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Instructional Design and Technology

The primary function of the Instructional Design and Technology (IDT) team is to promote quality instruction to maximize learning and ensure the success of Sinclair's diverse student population.

This is accomplished through collaboration with Sinclair faculty to implement effective instructional design principles, utilize innovative technologies, and integrate inclusive pedagogies to create engaging and impactful learning experiences.

The training and ongoing professional development opportunities offered by the IDT team equip faculty and staff with the tools and knowledge necessary to design and deliver quality-minded and state and federal compliant courses delivered in any of Sinclair's modalities. 

The IDT team is the catalyst for transforming ideas into enriched learning opportunities at Sinclair.


Course Design

The Course Design team is dedicated to crafting exceptional learning experiences by embodying core principles of user interface and user experience (UI/UX) to deisgn clean, consistent, high-quality courses. 

Instructional Designers work with subject matter experts to provide students with cutting-edge, industry-relevant knowledge and skills. Through innovation, user-centricity, and continuous improvement, course design operates in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment to ensure Sinclair sustains an online presence. 

Assistant Director of Course Design
Brenda McKinley, Ph. D.

Quality Assurance, Compliance, and Training

The Quality Assurance, Compliance, and Training team is dedicated to maintaining the highest quality standards for the design and delivery of state and federally compliant courses. Through continuous review and communication of these regulations and principles, we support a culture of awareness and advocacy for all learners.

Additionally, the team oversees training and ongoing professional development opportunities to equip faculty and staff with the knowledge and skills to thrive in an ever-changing learning environment.

Jenny Davis
Assistant Director of Quality Assurance, Compliance, and Training
Jennifer Davis, M. Ed.

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Melissa Hart

Melissa Hart, M.S.
Program Director, Instructional Design and Technology
Building 7, Room 210
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