D'Arcy Norman

Associate Director, Learning Technology & Design

Learning Technology & Design Team

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Office: 403.220.2504


Associate Director, Learning Technology & Design

D’Arcy provides strategic leadership for the TI's Learning Technology & Design team, including finding and developing technology platforms that enhance student learning, collaborating with instructors and faculty leadership to adopt and support new learning technologies, and overseeing the instructional design group in designing online and face-to-face courses that engage students and promote meaningful learning experiences. D’Arcy is a strong supporter of open education, which entails using technology to eliminate barriers and broaden access to learning. He is interested in how technologies can be opened up to people to enable them to freely publish, collaborate and share knowledge.


D'Arcy has spent the bulk of his career at the University of Calgary. He started as a web and multimedia developer, building the first online courses in the Faculty of Nursing, before moving into the role of education technology consultant at the Teaching and Learning Centre, and then IT partner. He holds bachelor’s degrees in zoology and education, and completed his master’s in educational technology in 2013.