Jeff Miller is the Senior Associate Director, for the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology at the University of British Columbia.
He oversees the Project Office that supports UBC’s Flexible Learning Initiative (flexible.learning.ubc.ca), and works with interdisciplinary teams across the University to develop educational projects in on-campus, blended and fully online contexts, including UBC’s edX and MOOC projects. He also provides administrative oversight for UBC’s Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (tlef.ubc.ca), which provides funding to UBC faculty, students and staff to enhance the quality of learning through innovations in teaching.
Jeff has a background in Distance Education, as an instructor and a designer, and he has extensive experience developing undergraduate and graduate courses and programs. He has worked with faculty at UBC and International universities to develop online and blended courses, designed commercial educational media for Canadian and American publishers, and has provided faculty development workshops in educational technology and design at universities in North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
He is a co-winner of the 2004 British Columbia Innovation Award in Educational Technology, for the design of ETEC 540: Text Technologies: The changing spaces of reading and writing and the 2011 UBC’s President’s Staff award for Creativity and Leadership. He has co-authored 3 courses in the MET program: ETEC 510, ETEC 540 and ETEC 565 and has been involved in the design and development of the MET from the start of the program.