Wayne H. Morse Jr.


Emory Center for Digital Scholarship

Office: Robert W. Woodruff Library

Phone: 404-727-6708

Email: wayne.morse@emory.edu

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  • Doctor of Philosophy (in progress), Education, Northcentral University, Prescott Valley, Arizona
  • Master of Arts, International Affairs, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, 1987
  • Bachelors of Science, Environmental Design, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1985


Wayne lead the design efforts for the physical, organizational structure, and processes of the center. He co-leads a group of librarians, IT professionals, and students in developing projects across a wide range of fields -- from art to clinical science -- in an effort to change how scholarly work gets published, curated, and integrated into teaching.

Before working as part of the team in the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship, Wayne was the director of Emory's Center for Interactive Teaching (ECIT). In this role, Wayne provided strategic direction for a facility that housed resources and provided expertise to assist teaching and research faculty throughout the University with incorporating multimedia Web-based technologies into learning.  The center also included: an interactive classrooms, collaborative areas, and workstations designed to support digital pedagogy.

Wayne continues to consult with faculty in creation of web-based courses that incorporate instructional design principles with several types of interactive technologies including: virtual collaboration spaces, videoconferencing, digital audio and video on-demand, on-line testing, surveys and student progress tracking. He also teaches faculty and graduate students in a series of classes on coding for the Web, Website design, teaching with technology, and creating on-line assessments and assignments focusing on learner-oriented results.

Wayne's previous duties with Emory include senior multimedia developer and senior project manager for technological innovation.  As part of this role, Wayne evaluated and recommended University-wide Web-based information and instruction systems to be used in teaching and research.


1999 - EDUCAUSE presentation (Long Beach, CA) "ECIT - Successfully Blending Pedagogy and Technology.
2001- ED-MEDIA presentation (Tampere, Finland) "Creating a Campus Center for Teachers - Teaching with Technology."
2002 - Membership in New Media Consortium Technical Advisory Board
2003 - EDUCAUSE Southeast Regional Conference presentation (Atlanta, GA) "Digital Assignments - What Faculty Say and What Students Hear."
2003- New Media Consortium Summer Conference panel on accessibility in web design (Blacksburg, VA).
2004 - Blackboard Users Conference presentation (San Diego, CA) "Using BlackBoard to Flip Teaching Upside Down."
2008 - American Library Association Midwinter Meeting panel presentation (Philadelphia, PA) "Supporting Faculty's Use Of Instructional Technology Within Teaching and Research - Communication Across Organizations."
2008 - Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education - SITE International Conference presentation (Las Vegas, NV) "How to Build a Community of Instructional Technology Empowered Graduate Student Teachers."
2009 - EDUCAUSE Southeast Regional Conference paper presentation (Atlanta, GA) "Empowering a Culture of Learning and Innovation in Graduate Students."
2011 - Society for Photographic Education National Conference panel discussion (Atlanta, GA) "Classroom 2.0: Using Social Media."
2012 - Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching presentation (Washington, D.C.) "Technology, Pedagogy, and Curriculum: Preparing Future Faculty for Digital Discourse."
2012 - Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD) Annual Conference, "Pencils & Pixels" presentation (Seattle, WA) "iPad as Tool or Toy: Faculty-Driven Case Studies."
2012 - EDUCAUSE 2012 Annual Conference presentation (Denver, CO) "Active Learning and Engagement Initiative (ALEI): Engaging Faculty to Transform Pedagogy through Assessment."


2013 •• Online Learning Consortium (formally Sloan-C) Online Teaching Certificate
2005 •• ITIL Service Management Foundation Certification
2004 •• Problem-Based Learning Program – Technologico De Monterrey, Mexico


Wayne's research interests include:

  • digital methods as part of public scholarship
  • technology-enhanced teaching and learning
  • virtual presence as part of pedagogy
  • sustainable digital publishing platforms
  • 3D environments in research and pedagogy
  • building support for 21st century researchers through blending traditional models of practice