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Derek Thurber

Derek Thurber

Instructional Design and Technology Consultant, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Biography

Derek Thurber graduated from 
​the Master of Science in Higher Education Administration and Policy Program at Northwestern in December 2015 where he focused his studies on instructional technology and design. As a graduate student, he worked as a graduate assistant for the program office, supported the development of a Northwestern Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), and designed an online parent orientation program for Oakton Community College. In October 2015, Derek presented his master's project focused on scalability of simulation-based learning at the Tech-Ed conference at Washington State University. 

Prior to coming to Northwestern, Derek lived in Colorado, Washington State, Massachusetts, Washington D.C., and most recently Minnesota — where he completed an AmeriCorps VISTA project focused on developing an online tutoring program for Riverland Community College.

Research/Scholarship

Education

Year Degree Institution
2015 MS, Higher Education Administration and Policy Northwestern University
2011 BA, History Whitman College


Last Updated: 2017-03-29 10:37:03