Digital Liberal Arts Specialist
David Neville earned a PhD (2002) in German Language and Literature, with an emphasis on Medieval Studies and Latin, from Washington University in St. Louis. Having developed an interest in the digital humanities, David continued his post-doctoral studies in the Computer Science Department at Weber State University before transferring to the Department of Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences at Utah State University, where he earned a MS (2008) with an emphasis on Computer Science and Business Information Systems. With over 20 years of university-level teaching experience at institutions such as Brigham Young University, Washington University in St. Louis, Utah State University, and Elon University, David is excited to work with faculty and students at Grinnell College on digital teaching and research projects and is dedicated to expanding the role of digital technologies in the liberal arts. David has first-hand expertise and a publication background in problem-based learning (PBL), digital game-based learning (DGBL), immersive learning environments, open educational resources (OER), computer-assisted language learning (CALL), and blended learning environments.