Patricia Gonzalez: e-Learning Director
Patricia (Patsy) graduated from UNC Greensboro as a NC Teaching Fellow. She pursued her interests in technology and education working as a middle school classroom teacher and then a computer resource teacher for 11 years. She completed her graduate studies in December 2005, earning a Master of Science degree in Instructional Technology from UNCW. In May 2006, Patricia began providing faculty instructional support in the Information Technology Systems Division at UNCW. In July 2006, Patricia received WebCT/Blackboard Training Certification and Wimba Training Certification in March 2010. She is currently working as the e-Learning Director for the Office of e-Learning in the Academic Affairs Division.
Sheri Anderson: Instructional Designer/Faculty Liaison
Sheri graduated from UNC Wilmington with a BA in Art History. While completing her undergraduate degree she worked as a substitute teacher. She then pursued a certification as a special education teacher concentrating in the areas of Learning Disabilities and Mental Retardation. As a special education teacher she was able to identify and adopt various assistive technology tools. In May 2008, she graduated with a Master of Science degree in Instructional Technology from UNCW. In January of 2009, Sheri began assisting faculty with online development as an Instructional Designer with the Office of e-Learning in the Academic Affairs Division. She is currently pursuing her Ed.D. in Educational Technology from Boise State University.
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Beth Oyarzun: Instructional Designer
Beth Oyarzun is a nine-year veteran mathematics teacher who earned her national board certification in 2001. She joined UNCW in the Watson School of Education in 2005 as one of the two Emerging Technology Liaisons, working on faculty development, teaching in the undergraduate programs and serving their outreach efforts. She migrated to the Office of e-Learning in May of 2010 to support all UNCW faculty in their online teaching endeavors. Beth is a UNCW graduate in mathematics and received her MS in the Instructional Technology program. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Instructional Design and Technology from Old Dominion University.
Tammy Clark: Instructional Designer
Tammy graduated from Northern Illinois University with a BS in Graphic Arts Technology. She worked in the graphic arts industry in the design and production of business to business catalogs before migrating into sales. Making the decision to further her education and change career paths Tammy was accepted into the Master of Instructional Technology program at UNCW. While attending graduate school, she worked as a graduate assistant in the Office of e-Learning. Since graduation she has taught as an adjunct instructor for the Watson College of Education at UNCW, and held contract positions as an instructional design/technical writer. Tammy joined UNCW in March of 2015, as an Instructional Designer for the Educational Technology Unit in the Watson College of Education Deans Office and the Office of e-Learning in the Academic Affairs Division to support faculty with their online instruction.
Lisa Theriault: e-Learning Technician
Lisa graduated from the State University of New York at Albany with a BA in English and a minor in journalism.She worked for six years in the New York State Legislature, her final role as director of communications for a State Senator representing Rockland County, a New York City suburb. After a move to Georgia, Lisa served as a program assistant at Kennesaw State University for a certification program that trained students how to manage nonprofit organizations. Lisa was the marketing manager for the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra for five years. She joined UNCW in August, 2009 and formally took over production of the undergraduate catalogue in November, 2011. Lisa joined the Office of e-Learning in 2015.
Jessica Leitheiser: Graduate Assistant
Jessica is a graduate student in the Instructional Technology program at UNCW. Her interests include learning analytics, performance improvement and organizational change. She holds a B.A. in Management from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN and has ten years’ experience in marketing and administration. In June 2014, Jessica joined the Office of e-Learning team as a graduate assistant.