MemberCarly Finseth

Currently, my research is focused on the intersections of technical communication, rhetoric, gaming, and learning, with a specific focus on instructional design and usability. In general, the following areas are of interest:Pedagogy
+ Teaching writing
+ Learning and games
+ Multimodal pedagogy
+ Online education
+ Instructional design
+ Assessment Society, Culture, & Technology
+ Gaming, society, and culture
+ Online communities
+ Open source culture and technologies
+ Gender and society
+ New mediaTechnical Communication
+ Technical writing and editing
+ Usability
+ Information design
+ Publications management
+ Qualitative and mixed methods research

MemberTimothy Luckritz Marquis

…Instructional Designer…
…Instructional Design

Faculty and program consultations for fully online courses.

Design/SoTL research

Course, program, and student self-evaluation rubrics and processes.

Intercultural engagement and stereotype threat in the online classroom.

OER learning objects in Biblical Studies.

Book in progress

Itinerancy and Christian Origins….

Pedagogy, communication, mobility I work in faculty development and instructional design with an emphasis on online and hybrid teaching and learning and intercultural engagement. I also teach Religious Studies, Christian origins, and ancient history. My research and writing explore ancient and modern itinerancy, ancient ethnicity and modern race, gender studies, and biopolitics.

MemberJoshua Abah ABAH

JOSHUA ABAH ABAH is a researcher and an erudite scholar in Mathematics Education at the Department of Mathematics Education, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria. His Research interests are in Mathematics Education, Instructional Design, Statistical Computing, Ethnomathematics, and Technology of Mathematics Education. He is presently working on the deployment of culture-based technological solutions in the teaching and learning of mathematics. He believes that a good blend of digital technology and ethnomathematics enriches mathematics education in general.

MemberAlicia Jenner

…Master of Education, Curriculum and Instructional Technology + Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. Iowa State University, Ames IA. 2016
Bachelor of Science, Communication Disorders. Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI. 2006…

  Unapologetic Yooper. Foodie. Dog lover. Complexity Buster + Empath. Alicia is a Learning Experience Designer at the MSU Hub for Innovation. She contributes to Hub projects focused in areas of program development and process improvement. Her current work in online program development demonstrates the significance of establishing effective learning solutions for online programs. Her academic interests include faculty development, change management, program development, and online learning. Her previous work experience stems from Iowa State University as an Instructional Support Specialist where she worked closely with faculty to improve online course design and development with specific emphasis in online pedagogy. Alicia earned her bachelor’s degree from Northern Michigan University and her master’s degree in Curriculum and Instructional Technology with a certificate in Instructional Design from Iowa State University. Alicia enjoys spending time outside biking and hiking with her family, trips to the dairy store, music, visiting the U.P., and traveling. “We need to remember what’s important in life: friends, waffles, work. Or waffles, friends, work. Doesn’t matter, but work is third.” – Leslie Knope

MemberDavid Joseph Goodrich

…Dave earned a BA in Secondary Science Education, from Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, an MEd in Instructional Design for Online Learning Specialization, from Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota and is currently a PhD student in MSU’s Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education program right here in East Lansing, Michigan. His wife Lindsay and he live in Jackson, Michigan, where they try to keep up with three very active and young boys. Sometimes they go fishing or hiking and eat tacos. …

Dave is an educator at heart who believes in the passion and inventiveness of all educators. He helps curricular partner groups and teams translate between ‘design speak’ and ‘educator speak’ by fostering the conditions for great learning experience design solutions to emerge. Dave’s projects, courses, and workshops are centered on advancing more active, engaged, successful, and valuable learning experiences. He understands that creating new ways to collaborate, learn, research, and deliver instruction happens through good conversations and storytelling. Prior to joining the Hub, Dave was a science teacher and instructional designer in organizations spanning K-20+ as well as in the private sector. He facilitates educator workshops and is an educator in MSU’s College of Education. Mostly, he likes to drink coffee with a book or guitar in front of fireplaces.

MemberNicole Schmidt

…Phd Student, Instructional Designer…

Nicole is a Ph.D. student in the Second Language Teaching and Acquisition (SLAT) program at the University of Arizona. Her research focuses on teacher knowledge and critical digital literacies in the second language writing classroom. She has taught composition and English as a second and foreign language in the United States, Japan, the Netherlands, and Spain. She currently works as an instructional designer in the Office of Digital Learning at the University of Arizona, where she develops flipped courses for international dual degree programs, and she also serves as the managing editor of ITLT journal. In her spare time, she loves to visit places she’s never been, read historical fiction, sleep in late, crochet, and do lots of yoga.