

Instructional Designer, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Prior to joining NYU Andy Locke was the Media Specialist at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), part of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He served as principle web developer for HHI, lead the design and development of numerous e-learning courses and learning management platforms, and directed The Humanitarian Assistance Podcast.

Previously, Andy reported for New England Public Radio, and published news stories in The Huffington Post, and on various blogs. Andy holds a BA in New Media Journalism from Hampshire College.

Sara Thermer

Instructional Design, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Sara Thermer is devoted to developing interactive online content and encourage student engagement with the material. She is also interested in gamification designed for adult learners.

Previously she developed numerous STEM courses for K-12 based programs.