With over 15 years experience teaching online, Michelle brings her knowledge of teaching with her as one of the new Learning Designers at the Office of Curriculum, Assessment & Teaching Transformation (CATT). In this role, Michelle assists with the design, development and implementation of the New Faculty Academy.
Has worked with online instructional video and video conferencing for 22 years. Beth currently administers UBs Zoom, Webex, and Panopto services and provides documentation and training to faculty and staff.
As one of the Learning Designers for the Office of Curriculum, Assessment & Teaching Transformation (CATT), Maggie brings her 22 years of experience working at UB with her to the team. Maggie continues to develop, teach and improve the faculty academies where UB faculty come to learn pedagogical methods for effective classroom practices and strategies.
Kevin Hartman is an Instructional Support Associate in UB’s School of Management, working with faculty in SOM’s Digital Access Working Group (DAWG) program to live stream and record multiple courses every semester, along with assisting other professors in online instructional video. Kevin is also a Panopto administrator at UB and has led training sessions, both with colleagues from UBIT and on his own, for faculty in the use of Panopto and Zoom.
Kevin Hittle is the Senior Learning Designer in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University at Buffalo. Before this role, he was the Digital Learning Designer in the Office of Curriculum, Assessment, and Teaching Transformation, following a stint as a Curriculum Coordinator and the Executive Chief Proctor in the Office of Medical Curriculum at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He has extensive experience with online learning, curriculum development and mapping, managing day-to-day course operations, providing direct support to students, and leading professional development. His master’s degree is in Curriculum Development and Instructional Technology from the University at Albany.
Jeanne has two roles at University at Buffalo as an instructor for the Graduate School of Education and for the School of Management PMBA program for courses such as: Research in Online Education, Digital Content Design and Digital Leadership. In addition, she serves as a learning designer for the School of Management. She is a GSE/PhD alum with a research focus on usability in online course design.
Cheryl is the Coordinator of Online Learning at the UB's School of Nursing. In this role, she collaborates with academic departments and faculty in the design of online courses that reflect the mission, vision, values, and goals of the school. She also serves on the UB Online Education Advisory Committee.
Amanda is a Curriculum & Instructional Designer in the Medical Education and Educational Research Institute (MEERI) at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. In her role, she collaborates with faculty in the design and development of their courses, and also serves as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine. Amanda is an alum of UB's Graduate School of Education, with a PhD in Curriculum, Instruction, and the Science of Learning.
Working with key faculty and staff, UB SEAS will continue to grow online and hybrid programs to serve local-to-global learners who seek a high quality degree in a range of engineering disciplines, or to update skills incrementally through badging, micro credentialing and micro-masters under development.
Jay is the Director of Online Learning and Continuing Education for the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). With 29 departments, 16 academic programs, and 23 centers and institutes, the College offers more academic options than any other unit on campus. Jay’s goal is to support and coordinate online initiatives across all departments that align with the Faculty-CAS strategic initiatives.
Steve Sturman is an Instructional Designer with the School of Social Work, University at Buffalo The State University of New York. In this role, he collaborates with academic departments and faculty in the design of online, hybrid, and blended courses.
Roberta (Robin) Sullivan is a Teaching and Learning Strategist with Educational Services in the UB Libraries. Her role involves the facilitation of innovative teaching and learning using emerging technologies. Robin is the Director of the State University of New York (SUNY) Exploring Emerging Technologies for Lifelong Learning and Success (#EmTechMOOC), an online learning opportunity targeted to college students, faculty, current and career-seeking professionals, and anyone from across the globe with a desire to learn how to use emerging technologies to succeed in today’s rapidly changing world < http://suny.edu/emtech >.
Jamie is a senior learning designer for the Office of Online and Professional Programs in the School of Management. In this role, she collaborates with faculty and staff to design online and hybrid courses. She has taught online and seated courses since 2007 for the Department of Art & Design at Buffalo State University and is a graphic design professional.
In Kathryn's current role at the University at Buffalo, Kathryn is a senior assistant dean for enrollment and online programs for the School of Social Work. Kathryn is extremely knowledgable about course content and assisting faculty with their online programs.
Christine Kroll, PhD, serves as the Assistant Dean for Curricular Innovation for the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and is the co-founder of UB’s Online Learning Collaborative. Previously, Kroll served as Assistant Vice Provost and Director, Research, Analytics & Strategic Initiatives for the Office of Curriculum, Assessment & Teaching Transformation (CATT), and prior to that, oversaw online strategic planning and policy, accreditation, program development, special projects, and instructional design for the UB Graduate School of Education.