IT Academic Tech and Pedagogy Manager
Catherine wears 2 hats at Baruch College: teaching-the-teachers how to create effective and engaging online classes, and for the past 5 years, teaching BPL, the senior capstone class in strategy and planning in the Zicklin School of Business. She began her business career with Levi Strauss and Company, San Francisco, creating an online information system for Strategy and Planning. She went on to positions in marketing, strategy and product introduction at Dickies, JCPenney, Guess Athletic Shoes and finally, IBM where for 15 years, she managed the global marketing planning process and partner programs for mainframes and supercomputers. Her IBM experience included remote working and communications for 75% of her tenure, paving the way for sharing her experience in this modality in the education sector. She teaches Design Thinking as a method for student learning and advises on online engagement methods. She holds a BA in Philosophy (Newcomb College, Tulane University,) an MA in Art History (UC Santa Barbara) and an MLS in Library and Information Studies (UC Berkeley.) Continuing adult education in 18thC and 19thC history and literature at Christ Church College, Oxford University. She lectures on women in business in early 20thC England. She has completed the CUNY OTE, CTL OER and Quality Matters for online class construction. Accredited Focus Group Moderator, RIVA.
Projects I’ve contributed to: Teaching with Zoom (classes and Zoom Guide), Quality Matters, OSCQR implementation, ESG in Management Education, Design Thinking
Ask me about: Creating and executing an engaging online class through tech tools (Zoom and others) and syllabus design.