Alan Shapiro MS, St. Petersburg College and Pearson
Alan Shapiro holds a MS in computer science education from Nova Southeastern University and a BS in environmental science from Pennsylvania State University. He worked at St. Petersburg College (SPC) in Florida for 18 years before coming to Pearson as the IT Faculty Advisor.
Over his years at SPC, he has taught a variety of courses including advanced web page creation, Oracle, and Office applications. When the College decided to adopt MyLab® IT, Alan coordinated the implementation to the tune of 5,000 students annually. Courses are taught in all modalities; online, blended, and face-to-face. Alan has also served as an instructional technology specialist, supporting faculty with their D2L integrations with publisher content and developed numerous courses for SPC’s award-winning eCampus online learning program.
As the IT Faculty Advisor, Alan works in partnership with local sales teams to consult on critical and complex MyLab IT course setups, content, and assessment strategies, and to offer pedagogical guidance in the selection of simulation assignments, grader projects, and the project creation tool.