Project director

Dr. David Neville (PhD, German Language and Literature; MS, Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences) is Digital Liberal Arts Specialist at Grinnell College.  Prior to his arrival at Grinnell, David was Associate Professor of German at Elon University and Director of Language Learning Technologies and the Business German Program. His research interests include 3D visualization and simulation, digital game-based learning, blended learning, open educational resources, and computer-assisted language learning. He has published widely in national and international journals on immersive environments and digital game-based learning.

David is excited about the opportunities that the GCIEL provides the Grinnell College community and is looking forward to growing the lab into a nationally recognized center for innovation in teaching and research. Fluent in German and having extensive experience living abroad, David aims to expand the work of the GCIEL to include international learning and research. You can learn more about David by visiting his website.