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Dena Novak

Assistant Director of Instructional Design

Dena Novak is the Assistant Director of Instructional Design for the Teaching and Learning with Technology team at Rutgers University. She has a B.A. in English and an M.A. in Education from Rutgers University, and is currently an Ed.D. candidate in the Graduate School of Education focusing on faculty development and practitioner change. Dena has also taught both online and face-to face courses at the University for the Writing and Information Technology programs and served as a high school English and Special Education teacher prior to working in higher education. She loves working with faculty to develop great courses, and is passionate about pedagogy, student engagement in all types of learning environments, and the power of educational technology tools to improve learning and teaching experiences in higher education.

Area of Service: Instructional Design
Email: Email Dena Novak at dena.novak@rutgers.edu