Athraa Yalda was a chemistry major at Middlebury and worked as a digital media tutor from the Spring of 2014 through her graduation. Athraa then returned to the program in a staff position during the summer of 2015 to help supervise the new tutors. While working as a digital media tutor Athraa assisted in the first iteration of an online Italian workbook in Moodle, she also tutored faculty in their usage of video editing software to create flipped classroom videos, and helped faculty create course web sites in WordPress and Moodle.
When Athraa returned to the program in the summer of 2015 she was able to exercise her leadership skills by working with the other tutors in a supervisory position where she organized schedules, lab tracking, as well as serving as a technical resource to tutors new to the program. Here’s what Athraa had to say about the DMT program: