Our Mission

The mission of the Center for Creative Instruction & Technology 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 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

(302) 857 – 1755

kmcveigh@dtcc.edu

Kelly McVeigh

Director of Instructional Design & Technology

As Director of CCIT, Kelly provides vision, leadership, and direction for innovation and excellence in education technology initiatives. Kelly 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.

Before directing CCIT, Kelly was the director of Digital Innovation & eLearning for the Center for Academic Effectiveness and Digital Innovation (CAEDI) at Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO where she provided leadership and support to ensure that distance education offerings modeled excellent instructional design practices, complied with College, state, federal, and accrediting body policies and standards, and met digital accessibility and copyright guidelines.

Kelly fosters faculty awareness and understanding of current technology tools, emerging learning technologies and theories, instructional/universal design principles, assessment of student learning, and high-impact practices through group and individual faculty development activities. She provides direction in the design and management of the learning technology ecosystem and physical learning environments to support 21st century teaching practices. Kelly’s eighteen years of experience in higher education include development and implementation of academic policies, course and curriculum redesign, distance education course design, learning space design, faculty development, academic technology management, and learning management system implementations and administration.

George 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.

Brad

(302) 484 – 5509

bthompso@dtcc.edu

Brad Thompson

Instructional Designer

As an instructional designer, Brad collaborates with both faculty and administration to develop unique and engaging learning experiences, both for students participating in distance education, as well as for traditional classroom learning. He has earned degrees in Education, Mathematics, and Statistics from Temple University (B.A., B.S.) and West Chester University (M.S.), and The University of Delaware (Ed.D) and has been with Delaware Technical Community College since 2013. As a long time mathematics instructor at both the secondary and college levels, Brad brings his passion for teaching and student success to each project, regardless of the academic discipline. He is particularly interested in maximizing the potential of learning management systems through technology and pedagogy to create dynamic, engaging, and interactive learning environments.

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.

Al

(302) 434 – 5546

adrushle@dtcc.edu

Al Drushler

Learning Strategies Coordinator

Al teaches, assists, and supports full-time and adjunct faculty to incorporate highly effective instructional strategies that promote student engagement and learning. He works with other campus Learning Strategies Coordinators to implement the New Faculty Development Program and to provide workshops and trainings related to instructional strategies and educational technologies. He has a Master’s of Instruction from the University of Delaware and a Bachelor’s of Science in Mathematics and Secondary Education from Saint Bonaventure University. He is involved with the Instructional Innovation Committee and is a Krewe Leader for the Mardi Gras Fundraiser. Al is interested in teaching strategies that increase student engagement and provide effective formative assessment in both traditional and distance education classrooms. He also utilizes educational technologies for instructional and assessment purposes, open educational resources, and flipped classroom models.

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.

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.

Dani

(302) 292 – 3887

dbrunet@dtcc.edu

Dani Brunet

Instructional Designer

Dani’s passion for instructional design comes from her conviction that community college changes lives, a belief that influences every aspect of her work. Since her first day as a freshman, Dani has been working in and for community colleges all across the country. She was an adjunct and full time instructor for more than 10 years before joining CCIT, designing and teaching a wide range of Arts & Humanities coursework. Throughout her career, Dani has worked to increase educational access and opportunities for students from all walks of life and believes community colleges are uniquely positioned to do just that. Whether for traditional or distance education formats, her design approach begins with students in mind, understanding who they are and what they need, and then builds the curriculum from there. Dani holds degrees in Religion & Philosophy (MTS) and Reading Instruction (MEd), specializing in creative and authentic instruction.

 

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.

Ish

(302) 453 – 3789

mr.ish@dtcc.edu

Ish Stabosz

Learning Strategies Coordinator

Ish is a lifelong learner with a passion for web design, writing, and discovering new ways to make learning fun and effective. He holds a Bachelor’s in English, a Master’s in English Instruction, and specializes in instructional strategies that encourage students to fail safely and learn from their struggles, such as gamification and formative assessment. Ish uses the LMS to provide a streamlined, user-friendly student experience, and he makes extensive use of Google Drive in the classroom to increase the productivity of himself and his students. Some of Ish’s work can be viewed at http://mrishworkshop.weebly.com/

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.

Mike

(302) 283 – 3116

redfield@dtcc.edu

Mike Redfield

Media Production Manager

What Does our Media Services Team Do?

CCIT’s Media Services team is made up of creative and technical professionals who provide a diverse range of services in video, audio, photographic, graphic 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, and more.

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(302) 283 – 3117

llane3@dtcc.edu

L. Kevin Lane

Media Services 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 Media Services team is made up of creative and technical professionals who provide a diverse range of services in video, audio, photographic, graphic 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, and more.

Terry Campus

Jerry

(302) 857 – 1752

jpearson@dtcc.edu

Jerry Pearson

Educational Technologist

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, and animation, as well as interactive training materials for live and online use.

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.

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.

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.

Owens 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.

sara

(302) 259 – 6850

carter@dtcc.edu

Sara Carter

Instructional Designer

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.

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.

Molli

(302) 259 – 6851

mcarte27@dtcc.edu

Molli

Learning Strategies Coordinator

Molli has been in education for 15 years and brings a background in K-12 education where she taught middle school and high school mathematics. At Delaware Tech, Molli was first a mathematics instructor in the Developmental Studies Department at the Owens Campus before coming over to CCIT. Her ongoing interests are in professional development, having served as a state-wide professional development leader in mathematics from 2008-2011. With a Master’s in Applied Technology in Education, she is currently working on her doctorate in Educational Leadership. Molli is particularly interested in how to provide the best professional development in higher education, as well as helping instructors blend technology and pedagogy. She serves on the IIN Committee, IIC Committee at Owens, and Run, White and Blue 5K Committee.

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.

Get In Touch!

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.

George Lab – E300

Stanton Lab – D207

Terry Lab – Terry 214

Owens Lab – JTC 101