Georgia State University, USA
Dr. Julian Allen is the Chief Learning Innovations Officer at Georgia State University and leads a team of over 100 full and part time learning professionals. He has over 20 years of experience leading innovation in the use of learning technologies and creative pedagogies. He formed the Learning Innovations Team and built its current home, the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning, supporting faculty in transforming learning throughout the institution. He is currently co-leading a three-year project to redesign a series of first-year courses and related support models to improve student success. His research focuses on active learning classroom design and barriers instructors experience in adopting active learning techniques. He currently serves as a faculty member at the EDUCAUSE Institute’s Learning Technology Leadership program and was a founding member of the EDUCAUSE Leading Academic Transformation Advisory Committee.