Eric Palson is the Director of Instructional Technologies at Babson College. In this role he supervises the Blended Learning Group. His responsibilities for the group are in the areas of blended learning, innovation, ideation, and benchmarking academic technologies.
Eric's areas of expertise include designing blended learning courses and programs, piloting and implementing new enterprise tools, user interface design, print design, marketing, and advertising. Before joining Babson College, he worked for a number of consulting and design firms, including Nextera Enterprises. Eric also co-founded the design firm Drive Thru Designs, where he is currently on the board of directors. In addition to his work in the Blended Learning Group, Eric is an adjunct faculty member at Babson College, where he teaches User Interface, Web, and graphic design.
Eric holds a BA in advertising and graphic design from Loyola University in Maryland. He is also a recent graduate of Babson College where he earned an MBA in the Spring of 2009. His postgraduate studies also include media theory at Emerson College.
Specialties: Web design/development, graphic design, instructional design, marketing, branding, user interface design, video editing, pedagogical analysis, training, management.