Aaron W. Herd
Aaron has been developing media for education since 1998. He started as an assistant for Salt Lake Community College's E-Business Technology program. After spending some time as a freelance developer and consultant, he spent three years as a professional short-film and DVD producer with the LDS Audiovisual dept., where he produced instructional videos and materials. (He was also responsible for IT management.)
Aaron has been with the University of Utah College of Law since 2007, where he has both designed and developed numerous websites (like this one), software tools, and promotional materials. With a background in mass communication and new media, he is often involved with social media, digital marketing campaigns, and online events.
Aaron is interested in the psychology behind effective technology-based or technology-assisted instruction. He is also interested in the social impacts of the Internet, and how the Web integrates into daily life.
Selected Talks and Presentations
Herd, A. (2009, June). Polishing Your Digital Identity. Talk presented at the CALI Conference for Law School Computing (CALI 2009), Boulder, CO.
Herd, A., Christiansen, W. (2008, June). The Proactive Front-Line Help Desk: Management & Multimedia. Session presented at the CALI Conference for Law School Computing (CALI 2008), Baltimore, MA.