Welcoming Digital Media Specialist, Mark Basse

Basse300x300x300Please join us in welcoming Mark Basse to the Digital Learning Commons team. Mark is our new Digital Media Specialist.

Mark’s expertise is in digital video production and photography. His background includes 20+ years of multimedia content creation in higher education for UC Santa Cruz and Florida State College, freelance camera work for HGTV, Food Network, E! Entertainment TV and PGA Tour, and photography work for KB Home and Beazer Homes.

His most recent role at UC Extension in Santa Clara involved media development and production for online programs such as the UCScout Program.

Mark lives in Carmel Valley and writes a blog about exploring the Central Coast from his ranch.

As Digital Media Specialist, Mark will help develop and produce multimedia content and digital video that supports the Institute’s curriculum—including new and continued efforts to develop hybrid and digital learning initiatives such as the Community Interpreting Online program and the Department of State in India Teacher Development courses being piloted this term. He will also actively participate in the peer-to-peer teaching and learning culture of the Digital Learning Commons by contributing his expertise and support to students, staff, and faculty working on curricular and co-curricular digital media projects.

Mark is located in the upper open workspace of the DLC in McGowan 001. He can be reached directly at extension x4678 and by email at mbasse@miis.edu. Please join the DLC Staff in welcoming Mark to the MIIS staff community!