We are pleased to introduce our two new Executive Board members C.L. Eddins and Jeff Bergin!
C.L. Eddins has a B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and a minor in History. He has a M.Ed. in Instructional Design. He has been an instructional designer for over 8 years. C.L. Eddins is a huge advocate and believer in distance learning, particularly online learning. He has over 10 years of experience as a college professor. He enjoys collecting art and sports.
Jeff Bergin has led curriculum, instructional, experience, and environment design for various educational technology companies for the past 20 years. Currently, Dr. Bergin is the Vice President of Learning Research & Design at Macmillan Learning, where he leads a team of learning researchers and experience designers. Previously, he was the Vice President of Learning & Experience Design for Pearson’s Global Product Organization, and his team designed more than a dozen product models that included personalized and adaptive systems, online courseware, e-books, lab-based interventions, and handheld products. Dr. Bergin has also participated in learner environment and learning services design for Upward Bound, Rogers Memorial Hospital, the Wisconsin Health Education Center, Viacom, Tesseract Charter Schools, Sunrise Preschools, Maricopa Community Colleges, and Pearson Schools Group. Dr. Bergin holds a Ph.D. from Arizona State University and has presented and published on topics including learning design, online learning, and technology-augmented instruction.
Lastly, from all of us at ELD, well wishes for the holiday break and all the best for the new year ahead!