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Matthew Schmitz

Associate Director of Online and Blended Education

Matt helps faculty members devise effective learning strategies for and incorporate technology into their face-to-face, blended, and online courses. One of his occupational interests is the practical application of Kemp's instructional design model, which requires a consistent cycle of design, implementation, and assessment to assist with the blending of pedagogy and technology in teaching and learning. As a member of the IRIS (Interdisciplinary Research and Informatics Scholarship) Center, he is involved in several digital scholarship initiatives at SIUE. Matt has presented on instructional design projects and approaches in higher education at several regional and national conferences and events. Contact Matt at 618-650-5500 or via email at maschmi@siue.edu.



Wayne Nelson

Faculty Fellow

Wayne is a Faculty Fellow for Online Learning and Assessment at SIUE, having taught educational psychology and instructional technology for more than 25 years as well as serving as a department chairman for Educational Leadership. His research interests have included investigations of the characteristics of learning with various interactive media, and the processes utilized to design learning activities and environments. He has maintained extensive involvement in efforts to integrate technology into the classrooms and curricula of schools and served as a consultant to a variety of companies about learning, training, and design processes. Contact Wayne at 618-650-5500 or via email at wnelso@siue.edu.



Laura Million

Instructional Designer

Laura earned a Master of Science in Education from SIUE with a focus on Instructional Design & Performance Improvement. Her professional experiences include web design, graphic design and multi-media development (digital, audio, video, and photograph). She is in her 19th year at SIUE having started in the Audio Visual Services department, moving “across the hall” to the Faculty Technology Center, and now serving in the IDLT Center in the basement of Lovejoy Library. Contact Laura at 618-650-5500 or via email at lmillio@siue.edu.



Tiffany Smith

Instructional Designer

Tiffany earned both a Master of Arts in Teaching and a Master of Arts in Educational Technology from Webster University. She has 10 years of teaching experience and has supported online education for the past 5 years. She has presented her work on the use of interactive technological tools in an online classroom to enhance learning at international and regional conferences. Her perspective and experience is diverse, and her passion for educating this new generation of students is unmatched by many. Contact Tiffany at 618-650-5500 or via email at tiffsmi@siue.edu.



Annie Warmbrodt

Instructional Designer

Annie earned a Master of Education Degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia with an emphasis on educational technology. Her specialty is in learning systems design and development. She also has experience being an online student. Annie would be happy to assist you with designing assessments for an online/blended environment, creating a syllabus for an online/blended course, and providing hands-on training for developing your course. Contact Annie at 618-650-5500 or via email at lwarmbr@siue.edu.



Emily Martin

Graduate Assistant

Emily is a student in the Instructional Technology program at SIUE. She has a background in media production, including news writing and print and web design. She has also worked in environmental education for more than five years as a volunteer and seasonal park employee. As a graduate assistant, Emily helps develop the ITS newsletter and website and works with the IDLT team on in special projects including the Blending the Best of Both Worlds course design seminar. Contact Emily at 618-650-5500 or via email at emartab@siue.edu.