Mike Goudzwaard is the Associate Director of Learning Innovation in the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL) at Dartmouth College. In this role, he oversees a portfolio of learning initiatives and works with faculty to empower student learning through community engagement, emerging pedagogies, and educational technology. Prior to this role, Mike worked for six years as a Learning Designer as part of Dartmouth’s Learning Design & Technology team.
Mike directs Dartmouth’s open online learning initiative, DartmouthX, and was lead learning designer for the Professional Certificate in C Programming series, which was awarded the 2019 edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning. As Associate Director of Learning Innovation, Mike also oversees Dartmouth’s Experiential Learning Initiative and was a contributing member of the DELTA Summit planning team, which received the inaugural Dartmouth Lone Pine Excellence Award for Innovation in 2018. He also co-chairs the Dartmouth Classroom Committee, which advises the college on classroom use, design, and improvements. In 2019, Mike co-authored a series of articles examining competencies of innovation projects at various institutions, published in Insider Higher Ed and Educause Review. Mike represents Dartmouth College on a global scale within the educational development field, presenting regularly at teaching, learning, and educational technology conferences.
Mike received a B.A. in History from Calvin University and a M.S. in Environmental Studies from Antioch University New England. Prior to Dartmouth, Mike taught quantitative literacy as a member of the adjunct faculty at Keene State College in southern New Hampshire.