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Clark Shah-Nelson (The Johns Hopkins University)

Clark Shah-Nelson
Sr. Instructional Designer, Team Lead

Baltimore, Maryland

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Since 1993, Clark Shah-Nelson has developed, designed, taught, and coordinated distance and online learning programs. He is currently Senior Instructional Designer with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology. Formerly Manager of Online Educational Technology at SUNY Delhi in the Catskills of New York, he oversaw strategic planning, faculty and policy development, as well as instructional design of online courses. He's also a consultant, focusing primarily on Moodle support and migration and has worked with a small team on a grant with the SUNY Center for Online International Learning (COIL) with the European Humanities University in Vilnius, Lithuania. Past awards include a 2010 Sloan Consortium Effective Practices Award, 2006 Excellence in Online Teaching award and his German learning videos from were one of the top 100 People's Choice Video Podcasts from Apple's iTunes. He was a featured presenter at the New Media Consortium's 2007 Online Conference on the Convergence of Web Culture and Video and has recently presented at SLOAN-C ALN, Educause's NERCOMP, and the SUNY CIT and COIL Center Conferences. Prior to his move to New York, he spent over seven years teaching online German for Colorado Online Learning, and seven years building the Denver Public Schools' Distance Learning Network. He has a Master's in Instructional Technology from the University of Colorado. For more info and media, check out

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