Bart Pursel

Associate Director of C-PAD

Associate Director of Teaching and Learning with Technology 

Faculty Programs Manager, Teaching and Learning with Technology, Affiliate Faculty of Information Sciences and Technology 


In his role with Teaching and Learning with Technology at Penn State, Dr. Bart Pursel works with a network of faculty in order to connect points of intelligence, insight, energy and knowledge-sharing across the Penn State Community. Coming from a diverse background of instructional design, teaching, and research, Dr. Pursel’s interests reside at the intersection of technology and pedagogy, examining how technology impacts teaching and learning. Dr. Pursel’s current projects focus on areas such as Learning Analytics, Learning Spaces, Open Educational Resources, and Educational Gaming. Dr. Pursel is also an Affiliate Faculty member in the College of Information Sciences and Technology, as well as a Co-Director of the Center for Online Innovation in Learning.