About the Staff
Dr. Elizabeth Osika
With over twenty years of experience in higher education, Liz brings a wealth of knowledge in instructional best practices, support and administration of online programs, academic computing, and faculty development. In previous positions of administration and as a tenured professor, she has an understanding of what it takes to be effective in and out of the classroom. Liz’s focus at the CTL will be to provide direction for how we can work together to improve the learning environment for our students whether it be in a classroom on campus or online. Areas of expertise include instructional design, assessment, technology support (including Microsoft Office, Qualtrics, and Canvas), and online program development.
Tom has been a trusted resource for faculty and students at Marian for more than five years. Serving as a classroom instructor and technology specialist in the K12 environment for more than thirty years and assisting faculty in higher education for eight, he brings his knowledge of instruction and technology to the faculty. Tom’s focus at the CTL is the administration, support and training for our hosted services such as Canvas and Panopto, which includes responding to support questions from faculty and staff. Areas of expertise include problem resolution, instructional media, large format printing, technology integration, and support in the use of audio and video in the classroom.
A seasoned professional with over sixteen years of experience designing, developing, and teaching courses in higher education, Mona brings her knowledge of effective pedagogy to the CTL. While collaborating with faculty on the effective design and development of instruction will be a primary focus, she will also lead workshops and provide individual consultations on proven instructional theories, methods, technologies, and best practices. Areas of expertise include instructional design, assessment, online course development, student engagement, and content development.