Tatiana Piatanova is an Instruction Designer of the Center for Educational Technology and Curricular Innovation at Pacific University. She has been in the exciting field of Instructional Design for about five years. Prior to career in Instructional Design she was a graphic designer and an educator for numerous years. Before coming to Pacific she specialized in asynchronous online course design and integrating Web 2.0 tools and technologies for education at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Humboldt State University.
In her free time, Tatiana enjoys exploring numerous hiking trails with her dog Boris and friends, graphic design projects, reading, knitting, and occasionally painting. She also teaches "Implementing Internet Tools and Technologies" – an online course at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Professional and Research Interests
- Social Pedagogy
- Asynchronous Course Design
- Student-Centered Learning
- Open Education
- Universal Principles of Design
"Learning Outside LMS with WordPress." CATS 15th Annual Conference. Sonoma State University. March 22, 2013.
"Social Media in the Classroom" (with Lee Grahm). Alaska Society for Technology in Education Conference. Anchorage, Alaska. February, 2012.
"Creating collaborative environments for active learning" (with Jennifer Moss). Alaska Society for Technology in Education Conference. Anchorage, Alaska. February, 2011.