Casey Frechette is an assistant professor in the journalism and media studies department at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg where he teaches digital media and researches technology, journalism and education.
Casey is a former interactive learning producer with Poynter’s News University and adjunct with Poynter. He also produced multimedia at the University of New Mexico. He has degrees in media arts and computer science, with a concentration in digital audio and video production, and organizational learning and instructional technologies. His dissertation concerns the effects of animated characters in Web-based learning environments.