Holly Ellis, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor, Instructional, Workforce and Applied Technology
  • 3/28/16 (QM)

Dr. Holly H. Ellis holds a B.A. degree in Elementary Education, a M.Ed. in Educational Training and Management Subspecialty (with an emphasis in Instructional Technology), and Ph.D. in Instructional Design and Development. Dr. Ellis has been working with The University of West Florida (UWF) for 15 years and is ending her fifth year as an assistant professor teaching graduate online courses. As a teaching faculty member, she has taught a variety of courses related to instructional design and instructional technology, including Principles of Instructional Design, Advanced Instructional Design, Instructional Technology for Educational Leaders, Instructional Technology Planning and Change, Evaluation for MSA Professionals, Foundations of Instructional Technology, Instructional Management and Technology, Instructional Design for Human Performance Technology, and Technology for Leaders.  Prior to beginning her tenure as a teaching faculty member, Dr. Ellis served UWF in various instructional and leadership roles. She served as the project manager for the STEPS grant at the Panhandle Area Center for Educational Enhancement. She was both the Organizational Liaison and Client Advocacy Coordinator and the Coordinator of Product Development and Support at the Office of Educator Performance, and she served first as an instructional designer and then as the assistant director at the Institute for Innovative Community Learning. She has also taught as an instructor in the TeacherReady® alternative certification program.  She has presented at numerous state, national, and international conferences, has published articles in professional journals, and has been invited to include one of her publications in a series on high quality research related to psychology.

This is Holly's second course to receive QM recognition.