Academic Technology Center

Academic Technology Center

The Academic Technology Center operates under the auspices of the UWF IT Strategic Plan with the mission of ensuring quality distance and distributed teaching and learning at the University of West Florida. The Academic Technology Center serves as a catalyst for the application of new technologies to support teaching, learning, and creative expression.

We are a Faculty Support Center

‌ATC supports faculty in the design, development, implementation and continuous improvement of quality online and blended courses at UWF. There is substantial research to indicate what constitutes best practices in online/blended course design and delivery to achieve good student learning outcomes and satisfaction. Organizations, such as Quality Matters, the Sloan Consortium, and Educause promote research and best practice for online teaching and learning. 

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Quality Matters - Recently Certified Courses

  • Amber Bloechle, MS

    Director, Environmental Studies

    GIS5100 - Applications in GIS



  • Joy Valerio-Faessel, Ed.D.

    Instructor, Instructional, Workforce and Applied Tech.

    ECT 4562/5566 - Introduction to Career and Technical Special Needs Education/Career and

    5/9/2016 (QM)

  • Dr. Denice Curtis

    Assistant Professor, Public Health, Clinical & Health Sciences

    PHC5050 - Biostatistics for Public Health


  • Salina Randall

    GIS Coordinator, Earth and Environmental Sciences

    Introduction & What's New in ArcGIS for Desktop - Training

    4/18/16 (QM)


  • Dr. Dallas Snider

    Assistant Professor, Computer Science

    CAP5771 - Data Mining

    4/14/16 (QM)


  • Jamie Snyder, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice

    CCJ4700 - Research Design in Criminal Justice

    4/7/16 (QM)


  • Jennifer Taylor, LCSW, RPT

    Instructor, Social Work

    SOW 5356 - Play Therapy Theory

    4/4/16 (QM)

  • Joy Valerio-Faessel, Ed.D.

    Instructor, Instructional, Workforce and Applied Tech.

    ECT 4560 - Selection & Guidance for Career & Technical Ed.

    3/29/2016 (QM)

  • Holly Ellis, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor, Instructional, Workforce and Applied Technology

    EME6609 - Principles of Instructional Design

    3/28/16 (QM)


See more QM-Certified Courses here


The AskATC knowledge base has been created to answer your questions about designing, developing, implementing, and teaching online courses. 

eLearning Guide: Visit D2L's Version 10.3 Guide to learn more about tools available for you in eLearning.

Need Help with Your Courses?

Contact Our Instructional Designers: 

Cindy Mersereau:
Phone: 850-474-3291

June Watkins
Phone: 850-474-3165

Sara McCool:
Phone: 850-473-7239

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