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. 

Quality Matters - Recently Certified Courses

  • Dr. Bilal Gonen

    Assistant Professor , Computer Science

    COP2253 - Intro to Java Programming

    1/9/15 (QM)


  • Ms. Penelope Mitchell

    Instructor, GIS

    GIS 4048 - Applications in Geographic Information Science



  • Ms. Valerie George

    Associate Professor, Art

    ARH4710 - History of Photography



  • Ms. Karen Valaitis

    Lecturer, SAHLS

    HSA4431: Business Analysis and Decision Making in Health Care

    11/14/14 (QM)


  • Ms. Amber Bloechle

    Director, Environmental Studies

    GIS4043/L - Introduction to GIS/Lab

    11/5/2014 (QM)_


  • Dr. Carlene S. Thornton

    Adjunct Faculty, Psychology

    CYP4990 - Autism Spectrum Disorders

    10/18/14 (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

Lior Flum:
Phone: 850-473-7239

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