David Thomas - Manager of Academic Technology Services
303 - 315 - 3704
After leaving a career in corporate training, technology and product development, David happily returned to the university. He found a home at CU Online, supporting faculty and helping build out the various training and support offerings CU Online provides to faculty. When not heading up the able academic technology services team, David works on his PhD in planning and design in the College of Architecture and Planning where he researches the question, "What makes a place fun?"
Brian Yuhnke - Media Production Coordinator 303 - 315 - 3686
Brian is a firm believer that if teaching is boring for the faculty then it certainly is for the students. Brian is motivated to engage faculty in the use of technology to make learning fun and innovative. He does radically cool stuff with video and supports the Breeze/Connect System (web conferencing and online lecture recording). Brian also researches emerging technologies and all kinds of other randomness for CU Online at the University of Colorado Denver. He has earned an MEd: Instructional Technology as well as a bachelor of arts: Video & Audio Production from Kent State University.
Patrick Lowenthal - Academic Technology Coordinator
303 - 315 - 3687 (DDC)
303 - 724 - 2489 (AMC)
Patrick is the newest member of the team. Before coming to CU Online, Patrick was an Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology at Regis University. Patrick is a doctoral student in the School of Education and Human Developlment here at the University of Colorado Denver. He also has a MA in Instructional Design and Technology as well as the Academic Study of Religion. Patrick has been teaching in the classroom since 1998 and teaching online since 2003. He is currently teaching online in the School of Education.