Instructional Technology Team Manager
Provides PLU community with proactive services, support, and workshops for the development and use of digital media and instructional technologies in teaching and learning. Accountable for creating and maintaining a customer service environment that assesses client needs, answers questions, orients patrons to various technology solutions, and provides support for technologies, projects, and events. Serves as creative lead for instructional technology projects and for event productions. Oversees Classroom & Events Technology Team and their services. Plans, organizes, and manages complex technology projects and coordinates tasks among User Services and other I&TS teams.
Bachelor of Technology in Applied Design, Lake Washington Institute of Technology, 2012
Associate in Arts in Media Communication, Bellevue College, 2000
Steve Sosa has a wide range of experience in tools, technologies, and media related to teaching and learning. As an instructor, designer, small business owner, trainer, and technology evangelist, he integrates creative solutions to achieve desired learning outcomes. He joined PLU in 2013 as the Instructional Technology Team Manager.
As an instructor of Visual Communications courses, Steve Sosa was presented with the 2009 Part-Time Faculty of the Year award from Edmonds Community College. For multiple institutions, he has taught face-to-face, enhanced, and online courses related to web design, HTML, video production, and computer literacy.
As a designer, Steve has owned and operated small businesses related to video production and web design services and continues to create multimedia campaigns. Multimedia has proven to be a strong foundation to integrate into and enhance the classroom experience.
Most importantly though, Steve is a geek at heart and has followed his passions throughout his entire career. Those passions include teaching, technology, and creativity. At PLU he hopes to contribute to the University experience and make a lasting impact in all forms of teaching and learning.