Office of the Dean for Undergraduate Education Teaching with Technology

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Katie Livingston Vale , Ed.D.

Assistant Director, Office of Educational Innovation & Technology
Office of the Dean for Undergraduate Education


  • Curricular review and planning
  • Needs assessment, instructional design and pedagogical development
  • Multimedia development
  • Social computing tools, computer-supported collaborative work
  • Evaluation of educational technology, qualitative research

Recent, current, and upcoming activities

  • As Assistant Director, leader of the Educational Technology Consulting group within OEIT.
  • Instructor and freshman advisor for Fall 2006 seminar SP.727 Blogs: Reflecting on your first semester.
  • Director, MIT New Media Center


  • Ed.D. Curriculum and Teaching (Educational Media), Boston University
  • A.B. Cognitive Science, A.B. Anthropology, Brown University
  • EDUCAUSE Institute on Learning Technology Leadership

Previous employment

  • Senior Educational Technology Consultant, MIT IS&T
  • Manager, Educational Design and Development, MIT AMPS
  • Adjunct Faculty, Boston University School of Education
  • Faculty Liaison, MIT Academic Computing
  • Manager, Computing Help Desk, Brown University
  • Assistant Project Coordinator, Institute for Research in Information and Scholarship (IRIS), Brown University
  • Educational Software Developer, NASA Regional Planetary Data Center, Brown University

Professional interests

  • Curriculum development, project-based learning, computer-mediated communication, computer-supported cooperative work, Web 2.0 tools, evaluation of educational technology, MMORPGs in education.

Personal interests

  • Fiber arts, cooking, world cultures.