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Integrating Digital Images into the Art and Art History Curriculum


An Internet-based image database connects to an in-class teaching and learning tool for easy access to art.

Sharon P. Pitt

Sharon P. Pitt is executive director of the Division for Instructional Technology (DoIT) at George Mason University. DoIT supports excellence in research, teaching and learning at Mason. DoIT supports technology classrooms, technology learning spaces, learning management systems, Virginia's virtual computing lab, and a university portal for the "Mason Nation." Services include television production, media and multimedia, training, and teaching and learning support.

Sharon is chair of the Learning Technology Advisory Council to the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV). She serves as Mason's representative to the Southeastern Universities Research Association's IT Committee and the IBM Cloud Academy. She has served as the chair of the Electronic Campus of Virginia and as an advisory board member of the Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program in Virginia. In addition, she facilitates and coordinates Virginia's annual software licensing summits.

Before working at Mason, Sharon was associate vice provost for Learning Technologies at North Carolina State University. At NC State, Sharon co-chaired the development of NC State's quality enhancement plan for reaffirmation of accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. In North Carolina, Sharon served as board chair of the Teaching and Learning Technology Collaborative of the University of North Carolina system.

In 2004, Sharon was a Fellow of the Frye Leadership Institute.


Christina B. Updike

Curator, Visual Resources Center
James Madison University


Miriam E. Guthrie

Coordinator, Special Initiatives and Outreach
Virginia Tech


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