College of Education & Human Services

COEHS Technology Staff

Dawn Sweet - Manager, Instructional Development Services
Horrabin Hall 113C | 309.298.2993 | DR-Sweet@wiu.edu


Dawn researches and provides a vision for the implementation of emergent technologies into the fields of education and human services. In addition to oversight of technology support and training for COEHS, she provides related workshops and one-on-one consultations with faculty, and coordinates the Faculty Innovators Program. Dawn also writes blog posts for the COEHS Technology Insights Blog. Her technology specialties include technology integration, mobiles, Web 2.0, virtual worlds, blogs, wikis, social networking, podcasting, online course development, web design, and interactive whiteboards. Dawn completed her M.S.Ed in Educational and Interdisciplinary Studies at Western Illinois University, where she also earned her bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design and Technology.

 


Josh Butcher – Assistant Manager, Instructional Development Services 
Horrabin Hall 113 | 309.298.2444 | JA-Butcher@wiu.edu

Josh and a team of qualified Graduate Assistants provide college-specific support for desktop and electronic classroom computing resources. He also oversees the daily functions of the Interactive Multimedia Laband the Technology Resource Center. Josh’s specific technology skills and interests include podcasting and vodcasting, multimedia authoring, video production and editing, screen casts and screen capture tutorial development, web page development, and blogging. Josh also writes blog posts for the COEHS Technology Insights Blog. He completed his M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology at Western Illinois University where he also earned his bachelors degree. 

 

 

Allie Muur - Graduate Assistant, Instructional Development Services 
Horrabin Hall 104 | 309.298.3076

Allie Muur is a graduate assistant at Technology Resource Checkout where her duties include checking technology to faculty, staff, and students in COEHS. Allie is working toward her Master's in Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation. She also assists in the support of hardware, software, and electronic classrooms throughout the college. Prior to her position at Instructional Development Services, Allie received her Bachelor's degree at Western Illinois in Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration. She is hoping to take her knowledge within the recreation and leisure field and her knowledge of technology to start out with a higher administrative position upon graduation.

 



Corey James – Graduate Assistant, Instructional Development Services 
Horrabin 104 | 309.298.3076

Corey James is a Graduate Assistant at Technology Resource Checkout, where his work involves checking in and out technology equipment to faculty members and students of COEHS. He also assists in the support of hardware, software, and electronic classrooms throughout the college. In addition to these responsibilities, Corey presents workshops and writes articles about emergent technologies for the COEHS TechInsights blog.  Corey is currently working to receive his Master's Degree in Instructional Design and Technology to broaden his knowledge of applicable technologies and instructional principles that can aid him in the creation of training materials within both the corporate and higher education settings.  He also seeks to utilize his studies in Graphic Communication from his undergraduate career to assist him in his projected profession as an Instructional Designer.

 


Brittani Carter, Interactive Multimedia Lab Assistant
Horrabin Hall 104 | 309.298.3076

Brittani Carter is a lab assistant for the Interactive Multimedia Lab (IMM lab) where she provides assistance and training to COEHS faculty, staff, and students on a variety of high-end multimedia applications and software.  She also presents workshops and writes articles about emergent technologies for the COEHS TechInsights blog. Brittani is majoring in Exercise Science with a minor in Family & Consumer Sciences. Brittani’s able to work in programs such as iMovie, Windows MovieMaker, Microsoft Office Programs, Photoshop and Garageband.

 


Ronald Smith, Interactive Multimedia Lab Assistant
Horrabin Hall 104 | 309.298.3076

Ronald Smith is a lab assistant for the Interactive Multimedia Lab (IMM lab) where he provides assistance and training to COEHS faculty, staff, and students on a variety of high-end multimedia applications and software. Ronald is majoring in Accounting. Ronald wants to become more computer literate and is most interested in learning about different computer programs. Ronald’s able to work in programs such as Microsoft Office Programs, Photoshop, and Adobe.

 

 

 


Paul Schouten, Interactive Multimedia Lab Assistant
Horrabin Hall 104 | 309.298.3076

Paul Schouten is a lab assistant for the Interactive Multimedia Lab (IMM lab) where he provides assistance and training to COEHS faculty, staff, and students on a variety of high-end multimedia applications and software.  He also presents workshops and writes articles about emergent technologies for the COEHS TechInsights blog. Paul is majoring in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration with a minor in Accounting. Paul is able to work with programs such as Microsoft Office, iBooks Author, and Windows MovieMaker and is very interested in new technologies and programs.