Elizabeth Meyer is the Director of Online Learning at UC San Diego Extension.
Beth has 20 years of experience leading development of media-rich, interactive, multi-lingual K-20 educational and training products. With a degree in cinema, Beth started at PBS, as NETV’s Unit Director for Public Affairs programs, editing nightly state legislative coverage programs; she then moved into on-air development production for KPBS. Beth began producing and directing medical education programs for UCSD SOM and participated in a virtual reality learning environment prototype for medical students, this experience led Beth to the Executive Producer role for McGraw-Hill Publishing New Media Group, creating simulation-based interactive commercial and educational products. She has also led training product development for the US Marine Corp and Ford.
Beth serves on the UCEA Teaching, Learning and Technology Commission and teaches E-Media Essentials online for UCSD Extension. She has a B.A. in Cinema, from San Francisco State University and is completing a M.A. in Educational Technology Leadership from George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development.
About UC San Diego Extension
As the continuing education and public programs arm of the university, UC San Diego Extension educates approximately 54,000 enrollees a year, which translates to over 22,600 students in more than 4,600 courses. UC San Diego Extension is recognized nationally and internationally for linking the public to expert professionals and the knowledge resources of the University of California. Through UCSD-TV, 1 million San Diego homes enjoy daily access to an abundance of useful ideas, creative minds and provocative thinkers. Although a part of the university since 1966, Extension receives no state support and relies on the funding generated from fees, contracts, grants, sponsors and donors for its annual budget of approximately $35 million.