Kent Barclay is the Associate Dean of Academic Technology at Endicott College. In that role, he promotes and oversees the use and support of technology for teaching and learning. Part of his responsibilities include the oversight of the computer labs, academic software licensing, classroom technology, technology training, MyEndicott, the campus web portal, Canvas the campus learning management systems, BigBlueButton, the campus synchronous web conferencing and virtual classroom technology and YuJa, a cloud based media storage, distribution and management system. He works closely with faculty and Deans to integrate technology into the curriculum.
Mr. Barclay has a BA in Communications from the University of Massachusetts/ Amherst and an MEd in Organizational Management from Endicott College, where the title of his master’s thesis was “Reasons and Methods for Implementing Distance Learning Programs in Higher Education”. He has worked in academic technology and media for close to 25 years, at Bradford College and Emerson College prior to his arrival at Endicott in 2000. Prior to his years in higher education, Mr. Barclay worked as a professional videographer, producer, director and editor with several video production companies, including his own, in Boston.
M.Ed., Organizational Management,
Endicott College, Beverly, MA, 2002
B.A. cum laude, Mass Communications,
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 1979
Certificate in Landscape Design,
Endicott College, Beverly, MA, 1996
PAPERS: “Reasons and Methods for Implementing Distance- Learning Programs in Higher Education”-(Master’s Research Thesis, 2002)
July 2000- Present
Endicott College, Beverly, MA. Assoc. Dean of Academic Technology, Assoc. Dean of Media and Instructional Support, Director of Instructional Media Services /Distance Learning Coordinator, Adjunct professor for communications, information technology and the Van Loan School of Graduate and Professional Studies
Sept. 2003- July 2004
Emerson College. Boston, MA. Assistant Director of Academic Computing
Bradford College. Bradford, MA. Director of Media and Instructional Technology, Multimedia Manager
Lawyers Video Inc. Boston, MA. Partner/ Vice- President. Video production company specializing in legal video.
WKBV Inc. N. Andover, MA. President, freelance video production company
WGBY-TV, Channel 57- Springfield, MA (PBS) Production assistant
WITS- AM Radio 1510. Boston, MA. Talk show producer
CMM 110- Field Production (Formerly Film and Video Concepts), OM 564- Leveraging Technology, ICT 320- Communications in the IT World, CMM200- Advertising Production, BUA 540 (MBA program)- Managing and Leading in the Evolving Workplace (guest lecturer on technology)
Portal, Intranet and mobile device subcommittees and task forces