Center for Teaching & Learning Staff

Who should you contact?

Meet the CTL Staff

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Jim Berger, Ph.D.​

Jim Berger, Ph.D.​

Director, Center for Teaching and Learning
Library 3rd floor, Room 375
478-445-2520
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Jaclyn Queen

Jaclyn Queen

Apple Teacher, Instructional Designer
Library 3rd floor, Room 375
478-445-1276
Areas of focus:
  • Course Design and Structure (Individual & Departmental)
  • Course Content – Accessibility, Universal Design, Quality Matters, Content Delivery, Resources
  • Audio Video Specialist – (Kaltura Media)
  • iPad initiative with College of Education
  • Active Learning Fellows
  • GeorgiaVIEW Help Desk
  • CTL Monthly Newsletter
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Simeco Vinson, Ph.D.

Simeco Vinson, Ph.D.

Instructional Designer Specialist
Library 3rd floor, Room 375
478-445-1253
Areas of focus:
  • Accessibility, Student Accommodations Course Application & Universal Design for Learning
  • Active Learning Support & Training 
  • Course Support with:  Activities, Alignment, Assessment, Design, Development, Expectations, Organization, Resources, Review & Structure
  • Educational Platforms & Instructional Technologies Support/Training  
  • GeorgiaVIEW Support 
  • GC Journeys: Design for Transformation Learning," "Essential Learning Outcomes," and "High Impact Practices" Support 
  • Instructional Strategies, Learning Objectives Support & Syllabus Review 
  • Midterm Course Feedback through Peer Feedback on Teaching (PFoT) & Small-Group Instructional Diagnosis (SGID)
  • Quality Matters Training & Support 
  • Student Response to Instruction Survey (SRIS) Reports & Results Interpretation for course operational improvements
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Alison Shepherd

Alison Shepherd

Systems Analyst
Library, 3rd floor, Room 375
478-445-5260
Areas of focus:
  • Receive support calls for GeorgiaVIEW.
  • Configure and maintain the learning environment in GeorgiaVIEW.
  • Manage roles and security permissions in GeorgiaVIEW.
  • Test upgrades and service packs on GeorgiaVIEW.
  • Manually create, enroll and manage users in GeorgiaVIEW.
  • Mass load participants into non-Banner courses.
  • Merge courses that cannot be cross-listed in Banner.
  • Run special Banner maintenance files for GeorgiaVIEW (zsrd2lx, XML).
  • Implement third-party integrations in GeorgiaVIEW. 
  • Maintain CTL support ticket system.
  • Liaison with IT and ITS.
  • Configure and maintain Kaltura (My Media).
  • Maintain CTL web pages. 

Barbara Szyjko

​Instructional Technology Staff Specialist
Library 3rd floor, Room 375
478-445-1272
Areas of focus:
  • GeorgiaVIEW faculty training
  • GeorgiaVIEW help desk for faculty and students
  • Universal Design for Learning and Accessibility assistance and training
  • Instructional videos and reference guides
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Katherine Smith

Administrative Assistant
Library 3rd floor, Room 375
478-445-1248
Areas of focus:
  • Budgets
  • Purchasing and payment for department
  • Student reimbursements through MURACE
  • Coordination for conferences, workshops, and New Faculty Orientation
  • Faculty Research Grants and Inclusive Excellence Grants
  • SoTL Fellows Mini-Grants
  • CTL Monthly Newsletter
  • CTL Social Media Manager
  • CTL Special Collection

Doreen Sams

​Faculty Coordinator, Mentored Undergraduate; Research and Creative Endeavors (MURACE)
Library 3rd floor, Room 375
478-445-0966
Areas of focus:
  • MURACE

Dana Gorzelany-Mostak

Faculty Success Coordinator
375 Ina Dillard Library
478-445-7320