Jon Rizzo

Jon Rizzo

Instructional Design

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Jon’s ITS Blog Posts

• Develop instruction with web-based multimedia, print materials, and job aids
• Consult with university faculty and students regarding pedagogy, instructional design, Universal Design for Learning, and the effective use of technology for teaching
• Conduct faculty workshops on a variety of topics, including Case Based Learning, Improving Student Assessments, Syllabus Design, Plagiarism, Teaching Writing Online, Accessible Design, Universal Design for Learning, Multimedia Design, PowerPoint, Blackboard User Groups, Mobile Computing, and Accessibility
• Understand copyright, Fair Use, and the Teach Act
• Demonstrate Oral and written communication skills, including excellent ability to explain computing concepts to non-technical audience
• Understand Section 508 Federal standards for the accessible delivery electronic information
• Conducted, pedagogically infused, workshops on classroom conferencing, lecture capture, wikis, blogs, journals, and discussion boards
• Creation of accessible multimedia, including captioning techniques and best practices

• MA in Educational Technology – San Diego State University
• Certificate in Assistive Technology – CSU Northridge
• BA in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Language, Literature, and Communication – San Francisco State University
• Certified Vascular Ultrasound Technologist – Grossmont College

Fun Fact
I was a Student Assistant in Instructional Technology Services back in 1998, many moons ago!

Affiliations and Publications

  • Golden Key Honor Society
  • Certificate in Assistive Technology from CSU Northridge



Instructional Technology Services
Adams Humanities, 1st Floor
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr.
San Diego, CA 92182-8114