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The Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT)

Kettler Hall, Room 238
(260) 481-6354
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MEET THE CELT TEAM 

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Gail Rathbun

CELT Director
Kettler Hall, Room 238
(260) 481- 6504
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Dr. Rathbun joined CELT in July 2004 after 4 years at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco. There she helped develop and teach the curriculum for the newly founded Center for Academic Development, and conducted teacher training for AUI and Moulay Ismail University in Meknes. She taught graduate level instructional design and development courses at San Jose State University and at Indiana University, Bloomington, where she also worked for 7 years as an instructional technology consultant. Her name can be found in the graphics credits of the computer games Prince of Persia (Broderbund), California Games (Epyx), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Disney), and the Carmen San Diego series by Broderbund.

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Ludwika Aniela Goodson (Ludy)

Associate Director, Faculty Development
Kettler Hall, Room 238
(260) 481-0692
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Ludy holds an MA in educational technology from Sir George Williams at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. She completed doctoral courses and prelims in instructional design at Florida State University, but bypassed a dissertation to run a company, Instructional Systems Design, for ten years. At FSU, Ludy co-authored “A Comparative Analysis of Instructional Design,” a work cited in books, studied in graduate courses, and translated in several languages. She has worked in higher education at the Educational Services Program and Office of Distributed and Distance Learning at Florida State University, the Center for Excellence in Teaching at Georgia Southern University, and Course Design and Production at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. To read more, please visit Perspective on Instructional Design.

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Instructional Consultant/Designer
Kettler Hall 238
(260) 481-6368
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She holds a Masters degree in Instructional Design and Technology from Western Illinois University. She is also a doctoral candidate at the Department of Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University. She taught technology integration courses and introductory instructional design course at Western Illinois University and Indiana University-Bloomington. Xiaokai also conducted program evaluations for federal or community-funded early childhood wellness programs. At CELT, Xiaokai will be working with faculty, departments, and administrators to promote effective teaching strategies and improve student learning outcomes in face-to-face, blended, and online learning environments that utilize technology in a significant way.

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Regina Gordon

CELT Program Assistant
Kettler Hall, Room 238
(260) 481-6354
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Regina comes to CELT from TRIO Student Support Services at IPFW. She holds a Bachelor's in General Studies and is pursuing her Master's in Liberal Studies. Regina has two daughters, a granddaughter, and a black lab named Barak (not named after the President). She has previously worked for Fort Wayne Community Schools prior to joining IPFW.

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Michelle Lussier

Technology Support Specialist
Kettler Hall, Room 238
(260) 481-0473
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Michelle Lussier is CELT’s new Technology Support Specialist. Michelle ia a recent graduate of IPFW with a BFA in Animation and a Bachelor's in General Studies. Michelle has worked for several departments at IPFW (Williams Theater, CATV, Studio M & The Communicator). She was with Studio M, for 3 1/2 years, assisting students and faculty with projects and learning new programs. At CELT, Michelle will digitize video, help faculty plan and produce instructional videos, be CELT’s webmaster, and assist Regina with the Scantron processing.

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June 2-3, 2016

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