Instructional Designer for Online Teaching and Learning
Diane is an Instructional Designer for Online Teaching and Learning. Her role is to support faculty in the design and development of effective, high-quality online courses and programs that provide educational opportunity to all learners. Her approach is founded in careful listening, collaboration, and intentionality in instructional planning. Diane enjoys engaging in research activities and has interests at the intersection of online instruction and social justice. Her recent experience includes roles as an Instructional Developer here at UAlbany and as an Instructional Design Associate at Open SUNY, where she consulted with faculty on course design and instructional technologies as well as developed and delivered a variety of instructional resources including tutorials, self-paced courses, webinars, and workshops for campuses across the SUNY system. In addition, Diane has assisted on research projects, reviewed IITG proposals, and presented at conferences. In addition, Diane has experience teaching and has published a book on educational planning for students with specific special needs. She has a PhD in Reading (a.k.a., Literacy Teaching and Learning) including a CAS in Reading, an MS in Literacy, and MS in Curriculum Development and Instructional Technology, and a CGS in Online Learning and Teaching.