MCC Instructional Tech/ Design Team

In order to better support MCC’s goal of student success on day 1, the Teaching, Learning, and Reflection Centers (TLRCs) in Bedford and Lowell will begin a transformation this year into “innovation hubs” to promote evidence-based best practices around the use of instructional technology and the application of instructional design methodologies.

Three members of the MCC staff will holding open office hours in the TLRC to answer questions about instructional technology and design.

Nancy Curll Nancy Curll (Manager of eLearning)

Nancy has decades of experience helping faculty use a variety of instructional technology. She has demonstrated effective methods for designing online courses and using learning management systems.

Peter Shea - Instructional Designer Peter Shea (Director of Professional Development)

Peter Shea (Director of the Office of Professional Development) is an instructional designer/faculty developer who can assist instructors with creating instructional media or developing strategies for working with students..

Sanford Arbogast Sanford Arbogast (Academic Information Analyst)

Sanford can help you if you have questions about any of the technological tools (see below). He can also assist you with new pedagogical ideas like group work, online learning, OER & Creative Commons and “flipping” your class.

Technology Expertise
MS Office/365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook), Camtasia, Blackboard, Video production and streaming, Prezi, Google docs, Twitter, Google+,Social bookmarking, Finding other Web 2.0 tools.

jean-cremins Jean Cremins, Ph.D. (SoTL/Professional Development Faculty Fellow)

Professor Jean Cremins teaches Anatomy and Physiology (online and face to face) and Microbiology. She uses technology and a variety of active learning strategies to facilitate student success. She will be an advisor on developing strategies for assisting faculty of teaching technology and pedagogical best practices.

These are the hours of TLRC coverage.

Bedford TLRC Coverage
Monday: 9:30 am – 11:30 am/ Wednesday: 12:00-2:00 pm/Thursday: 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Lowell TLRC Coverage
Monday: 2:00 – 4:00 pm/ Wednesday: 12:00-2:00 pm/Thursday: 9:00 am – 11:00 am