Aisha Jackson is the Director of Academic Technology Applications and Design with the Office of Information Technology (OIT) at the University of Colorado Boulder. In this position, Aisha provides strategic leadership, vision, and direction for academic technology application and design services.
Aisha joined OIT as an Academic Technology Consultant in 2010, responsible for providing consultations, training, and support to faculty on instructional technologies. She also served as a Project Manager, facilitating the campus-wide implementation of Desire2Learn. Before becoming the Director of Academic Technology Applications and Design, Aisha lead the Academic Technology Applications program, made up of five service areas, including: (a) administration of more than 10 web-based applications, (b) Learning Technology Consulting, (c) Captioning, (d) Kubi Remote Presence, and (e) the iClicker audience response system.
Prior to moving to Colorado, Aisha was a faculty member in the School of Education and Open Campus at the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies. She designed, developed, and taught traditional and distant courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the area of Information Technologies in Education. While at UWI, Aisha consulted on national and international grants, and with other higher education institutions in the Caribbean. She also served as the Campus Information Technology Trainer, responsible for leading a team charged with assisting faculty members with adopting Information Technologies to improve teaching, learning and research. In this role, she organized, facilitated and evaluated consultations and training on the pedagogical and technical use of a variety of educational technologies.
Aisha earned a B.A. in Elementary Education from Flagler College, in St. Augustine, Florida and a M. Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Educational Technology and Teacher Education, from the University of Florida. Aisha earned her Ed. D. in Educational Leadership, specializing in Professional Learning and Technology, at the University of Colorado Denver.