MERIT

Media, Education Resources, and Information Technology

About

MERIT provides service and support for the School of Education, UW–Madison, and beyond. Staff play an active role in connecting people, information, and technology to support research, teaching, and learning.   

MERIT services include:

  • Information technology  support
  • Instructional Design support for the development of online courses
  • Research support
  • Library services and collections
  • Workshops and instructional support aimed at adoption of new tools
  • Audio visual classroom support
Student studying in the Merit Library eating an apple.

About

Student working with a tutor in the Merit Library.

OUR VISION

MERIT aspires to connect people, information, and technology in an inclusive and engaged environment. Through reliable and proactive service, we empower the School of Education community to achieve innovation and excellence in teaching, learning, and research throughout the world.

OUR MISSION

MERIT leads the School of Education community in its efforts to discover, access, contextualize, design, protect, and support information and technology to empower teaching, learning, research, and innovation.

 

Staff

Instructional Technologist

bhasin2@wisc.edu

Manager of Library & Instruction Services

james.jonas@wisc.edu

Computing & Security Consultant

jason.paulsen@wisc.edu

Computer Lab Consultant

ella.tschopik@wisc.edu

Instructional Network Manager

cdowling@wisc.edu

School of Education Co-CIO, Co-Director of MERIT

anna.lewis@wisc.edu

Manager of Infrastructure & IT Consulting

dean.winger@wisc.edu

Reserves Coordinator & Technical Services Assistant

donna.meicher@wisc.edu

School of Education Co-CIO, Co-Director of MERIT

brenda.spychalla@wisc.edu

Instructional Designer

maria.widmer@wisc.edu

Office/Business Manager

lori.zradicka@wisc.edu