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Jean-Marie Venturini
2012 - present

Jean-Marie is the Instructional Designer and Assistant Director of the Teaching/Learning Center at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles.


  • M.S. in Instructional Design & Technology from CSU Fullerton
  • M.F.A. from Otis College of Art and Design in Creative Writing
  • B.F.A from Loyola Marymount University in Classics and Classical Civilizations.


She has been teaching in the Liberal Arts and Sciences department at Otis College since 2006. She currently teaches:

  • ENGL 107 Writing in the Digital Age
  • LIBS 114/214 Identity in Time Travel (Online)
  • Bricks and Clicks: The How-Tos of eLearning (Online)


Include co-authoring two articles with Dr. Parme Giuntini:

  • "Learning By Doing: Using ePortfolios for Assessment at Otis College of Art and Design" published in Volume 31 Issue 7 of Library Hi Tech News
  • a chapter for the Great Big MOOC Book, entitled "Hijacking the MOOC: Reflections on Creating/Teaching an Art History MOOC," which includes reflections on the experience of launching a MOOC as well as the MOOCs role in Higher Education.


Most recently, she co-presented at the 2016 OLC Innovate conference in New Orleans as part of their Solutions Design Summit on the subject of overcoming barriers and resistance to training/development programs.


Jean-Marie provides assistance to ALL Faculty who want to teach online, blended, and technology-enhanced courses. She has a wide ranging expertise with instructional technology tools including O-Space.


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