Instructional Technology Consultant
Fine and Applied Arts, University College, and the Graduate School
Dr. Derek Eggers supports faculty using technology for teaching at Appalachian State University. Derek comes to us from the University of Kentucky where he served as Sr. Faculty Instructional Consultant for the Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) and as the Director of Online Education for the College of Arts and Sciences. His experience as a learning consultant combined with a background in industrial technology and engineering design provide a diverse skillset to compliment the Center for Academic Excellence team at Appalachian. Derek holds a Doctorate of Education in Instruction and Administration from the University of Kentucky, a M.S. in Industrial Technology from Purdue, and a B.S. in Engineering Design Technology from East Tennessee State University. Derek regularly teaches IND-3911 "Rapid Prototyping" in the Department of Applied Design in addition to other experimental courses. His interests include project based learning, digital design and fabrication, environmental sustainability; and, he enjoys sailing, snowboarding, and kayaking with his family.