Grand Valley State University - Innovation and Research
Jacob Fortman is an Emerging Technology Research Analyst at Grand Valley State University. In this role, Jacob works collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students to implement and research innovative technologies that foster critical and engaged learning experiences. Previously, Jacob was a Learning Experience Designer and Graduate Certificate Coordinator at the University of Michigan's Center for Academic Innovation. Jacob's scholarly interests center on situated, sociocultural, and critical perspectives in higher education and the learning sciences. He is particularly interested in how these concepts can inform our understanding of learning design practice. Jacob earned his MA in educational studies at the University of Michigan.