Paul Turner is the Director of Learning Platforms in the Office of Information Technologies. Paul works closely with faculty and students to support the growing need for advanced digital and collaborative technologies to support teaching and learning. He has also worked closely the past ten years with various campus groups to design innovative learning spaces and leads a team dedicated to exploring emerging technologies with applications for teaching, learning, and research. A 1978 graduate of the University of South Carolina (B.A. Philosophy/Physics), Paul also has a Masters degree from The George Washington University (Education) and completed an advanced graduate study in Information Science and Learning Technologies at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Paul annually co-teaches a course in Applied Multimedia for the Computing and Digital Technologies program in the College of Arts & Letters.