May 25, 2013
Agency for Instructional Technology
David Gudaitis has been producing, directing, shooting and editing programs—nearly 200 of them over the years—for as long as he can remember. As a teenager, he started working on U.S. Army training films. In college, he produced documentaries. In graduate school, he produced instructional films for Indiana University's Audio-Visual Center. He also taught film and video production classes as he completed his Ph.D. in Instructional Systems Technology at IU in 1988.
He has been at AIT in Bloomington, IN, since 1988 producing instructional material for K–12 classrooms. Major series titles he has produced include: Exploring Technology Education, Communication 2000, Workplace Readiness, Science Links, Skills@Work, Economics@Work, Taxes in U.S. History, Geographic Voyageur and Every Child Can Succeed. A number of these have won awards, including the Crystal Award and the CINE Gold Eagle.
He still teaches the occasional video production class at Indiana Univerity and does some independent projects such as video programs for Habitat for Humanity.