Meet the Team
Dr. Clark Shah-Nelson, DBA, MA
Assistant Dean of Instructional Design and Technology
IDEA Team leadership, Blackboard and documentation support, instructional design, and training oversight
Bike commuter, Boomers Bar and Grill BrewMaster, papa to two fine fellows, husband to an MSW Macro Education Community Coordinator
Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA)
Burrito master, electronic musician, retired actor, hiker, fairly fluent in Norwegian and German
Research interests include virtual teams and collaboration, knowledge management, mindfulness, and leadership and synchronous communications
Colin Fagan, MS.
Sr. Instructional Technology Specialist
Sr. Instructional Technology Specialist with expertise in Blackboard, Course Evaluations, and Competency Data Support.
Enjoys golfing, lacrosse, and is a father of three.
Holds a Master's degree in Financial Management and Information Systems and is interested in research related to business analytics and competency data collection methods.
Rodney Urand, MS.
Instructional Technology and Learning Management System support.
Masters in Learning Design and Technology
Research interests include: online student engagement, blended learning, microlearning, QM, multimedia production, AI and VR.
Father to five girls, certified Public Speaker, Reverend and Wedding DJ, originally from Australia. Enjoys NASCAR, baseball, football, music, technology, traveling and happy hours (just not all at the same time).
Cathy Hanssens-Passeri, MA.
Online/Hybrid course design and redesign, training and faculty development, and orientations
Helping you develop the best courses for your students
Masters in Instructional Systems Development. Bachelors in Digital Media and Web Technology
Interests in different design elements, love of the outdoors, sports, and gardening. She loves to travel, especially back to her home land of Australia.
Alexis Guethler, MT.
Online/Hybrid course design and redesign, training and faculty development, and orientations.
Masters in Teaching with a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Instructional Design.
Student, mom of four, technology enthusiast, craft supply collector, amateur naturalist, audiobook devotee, and cat herder.
Research Interests include humanizing the online learning environment for students and faculty, adult student success and support, instructional technologies, and faculty development.
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Date Last Reviewed/Update: 3/14/23