Ann Hill Duin, Ph.D.

 Professor

    Department of Writing Studies   
    University of Minnesota   
    201 Nolte   
    315 Pillsbury Drive S.E.   
    Minneapolis, MN  55455   
    ahduin@umn.edu
    612-625-9259
  
    www.linkedin.com/in/ahduin/
    annhillduin.com
    Twitter, Skype: ahduin

CAREER HISTORY

Professor, Writing Studies, College of Liberal Arts (CLA)
Director of Graduate Studies, Scientific and Technical Communication Program, CLA
Senior Affiliate, Jandris Center for Innovative Higher Education, University of Minnesota


As full professor, my research focuses on the social construction of knowledge and the impact of emerging technologies--including learning analytics and networked learning--on the future of teaching/learning and higher education. Most recently,
•    Project DAVID, a study and showcase of strategic reinvention underway across liberal arts colleges and universities. With focus on Distinction, Analytics, Value, Innovation, and Digital opportunity, an eBook to be launched in early 2014.
•    a cMOOC (connectivist massive open online course) continues with the goal of fostering co-learning and research across traditional boundaries. https://cultivatingchange.wp.d.umn.edu/community/
•    an eBook (July, 2012) titled Cultivating Change in the Academy: 50+Stories from the Digital Frontlines brought together 130 faculty, staff, and students to generate new vision and direction. http://conservancy.umn.edu/handle/125273 and https://cultivatingchange.wp.d.umn.edu/
•    a presentation in Belgium (Learning Analytics and Knowledge 2013) to debate strategies for crafting transformative personalized learning/analytics environments. http://www.strategicinitiatives.com/documents/Crafting_Transformative_Strategies.pdf

Interim Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, University of Minnesota, 2011 - 2012
As Interim Vice President for Information Technology, I served as the university’s system CIO, responsible for the central Office of Information Technology (OIT) that employs 400+ employees and has a $71M FY12 budget.

Associate Vice President and Associate Chief Information Officer
University of Minnesota, 2007 – 2011

As Associate Vice President and Associate CIO, I provided oversight of Central IT’s operational units.  The following peer-reviewed articles illustrate my approach to change, shared leadership, and sustainability:
Duin, A.H., Cawley, S., Gulachek, B., O’Sullivan, D., & Wollner, D. (2011). Shared leadership transforms higher education IT. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 34(2), April-June. http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/shared-leadership-transforms-higher-education-it
Duin, A.H., & Baer, L.L. (2010). Shared leadership for a green, global, and Google world. Planning for Higher Education, July-Sept issue, 30-38. http://www.scup.org/blog/scuplinks/2011/03/shared-higher-ed-leadership-for-a-green-global-and-google-world
Baer, L., Duin, A.H., & Ramaley, J. (2008). Smart change. Planning for Higher Education. 36(2), 5-16.

For previous position detail (1977-2007), see www.linkedin.com/in/ahduin/

EDUCATION

2008    IT Advanced Leaders Program, MOR Associates
2004    CASE Development for Deans Institute
1999    Harvard University MLE Institute on Leadership in Higher Education
1986    Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Curriculum and Instruction
1983    M.A., University of Minnesota, Curriculum and Instruction
1977    B.A., Luther College, Music Education, English minor

PUBLICATIONS 

Duin, A.H., & Childers, E. (Eds.) (2014). Project DAVID: Vocation and reinvention in liberal arts colleges. University of Minnesota: Digital Conservancy.
Duin, A.H., & Childers, E. (2013). Strategic reinvention of Lutheran liberal arts: A preliminary report on project DAVID. Intersections, 38, 36-43.
Norris, D., Brodnick, R., Lefrere, P., Gilmour, J., Bear, L., Duin, A.H., & Norris, S. (2013). Transforming in an Age of Disruptive Change. Society for College and University Planning.
Duin, A.H., Nater, E.A., Anklesaria, F. (Eds.). (2012). Cultivating change in the academy: 50+ stories from the digital frontlines at the University of Minnesota in 2012. University of Minnesota: Digital Conservancy. http://purl.umn.edu/125273.
Duin, A.H., Cawley, S., Gulachek, B., O’Sullivan, D., & Wollner, D. (2011). Shared leadership transforms higher education IT. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 34(2), April-June. http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/SharedLeadershipTransformsHigh/230529
Duin, A.H., & Baer, L.L. (2011). 3G Force: Reinventing higher education through shared leadership. Trustee Quarterly, Spring, 24-27.
Duin, A.H., & Baer, L.L. (2010). Shared leadership for a green, global, and Google world. Planning for Higher Education, July-Sept issue, 30-38. http://www.scup.org/blog/scuplinks/2011/03/shared-higher-ed-leadership-for-a-green-global-and-google-world
Jorn, L., Whiteside, A.L., & Duin, A.H. (2009). PAIR-up. EDUCAUSE Review, 44(2), March/April.
Whiteside, A.L., Jorn, L., Duin, A.H., & Fitzgerald, S. (2009). Using the PAIR-up Model to Evaluate Active Learning Spaces. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 32(1), http://www.educause.edu/EQ/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/UsingthePAIRupModeltoEvaluateA/163845
Baer, L., Duin, A.H., & Ramaley, J. (2008). Smart Change. Planning for Higher Education. 36(2), 5-16.
Starke-Meyerring, D., Duin, A. H., Palvetzian, T., & Wilson, M. (2008). Enabling and sustaining globally networked learning environments. In D. Starke-Meyerring & M. Wilson (Eds.), Designing Globally Networked Learning Environments: Visionary Partnerships, Policies, and Pedagogies. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
Starke-Meyerring, D., Duin, A.H., & Palvetzian, T. (2007). Global Partnerships: Positioning Technical Communication Programs in the Context of Globalization. Technical Communication Quarterly, 16(2), 139-174.
Baer, L.L., & Duin, A.H. (2004). LAAP Summary Report: Exploring success indicators for partnerships. FIPSE commissioned report. Washington, D.C.
Gurak, L., & Duin, A.H.  (2004). The impact of the Internet and digital technologies on teaching and research in technical communication. Technical Communication Quarterly, 13(2), 187-198.
Duin, A.H., & Starke-Meyerring, D. (2003). Professional communication in the learning marketspace: A call for partnering. Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 17(3), 346-361.
Duin, A.H., Poley, J., Baer, L., Langer, G., & Pickett, J. (May, 2002). Moving forward with distance education. NACUBO Business Officer, 18-23.
Duin, A.H., & Baer, L.L. (2002). Developing a successful partnership investment portfolio. Commissioned monograph. National Learning Infrastructure Initiative, San Diego.
Duin, A. H., Baer, L. L., & Starke-Meyerring, D. (2001). Partnering in the Learning Marketspace. Jossey-Bass: EDUCAUSE Leadership Strategies Series, Volume 4.
Duin, A. H., & Baer, L. L. (2000). Creating the Minnesota Virtual University: Assessing Results and Readiness Criteria. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 23(1), 16-23.
Duin, A. H., & Baer, L. L. (1999). Transforming higher education: Building a statewide partnership. EDUCAUSE online. (www.educause.edu).
Burnett, R. E., White, C. I., and Duin, A. H.  (1997).  Locating collaboration: Reflections, features, and influences. In C. M. Ornatowski and K. Staples (Eds.), Theory, practice, and program design in technical communication: Foundations for teaching an emergent discipline(pp. 133-160). Ablex Publishers.
Duin, A. H. (1998). The culture of distance education: Implementing an online graduate level course in audience analysis. Technical Communication Quarterly, 7 (4), 365-388.  Won National Council of Teachers of English Award for Best Article on Teaching Technical and Scientific Communication.
Duin, A. H., & Archee, R.  (1997).  Distance learning via the World Wide Web: Information, engagement, community.  In Stuart Selber (Ed.), Computers and technical communication: Pedagogical and programmatic perspectives (pp.149-169).  Ablex Publishers.
Norton, D., Segaard, M., & Duin, A.H. (1997).  The HTML decision-making report: Preparing students for the information age workforce. Computers and Composition, 14(1),  377-394.
Selber, S., & Duin, A.H. (1997). Computers and Composition: Special Issue on Technical Communication, 14(1).
Selber, S., & Duin, A.H. (1997). Letter from the Guest Editors: Special issue on technical communication. Computers and Composition, 14(1),  305-310.

Publications from 1985-1996, available upon request.

COURSES TAUGHT  (UMN)
* Courses also developed and taught in online or hybrid formats

Graduate
Writ 8550    Critical Perspectives on Networked Learning Environments
Rhet 8535    Designing Online Learning Environments for Workplace Professionals
Writ 8505     Professional Practice in Scientific and Technical Communication*
Rhet 8210    Theory and Research in Media Selection
Rhet 8110    Theory and Research in Audience Analysis*
Rhet 8120    Reading and Writing Processes and the Technical Communicator
Writ 5112     Information Design II: Theory and Practice*
Rhet 5531    Scientific and Technical Communication: Course Development and Pedagogy I
Rhet 5111    Message Design I: Advanced Perspectives in Interactive Design*
Rhet 5581    Document Design*
Rhet 5541    Readings in Scientific and Technical Prose
Rhet 5180    Internship in Technical Communication (Undergraduate level)
Rhet 5100    Special Problems in Communication: Mentoring via Telecommunications

Advanced undergraduate and graduate
Writ 4562    International Professional Communication*

Undergraduate
Agri 1000H    Thriving in the 21st Century Workplace, an honors seminar
Rhet 3562      Writing in Your Profession
Rhet 1101      Writing to Inform and Persuade
Comp 3031    Technical Writing for Engineers
Comp 3014    Writing for the Quantitative Social Sciences
Comp 1011    Writing Practice

PRESENTATIONS     * indicates invited or keynote/featured speaker

Duin, A.H., & Bear, L. Leading change: Optimizing student success through analytics. Higher Learning Commission annual conference, Chicago, April 2014.
Baer, L., & Duin, A.H. Action in analytics: Policies and politics in support of transformative change. Annual Gateway Course Experience Conference, Indianapolis, March 2014.
McKee, H., Duin, A.H., & Porter, J. Big data policy and ethics: What technical communicators should know about university contracts, user agreements, and digital information control. Association of Teachers of Technical Writing. Indianapolis, March 2014.
Duin, A.H., & Childers, E. Project DAVID: Showcasing strategic reinvention and collaboration in liberal arts colleges. Invited presentation and workshop. Lutheran Educational Conference of North America (LECNA), Santa Barbara, CA, February 2014.
*Duin, A.H. Connected learning: Past, present, future. Keynote presentation. Great Plains Alliance for Computers and Writing. Twin Cities, November 2013.
Duin, A.H., & Moses, J. Redesigning a Masters Program in Technical Communication to Integrate Personalized Learning Networks. Council on Programs in Scientific and Technical Communication, Cincinnati, October 2013.
Anders, A., Duin, A.H., Sandfort, J., & Moses, J. Leveraging personal learning networks for individual and organizational innovation. Pre-conference workshop. Educause Annual Conference, Anaheim, October 2013.
Anders, A., Duin, A.H., & Moses, J. Personal learning networks (PLNs) for educators. Conference workshop. eLearning Summit. St.Paul, MN, July 2013.
*Duin, A.H. Fostering a collaborative culture: Smart change and shared leadership. Invited Shared Academics seminar. National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education. July 2013.  http://www.slideshare.net/nitle/fostering-a-collaborative-culture-071613.
*Duin, A.H. Backbone: Perspective as an IT leader, faculty member, researcher and consultant. Minnesota Higher Education Technology Alliance. St.Paul, MN, July 2013.
*Duin, A.H., Moses, J., & Anders, A. Engaging controversies: MOOCs and writing. Center for Writing Series on Engaging Controversies, Minneapolis, May 2013.
Baer, L.L, Duin, A.H., Bear, W., Clark, E., & Winckelman, S. Building a campus alliance to advance  academic analytics. ITS Conference, Brainerd, MN, April 2013.
Baer, L.L., Norris, D., Duin, A.H., & Brodnick, R. Crafting transformative strategies for personalized learning/analytics. Learning Analytics and Knowledge. Leuven, Belgium, April 2013.
Duin, A.H., Baer, L.L., Campbell, J., Neuhauser, C., Radcliffe, P., & Schoenecker, C., Building a university alliance to advance academic analytics. Educause Annual Conference, Denver, November 2012.
Baer, L.L., Norris, D., & Duin, A.H. Crafting a strategy and action plan for analytics for your campus. Pre-conference workshop. Educause Annual Conference, Denver, November 2012.
*Baer, L.L., & Duin, A.H. Making sense of big data: National awareness, local action. Minnesota eLearning Summit, St. Paul, July 2012.
*Duin, A.H., with IT Leadership Alliance members: Bear, W., Bantz, C., Grosen, J., Hansen, J., Levin, S., Wheeler, R., & Winckelman, S. Adding value through shared network leadership. IT Leaders Conference. MOR Associates. Chicago, June 2012.
*Duin, A.H. Shared leadership. IT leadership conference. Michigan State University, June 2012.
Higdon, J., Wheeler, R., Clark, E., Duin, A.H., Winckelman, S., & Dagefoerde, D. Opportunities and Challenges in Leveraging and Supporting Cloud Computing and Personal Devices. Educause Conference. Philadelphia, October 2011.
*Kaurloto, R., Sheard, R., Duin, A.H., & Early, L.M. CIOs Perspectives of Higher Education in the Clouds. Educause Conference. Philadelphia, October 2011.
*Duin, A.H., Fleagle, S., & Hixon, P. How CIOs Manage Change. Committee on Institutional Cooperation: CIO Tech Forum. Champaign, IL, October 2011.
*Duin, A.H. 2010: A Learning Systems Odyssey. Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning, Orlando, November 2010. Also available as ADEC webinar.
Duin, A.H. Challenges and Opportunities in Supporting International Initiatives. Association of Public and Land Grant Universities, Dallas, November 2010.
*Duin, A.H., & Poley, J. Shared Leadership: American Distance Education Consortium in Transition. Invited presentation December 2009. Webinar online at https://umconnect.umn.edu/p14851414/
*Duin, A.H., & Cawley, S. In Search of Shared Leadership for Transforming IT Organizations. Invited keynote presentation, CIC Tech Forum, Michigan State University, October 2009.
Duin, A.H. & Baer, L.L. In Search of Shared Leadership in a Green, Global, and Google (GGG) World. Society for College and University Planning Annual Conference, Portland, July 2009.
Duin, A.H. & Baer, L.L. In Search of Shared Leadership in a Green, Global, and Google (GGG) World. Higher Learning Commission Annual Conference, Chicago, April 2009.
Cawley, S., Duin, A.H., & Gulachek, B. In Search of Shared Leadership for Transforming Information Technology Organizations. Coalition for Networked Information, Annual Conference, Minneapolis, April 2009.
Duin, A.H. Understanding IT Investments in Teaching and Learning: Contributions to Effectiveness and Accountability. NASULGC annual conference, Chicago, November 2008.
Duin, A.H. et al. Creating a Research Cyberinfrastructure Alliance. Educause annual conference, Orlando, October 2008.
Duin, A.H., Jorn, L.A., & Whiteside, A. Teaching and Learning in Two New Smart Classrooms: Research Findings on the Pedagogical Implications of Space Design. Educause annual conference, Orlando, October 2008.
*Baer, L.L, & Duin, A.H. Global Learning Initiatives: Impact of Partnerships on International Rankings of Institutions. Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Office for International Education Colloquium, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, August 2008.
Duin, A.H., & Baer, L.L. Building “Smart” Global Partnerships: Innovation for a New Era. Society for College and University Planning Annual Conference, Montreal, July 2008.
Baer, L.L, Duin, A.H., & Langer, G. The Building Blocks of Smart Change. National University Telecommunications Network, Park City, Utah, June 2008.
Baer, L.L., Duin, A.H., & Rameley, J. The Organization That Changes Itself: Innovation for a New Era. Higher Learning Commission Annual Conference, Chicago, April 2008.
Duin, A.H., Butler, J., Badur, K., & Celeste, E. Assessing Research Cyberinfrastructure Needs at the University of Minnesota. Coalition for Networked Information, Minneapolis, April 2008.
Baer, L.L., Duin, A.H., & Langer, G. The Building Blocks of Smart Change. Pre-conference workshop, Educause annual conference, Seattle, October 2007.
Baer, L.L., Duin, A.H., & Ramaley, J. Smart Change. Society for College and University Planning annual conference, Chicago, July 2007.
Duin, A.H., Baer, L.L., & Ramaley, J. Leading vs. Lagging: A Framework for Smart Change. Higher Learning Commission annual conference, Chicago, April 2007.
Duin, A.H. A Conceptual Framework for Visionary Global Partnerships. Global Consortium on Higher Education and Research in Agriculture, Costa Rica, March 2007.
*Duin, A.H. et al. Building Capacity for Partnering. Invited three-day workshop for the Higher Learning Commission, Chicago, January-February, 2007.
Duin, A.H., & Tzenis, C. Building Partnerships. Professional and Organizational Development annual conference, Portland, 2006.
Baer, L.L., Duin, A.H., & Ramaley, J. The Next Generation Organization: The Toolkit for Smart Change. Full day workshop. Society for College and University Planning, Campus of the Future, Hawaii, July 2006.
Baer, L.L., Duin, A.H., & Ramaley, J. The Campus of the Future: Principles for Smart Change. Society for College and University Planning, Campus of the Future, Hawaii, July 2006.
*Duin, A.H., & Baer, L.L. Partnerships and Partnering: Scope and Range of Practice in Institutions. Pre-conference workshop. Higher Learning Commission Annual Conference, Chicago, April 2006.
Baer, L.L., & Duin, A.H.  The Future-Focused Organization : A Toolkit for Smart Change. Higher Learning Commission Annual Conference, Chicago, April 2006.

Presentations from 1985-2005 available upon request.

GRANTS most recent and those over 100k; complete list available upon request

EPortfolio 2.0: Networked Learning in CLA    $34,860.
    Enhancement of Academic Programs Using Digital Technology, UMN
    Co-principal investigator, 2013-2015
Broadband Access Project    $3,600,000.
       Broadband Technology Opportunities Program, Public Computer Centers Program
      Served as Co-Principal Investigator, 2010-2011
Fostering Multicultural Diversity with COAFES Scholarships through Student    $120,000.
    Learning Communities
    USDA/CSREES Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program, 2005-2008
Interactive 3-D Visualization of Molecules and Minerals in Instruction    $159,963.
    with Edward A. Nater , USDA – CSREES, 1998-2000
Equipment for Multimedia Development    $100,000.
    US WEST Communications, Inc., 1994
Real-Time Mentoring via Telecommunications/Multimedia    $166,854.
    with Linda A. Jorn and Sandra Becker, US WEST Communications, Inc., 1992 - 1995
University of Minnesota's College of Agriculture AS/400 Proposal    $400,000.
with Billie J. Wahlstrom and Victoria M. Mikelonis, IBM, 1991 - 1993

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

2013 (April)    Invited Speaker, Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference, Leuven, Belgium
2007 (March)    Invited Speaker, Global Consortium on Higher Education and Research in Agriculture, San Jose, Costa Rica
2004 (February)    Invited Professor, Building the Information Communications Technology (ICT) for Development, Beijing, China
2001 (June)    Invited Speaker, Research Symposium on Translation and Technical Communication, Magdeburg, Germany
1999 (December)    Invited Speaker, Consortium for the Enhancement of Ukrainian Management Education, National Conference in Odessa, Ukraine.
1995 (Apr.-July)    Invited Professor, University of Western Sydney, Kingswood, NSW, Australia (collaborated with Drs. Marsha Durham and Ray Archee in the School of Humanities)
1991 (Apr.-May)    Visiting Professor, Medical Research Center, Applied Psychology Unit, Cambridge, England (studied and worked with Dr. Patricia Wright, Director of the Applied Psychology Unit)
1990 - 1991    Seminar Leader, Technical Communication Institute held in Tokyo, Japan (for 100 Japanese technical communicators from companies such as SONY, Panasonic, Canon, Fujitsu, etc.).
1979 - 1981    Short-term missionary, teacher and writer, Japan

AWARDS & HONORS

2012    Distinguished Service Award, Luther College, Decorah, IA
2006    Distinguished Alumni Award, one of 100 distinguished alumni as part of the Centennial Celebration, College of Education and Human Development, UMN
2004    FFA – Minnesota State Award for Outstanding Leadership
1999    Best Article Award, National Council of Teachers of English
1997    Distinguished Alumni Award, Waldorf College, Forest City, IA
1996    Outstanding Paper Award, EDMEDIA International Conference
1994    Distinguished Teaching Award, College of Agriculture, UMN
1993    IBM AS/400 University Partners Development Award
1989    Best Curriculum Innovation in the Teaching of Writing, EDUCOM (now known as EDUCAUSE)


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