Staff Directory

Staff Directory

Kate Willink

Faculty Director
Phone: 303-871-4970
Expertise: Provides strategic direction to improve student learning across the University by fostering innovation and strengthening practices in teaching, course design, curriculum development, and assessment.

Terri Johnson

Instructional Designer
Phone: 303-871-7884
Expertise: Course Design, Course Facilitation and Teaching Strategies, Canvas and General Educational Technology, Online Learning

Kathy Keairns

Director of Web-Based Learning
Phone: 303-871-4156
Expertise: Online Education, Quality Matters, Emerging & Academic Technologies

Valentina Iturbe-LaGrave

Associate Director for Inclusive Teaching Practices
Phone: 303-871-4437
Expertise: Inclusive course design and instruction; Workshops and consultations on diversity & inclusive classrooms.


Christina H. Paguyo

Director of Academic Assessment
Phone: 303-871-6012
Expertise: Designing assessment plans, interpreting assessment findings, incorporating assessment in grant writing proposals, reports, and manuscripts

Virginia Pitts

Director of University Teaching
Phone: 303-871-3291
Expertise: Course Design, Development, and Facilitation; Creating Engaging Learning Environments; Hybrid Course Design and Delivery; Teaching Consultations; Student-Faculty Partnerships


Karen Swanson

Assistant Director
Phone: 303-871-2993
Expertise: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning; Creating Engaging Learning Environments; Teaching Consultations


Heather Tobin

Instructional Designer
Phone: 303-871-2951
Expertise: Integrative Learning, Teaching Strategies, Reflective ePortfolios, Visual Design Solutions for Learning, Learner Experience Design, Quality Matters, General Course Design, and DU Portfolio Support.

Jill Weddle

Instructional Technology Specialist
Phone: 303-871-7882
Expertise: Canvas, Zoom, Clickers, TopHat, general academic technology support.

Jill Weddle

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