Learning Design Manager at Michigan State University

Jess Knott


Jessica Knott, Ph.D. is the Learning Design Manager for MSU Information Technology and the Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology at Michigan State University. She leads a team that helps faculty, staff, and academic programs effectively integrate technology into their teaching and research through consultations, demonstrations, workshops and hands-on development. For the past two years, she has used LX design as a platform for staff development and faculty support, including in assisting with the development of the MSU Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology.

She has worked in information technology since 1998, spanning the private and academic sectors, and her work has covered K-16 and adult learning. Jessica holds a Ph.D. in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education from Michigan State University, focusing on faculty learning, user experiences, the student academic experience, and the far-reaching impact that the open Web and hyperlinks have in the field of teaching and learning. Jess tweets at @jlknott.