Rik Hall

Manager Instructional Technology Unit
University of New Brunswick




Manager - Instructional Technology Unit at the University of New Brunswick

I am currently actively involved in Faculty and staff professional development for all areas of instructional technology applications. For the previous eight years I coordinated and directed distance education activities.

In a previous position I was the Manager of Instructional Technology and Media for the province of Alberta. There, I was researching and working with the latest technological advances in Education. These include computer technologies, visual technologies, and audio technologies. My unit and I served to coordinate the development of various instructional technologies for distance learning for schools in the province of Alberta. Included was the development of six CD-ROMs. Each contained 125 hours of interactive mathematics instruction.

My unit and I were presented with the Association for Media and Technology in Education, Canada (AMTEC) Award of Merit, in June, 1991 for Freddie Factor - Category VIDEO, presented at Hull, PQ. Annual AMTEC Media Awards. As well as the AMTEC Award of Merit, June, 1992 Math 30 - CAI CD-ROM - Category CAI/CML, presented at Vancouver, BC. Annual AMTEC Media Awards

- Bachelor of Science, 1969
- Education Diploma, 1972
- Master of Arts in Administration and Curriculum, 1985


I am currently the host of an 1400+ member Listserv dedicated to those who are delivering courseware over the World Wide Web (WWW) or who are developing courseware for delivery over the WWW.

I speak at a number of national and international conferences each year (please see:

I chair an annual international conference on web-based learning:

I am actively involved as a member of:

  • UNB's President's Task Force on Distance Education here at UNB

  • UNB's President's Committee for Multimedia at UNB

  • UNB's the Diploma in University Teaching Advisory Board

  • the TeleEducation New Brunswick Advisory Council.


Rik Hall, Manager
Instructional Technology Unit
University of New Brunswick
(506) 447-3018