Duane Shimmel, IMFA

Duane Shimmel is an Instructional Designer with the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning. In addition, he teaches the Art of Recording Audio for UMaine’s departments of Intermedia, New Media, and Music. Duane holds an IMFA in studio-based experimental electronic music composition and production in surround sound and is an accomplished trumpeter. His Bachelor’s degree in New Media helps him envision teaching and learning solutions in the digital domain. He is keenly interested and engaged with classroom technology in the higher education arena. Prior to joining the CITL team, Duane conducted a regular series of workshops focused on leveraging technology as a teaching and learning tool as part of the Faculty Development Center. He also served UMaine as the Apple Campus Rep.