Our Mission

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The mission of the Center for Creative Instruction & Technology (CCIT) is to assist and inspire educational creativity and excellence.

The CCIT staff pledges to enable, educate, and support our academic partners as they combine their subject matter expertise with our understanding of instructional design and state of the art educational technology applications.

Together, we will strive to design experiences that increase student performance and satisfaction, and demonstrate innovation in both traditional and online learning environments.

Our Services

Instructional Design

Whether creating a new course or curriculum from scratch or redesigning an existing one, we can assist in every step of the process, from syllabus design to content pacing to lesson planning.

LMS Support

CCIT is the faculty’s first stop for training and support related to our learning management system. We assist in both troubleshooting and course design best practices.

Distance Education Support

CCIT helps ensure that appropriate technologies and design principles are employed to keep distance education courses just as rigorous and effective as traditional courses.

Instructional Consultations

CCIT works one-on-one with instructors to help them make their courses the best they can be. We are happy to be your spring board for innovative instructional strategies or educational technology, and we are even willing to observe you teaching and provide confidential feedback.

Professional Development

Through workshops, departmental training, online orientations, and our IDT Certificate Program, CCIT is committed to providing Delaware Tech with cutting edge professional development related to all things teaching and learning.

New Faculty Development

CCIT’s New Faculty Development Program prepares new instructors with the pedagogical tools they need to successfully design and deliver courses in both traditional and distance education formats.

Our Team

Kelly McVeigh

Kelly McVeigh

Acting Vice President for Information and Instructional Technology

(302) 857 – 1755

kmcveigh@dtcc.edu

Sara Carter

(302) 259 – 6850

carter@dtcc.edu

Sara Carter

Acting Director of Instructional Design & Technology

As Director of CCIT, Sara provides vision, leadership, and direction for innovation and excellence in education technology initiatives. Sara leads a college-wide team responsible for offering training, courses, and workshops on pedagogical design and technology issues, exploring and gauging interest in emerging technologies, and forming partnerships with academic units to incorporate instructional design principles into their curriculum.

Sara has been in education throughout her academic and professional career. She holds a BS in Elementary Education and a Master’s in Applied Educational Technology. For 3 years she worked in the K–12 setting focusing on differentiated and inclusive instruction. She then shifted to higher education in 2008, working in disability services before joining CCIT as an Instructional Designer. Throughout her entire career, she has been passionate about the unique way in which we all learn and is committed to providing an educational experience that meets the needs of all learners. Sara works with both administrators and faculty to design and deliver the highest quality educational experience, no matter what the modality, providing access for all. She believes that educators have the amazing opportunity to change lives and inspire students to do things they never imagined.

Wilmington Campus

Tracy

(302) 657 – 5165

miles@dtcc.edu

Tracy Miles

Educational Technologist

As an Educational Technologist, Tracy’s primary focus is to analyze and design educational technology, and to train faculty with technology tools to enhance the distance education experience. A lifelong learner, she has a degree in Computer Information Systems (CIS) from Borough of Manhattan Community College, and is certified in Web Design from the University of Delaware. Currently, she is working towards an Entrepreneurship degree at Delaware Tech. With a dual role as Employee and Student, Tracy has great insight into what works and what doesn’t when it comes to technology in the classroom.

What Do Our Ed Techs Do?

CCIT’s Ed Techs provide front-line technology-related professional development, training, and support to college faculty and staff. They are the first stop for everyday troubleshooting and support for the Learning Management System.

Our Ed Techs work independently or collaboratively to develop training, projects, and instructional media related to instruction in the classroom. They actively promote and support effective use of educational technology to enhance teaching, learning and student success.

Jason Silverstein

(302) 434-5509

jsilver5@dtcc.edu

Jason Silverstein

Instructional Designer

Jason joined CCIT in 2019 after 7 years with the college in instruction. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and master’s degree in Educational Technology. Jason has been teaching mathematics and computer science for the last 15 years. Jason’s love for solving interesting problems inspired him to transition from an Instructor to an Instructional Designer, where he actively redesigns courses and incorporates new and innovative technologies into them. Jason’s passion is to leverage technology to enhance the student experience regardless of course modality.

What Do Our Instructional Designers Do?

CCIT’s Instructional Designers (IDs) are responsible for designing, developing, evaluating, and teaching instructional design and technology courses; managing and completing projects; evaluating and recommending appropriate technologies; advising and supporting faculty in a manner consistent with instructional technology best practices; coordinating professional development programs; coordinating and conducting instructional technology workshops; providing first class customer service; and facilitating experiences that prepare instructors to teach in any environment (including online).

IDs will collaborate with Delaware Tech faculty to produce state of the art technology learning applications and environments.  Duties include, but are not limited to, designing, developing, evaluating, and teaching courses in Delaware Tech’s Instructional Design and Technology Certificate program; advising and supporting faculty to create technology-based learning projects that are consistent with best practices in instructional principles and theories; educational technology project management; evaluating requests for technology-based learning projects and recommending technologies that match instructional objectives; coordinating the development and delivery of instructional technology faculty professional development programs; designing, developing, coordinating, and conducting instructional technology workshops that promote technology integration that enhances instruction; teach courses that prepare faculty members to teach online; and instructing faculty members on best practices for technology-enabled course design.

Stanton Campus

Anjuli

(302) 453 – 3046

ahendee@dtcc.edu

Anjuli Hendee

Educational Technologist

Anjuli joined the CCIT team in 2017 after spending almost 10 years in the economic development field.  After earning her Master’s degrees in Instruction and Applied Technology in Education, Anjuli joined the Del Tech community as an adjunct instructor three years ago, when she used her non-academic experience to bring a fresh perspective to the classroom.  As an educational technologist, Anjuli’s mantra is to provide personalized training to her students and to foster a collaborative work environment in incorporating educational technologies into classroom, LMS, and daily work practices.  

Anjuli is driven by her passion for education and unique learning experiences, and is always on top of the latest educational technology trends and teaching strategies. She looks forward to becoming an integral part of the Stanton CCIT Team, and is grateful for the opportunity to work with the innovative staff and faculty at Delaware Technical Community College. 

What Do Our Ed Techs Do?

CCIT’s Ed Techs provide front-line technology-related professional development, training, and support to college faculty and staff. They are the first stop for everyday troubleshooting and support for the Learning Management System.

Our Ed Techs work independently or collaboratively to develop training, projects, and instructional media related to instruction in the classroom. They actively promote and support effective use of educational technology to enhance teaching, learning and student success.

Adrian Peterson

(302) 453 – 3789

apeter36@dtcc.edu

Adrian Peterson

Instructional Designer

Adrian joined the CCIT team in 2019. He spent more than 8 years at Washington College in various roles and taught middle school science before that. He earned his B.S. in Biology in 2007 and his  M.Ed. in Applied Technology in Education in 2016. He loves working with faculty to help design courses that engage students and deepen learning. Adrian has spent the last 5 years with a particular focus on learning space design and has written papers and given presentations on the topic both nationally and internationally. He believes the learning environment, be it physical or digital, plays an important role in the success of teaching and learning. He is excited to join the DTCC community and is looking forward to working with all the amazing people that make this place great.

 

What Do Our Instructional Designers Do?

CCIT’s Instructional Designers (IDs) are responsible for designing, developing, evaluating, and teaching instructional design and technology courses; managing and completing projects; evaluating and recommending appropriate technologies; advising and supporting faculty in a manner consistent with instructional technology best practices; coordinating professional development programs; coordinating and conducting instructional technology workshops; providing first class customer service; and facilitating experiences that prepare instructors to teach in any environment (including online).

IDs will collaborate with Delaware Tech faculty to produce state of the art technology learning applications and environments.  Duties include, but are not limited to, designing, developing, evaluating, and teaching courses in Delaware Tech’s Instructional Design and Technology Certificate program; advising and supporting faculty to create technology-based learning projects that are consistent with best practices in instructional principles and theories; educational technology project management; evaluating requests for technology-based learning projects and recommending technologies that match instructional objectives; coordinating the development and delivery of instructional technology faculty professional development programs; designing, developing, coordinating, and conducting instructional technology workshops that promote technology integration that enhances instruction; teach courses that prepare faculty members to teach online; and instructing faculty members on best practices for technology-enabled course design.

Mike

(302) 283 – 3116

redfield@dtcc.edu

Mike Redfield

Multimedia Production Manager

What Does our Media Services Team Do?

CCIT’s Multimedia Production team is made up of creative and technical professionals who provide a diverse range of services in video,animation, audio, photographic, graphic, interactive content, and digital production. We provide support, advice, and training for day-to-day operations for faculty, students and administration, including IT and AV infrastructure, online content, individual and ensemble recording and filming, multimedia events, and video-conferencing.

We also provide research and training for the strategic use of technology to support educational objectives. Services include broadcast quality studio & field production, non-linear digital video editing, audio recording and editing, digital media production and conversion processes, animated video production, interactive content building, and more.

Kevin Lane

(302) 283 – 3117

llane3@dtcc.edu

L. Kevin Lane

Multimedia Production Manager

Kevin studied Industrial Electronics but, after attending the American Institute of Technology in Nashville, TN, segued into video production. Kevin has 40 years of Audio/Video experience. Much of that work experience has been in Nashville, TN, Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE. In the early years of his professional career, Kevin worked on the road as the FOH audio engineer for Leon Russell, Brenda Lee, and other acts. Through his work with GM/Saturn Corp. and his independent business, Kevin has acquired extensive video experience across a variety of video production disciplines. Some of Kevin’s video related capabilities include videographer, audio technician, editor, videoconferencing, and video system design/installation/maintenance. At Delaware Tech, Kevin assists CCIT as the Media Services Manager with a focus on video production.

What Does our Media Services Team Do?

CCIT’s Multimedia Production team is made up of creative and technical professionals who provide a diverse range of services in video,animation, audio, photographic, graphic, interactive content, and digital production. We provide support, advice, and training for day-to-day operations for faculty, students and administration, including IT and AV infrastructure, online content, individual and ensemble recording and filming, multimedia events, and video-conferencing.

We also provide research and training for the strategic use of technology to support educational objectives. Services include broadcast quality studio & field production, non-linear digital video editing, audio recording and editing, digital media production and conversion processes, animated video production, interactive content building, and more.

Dover Campus

Kim

(302) 857 – 1751

kbates@dtcc.edu

Kim Bates

Learning Strategies Coordinator

Kim joined the CCIT team in 2014, after 13 years as an instructor and department chair in the Human Services/Social Science department. She coaches faculty in their use of effective teaching strategies, with an emphasis on collaborative and active learning experiences. Kim’s areas of interest include motivation, growth mindset, and learning environments. She has a Ph.D. in Human Services, is a graduate of the College’s Leadership Development Program, and a recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award.

What Do Our Learning Strategies Coordinators Do?

CCIT’s Learning Strategies Coordinators are responsible for teaching, assisting, and supporting full-time and adjunct faculty to incorporate highly effective instructional strategies that promote student engagement and learning.  Our LSCs demonstrate exemplary instructional practices that engage different types of learners and produce high levels of student success. LSCs stay abreast of advances in teaching and instructional support services and implement actions to initiate, coordinate, and expand their use at the college/campus. They develop effective working relationships that encourage other instructors to try new instructional approaches that promote student success. 

The Learning Strategies Coordinator reports to the Director of the Center for Instructional Design and Technology and collaborates closely with the campus Dean of Instruction.  The incumbent works as a colleague with Delaware Tech faculty to guide, assist, and support faculty in implementing highly effective instructional strategies and initiatives led by the Instructional Division and the Center for Creative Instruction and Technology (CCIT).  They provide individualized faculty assistance and group professional development through workshops and credit courses. They facilitate faculty access to state-of-the-art instructional resources to support faculty with implementation of course redesign led by CCIT, expand faculty use of educational technology, and implement initiatives to improve teaching and learning.

Dallas

(302) 857 – 1791

dhayes1@dtcc.edu

Dallas Hayes

Instructional Designer

Dallas developed learning communities before they were a thing by reworking his old department’s schedule to bring together cohorts of students on a central campus. He has extensive experience designing and developing coursework, having rewritten nearly every course in his old department. A 2008 Excellence in Teaching award winner, Dallas is a ‘boots on the ground’ type of person and digs on learning new technology to teach his fellow instructors across the college. He still loves to adjunct, staying connected to and focused on the number one goal of Higher Education – teaching the learner something meaningful and useful. Dallas holds a degree in Studio Art (BSA) and a Master’s of Science in Internet and Web Design.

What Do Our Instructional Designers Do?

CCIT’s Instructional Designers (IDs) are responsible for designing, developing, evaluating, and teaching instructional design and technology courses; managing and completing projects; evaluating and recommending appropriate technologies; advising and supporting faculty in a manner consistent with instructional technology best practices; coordinating professional development programs; coordinating and conducting instructional technology workshops; providing first class customer service; and facilitating experiences that prepare instructors to teach in any environment (including online).

IDs will collaborate with Delaware Tech faculty to produce state of the art technology learning applications and environments.  Duties include, but are not limited to, designing, developing, evaluating, and teaching courses in Delaware Tech’s Instructional Design and Technology Certificate program; advising and supporting faculty to create technology-based learning projects that are consistent with best practices in instructional principles and theories; educational technology project management; evaluating requests for technology-based learning projects and recommending technologies that match instructional objectives; coordinating the development and delivery of instructional technology faculty professional development programs; designing, developing, coordinating, and conducting instructional technology workshops that promote technology integration that enhances instruction; teach courses that prepare faculty members to teach online; and instructing faculty members on best practices for technology-enabled course design.

Jerry

(302) 857 – 1752

jpearson@dtcc.edu

Jerry Pearson

Multimedia Production Manager

Jerry identifies, designs, develops and conducts professional developmental training on a variety of instructional, academic, and emerging technologies, as well as desktop application software and the college’s LMS. He provides technical support for the use of various software packages and designs written training materials and support aids for technology systems. His specialty is creating specialized graphics, training videos using live video, audio recordings, animation, as well as interactive training materials for live and online use.

What Do Our Multimedia Production Managers do?

CCIT’s Multimedia Production team is made up of creative and technical professionals who provide a diverse range of services in video,animation, audio, photographic, graphic, interactive content, and digital production. We provide support, advice, and training for day-to-day operations for faculty, students and administration, including IT and AV infrastructure, online content, individual and ensemble recording and filming, multimedia events, and video-conferencing.

We also provide research and training for the strategic use of technology to support educational objectives. Services include broadcast quality studio & field production, non-linear digital video editing, audio recording and editing, digital media production and conversion processes, animated video production, interactive content building, and more.

Georgetown Campus

Pauline

(302) 259 – 6852

psturgeo@dtcc.edu

Pauline Pauley-Sturgeon

Educational Technologist

Pauline provides a wide variety of technology training to faculty and staff. The majority of her time is spent providing technical support for LMS end users as well as providing various training workshops for faculty. She genuinely enjoys helping faculty, staff and students succeed in their roles at the College through technology as well as cultivating an overall positive experience for all. Pauline has a background in Elementary Education and has been serving the Delaware Tech family since 2000. She takes pride in providing the best customer support to the college and community.

What Do Our Ed Techs Do?

CCIT’s Ed Techs provide front-line technology-related professional development, training, and support to college faculty and staff. They are the first stop for everyday troubleshooting and support for the Learning Management System.

Our Ed Techs work independently or collaboratively to develop training, projects, and instructional media related to instruction in the classroom. They actively promote and support effective use of educational technology to enhance teaching, learning and student success.

Carrie Curry

(302) 259 – 6124

ccurry6@dtcc.edu

 

Carrie Curry

Instructional Designer

Carrie joined CCIT in 2019 as an Instructional Designer after nine years as an Adjunct Instructor here at Delaware Tech. Carrie has her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and obtained her Master’s Degree in Applied Technology in Education in 2017. As an Adjunct Instructor at Delaware Tech and other institutions, Carrie found her role evolving to include training her colleagues on tools to improve online and classroom instruction. She is focused on creating and redesigning courses with a clear focus on every student’s success.

What Do Our Instructional Designers Do?

CCIT’s Instructional Designers (IDs) are responsible for designing, developing, evaluating, and teaching instructional design and technology courses; managing and completing projects; evaluating and recommending appropriate technologies; advising and supporting faculty in a manner consistent with instructional technology best practices; coordinating professional development programs; coordinating and conducting instructional technology workshops; providing first class customer service; and facilitating experiences that prepare instructors to teach in any environment (including online).

IDs will collaborate with Delaware Tech faculty to produce state of the art technology learning applications and environments.  Duties include, but are not limited to, designing, developing, evaluating, and teaching courses in Delaware Tech’s Instructional Design and Technology Certificate program; advising and supporting faculty to create technology-based learning projects that are consistent with best practices in instructional principles and theories; educational technology project management; evaluating requests for technology-based learning projects and recommending technologies that match instructional objectives; coordinating the development and delivery of instructional technology faculty professional development programs; designing, developing, coordinating, and conducting instructional technology workshops that promote technology integration that enhances instruction; teach courses that prepare faculty members to teach online; and instructing faculty members on best practices for technology-enabled course design.

Get In Touch!

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Your local CCIT team is ready to assist with all of your instructional design, content delivery, and educational technology needs. Stop by the CCIT lab on your campus or contact us today.

Wilmington Lab – E300

Stanton Lab – D207

Dover Lab – Terry 214

Georgetown Lab – JTC 101