Eric Palson

  • Adjunct Lecturer
  • Director, Academic Technologies
Academic Division: TOIM

Bio

Eric currently holds the position as the Director of Academic Technologies at Babson College where he leads a team of instructional designers, instructional technologists, and graphic designers. His responsibilities for the group include strategic thinking and planning around curriculum and faculty research, creating content for blended and online learning, training faculty, coaching, and implementing innovative academic technologies.

In addition to his work as Director of Academic Technologies, Eric is an adjunct instructor at Babson College, where he teaches web and user interface design. 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.

Eric holds a BA in advertising and graphic design from Loyola University in Maryland. He is also a 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, user interface design, instructional design, design thinking, marketing, branding, video editing, pedagogical analysis, training, management.

Academic Degrees

  • MBA, Babson College
  • BA, Loyola University

Academic Interests

Educational Technologies; Online and Blended Learning; Innovation; Design Thinking; User Interface Design; Web Design and Development

Courses

  • Degree Courses 2018

    • MIS 3635 USER INTERFACE DESIGN
    • MIS 3690 WEB TECHNOLOGIES
  • Degree Courses 2017

    • MIS 3635 USER INTERFACE DESIGN
    • MIS 3690 WEB TECHNOLOGIES

Presentations

  • Group Project Survival GuideRollag, K. Palson, E. Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Providence College, RI (2017)
  • Blending 10KSB to Reach Small Businesses NationwideA Case StudyFetters, M. Palson, E. Eighth Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium for 2015, Dallas Texas (2015)
  • The New Face of Business: Bridging the classroom Experience & Distance LearningPalson, E. Campus Technology 2014, Boston, MA (2014)
  • Blended Learning and Faculty EngagementPalson, E. NERCOMP Blended Learning, Norwood, MA (2013)
  • Meeting Pedagogical Goals with BlackboardPalson, E. Bb World , Las Vegas, NV (2009)
  • Wikis & Blogs Demystified: A Non-Geeky Exploration of How to Use Them in Your ClassPalson, E. Garcia Duby, T. Bb World , Boston, MA (2008)
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