David Wyrtzen

David Wyrtzen, Associate Director

Job Title

Associate Director

Dave oversees the Faculty Training and Outreach division of DCS. Dave first joined DCS as a Student Technician while working towards his B.A. in American Studies. In 2010, he received his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law – Newark, where he was an editor for the Rutgers Law Review. Since joining DCS, Dave has filled many roles - installing classroom equipment, training faculty, and overseeing the department’s daily support operations. As the Associate Director for Faculty Training and Outreach, Dave oversees the branch of DCS responsible for supporting the daily use of in-class equipment, interacting with faculty to teach them how to use classroom technology, informing instructors of emerging teaching methods, and helping to shape DCS technology to meet pedagogical needs. Dave also helps oversee the DCS web site and the Rutgers Active Learning Community. He is a member of the Educational Technology Collaborative and has taught Rutgers courses as a Co-Adjunct. Dave is especially excited to help grow DCS into a department that can simultaneously respond to the needs of Rutgers faculty while exposing them to cutting edge possibilities in pedagogy.