Jason Jones, Director of Educational Technology

Jason’s group encompasses the software and hardware that directly supports the faculty’s teaching and research. After a decade as an English professor elsewhere, Jason came to Trinity in June of 2013 to help develop engaging, sustainable, and academically meaningful uses of educational technology.

LITC 135
860-297-2454
Jason.Jones@Trincoll.edu

Recent posts by Jason:
  • Join Our Team:
    We’re Hiring an Instructional Technologist
    October 2017, Trinity College is hiring an instructional technologist this fall. (It’s a replacement position*, not an expansion of the group.) While the ad speaks for itself to some extent, I did want to highlight some other reasons why this is a good moment to join us. The college has made significant investments recently in the educational technology ...
  • Mapathon for Puerto Rico: THIS FRIDAY (9/29) from 2pm-5pm September 2017, Please join us this Friday (9/29) from 2pm-5pm in the Blume Lab (LITC 119) for a mapathon for Puerto Rico for hurricane relief. Come help with relief efforts on the ground in Puerto Rico by contributing your time to open-source mapping. Following the recent hurricane, people around the world are using the OpenStreetMap platform to give ...
  • ToW: Make Everything More Accessible with SensusAccess August 2017, Keeping up with reading is a critical part of college success, and so making sure course materials are available in a variety of accessible formats is important. For example, some faculty and students with low vision use screen readers to navigate the web and read documents. Others need documents in Braille. Anyone can ...
  • Looking back at #Domains17 June 2017, #Domains17 This week, most of the educational technology group went to Oklahoma City for the Domains 2017 conference, jointly hosted by Reclaim Hosting and the University of Oklahoma. We went because we are quite close to setting up a pilot instance of Trinity Domains, a Domain of One’s Own project (see also: A Domain of One’s ...
  • Summer Virtual Reading Group May 2017, As discussed at SITT this year, we’d like to use Hypothes.is this summer as a way to collaboratively read a few essays about digital pedagogy and research. To play along, make sure you have an account with hypothes.is, and, ideally, install the extension for Chrome. (You don’t have to use Chrome–you can also annotate things using ...