UToledo Online

About UToledo Online

As an essential division of University College, UToledo Online supports online and blended teaching and learning across the UToledo community. Our team is composed of instructional designers, educational technologists, multimedia designers, help desk staff and system administrators. Together, we are committed to help instructors and students achieve the best teaching and learning experience.

MISSION STATEMENT
UToledo Online provides leading-edge technologies, innovative pedagogies, and faculty and student support to help create inventive, engaging, and effective environments where learners can succeed.

VISION STATEMENT
UToledo Online will lead The University of Toledo community in providing the most innovative, engaging, and collaborative learning experiences in the world.

CORE VALUES
Respect — Collaboration — Excellence — Teamwork — Trust


Mailing Address
Mail Stop 345
The University of Toledo
Toledo, OH 43606-3390

Office Location
Rocket Hall 1319

justin ballard Justin Ballard
Director of UToledo Online
justin.ballard@utoledo.edu
419.530.4007
gleckler Melissa Gleckler, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Help Desk and Educational Technology Support
Melissa.Gleckler@utoledo.edu
419.530.4349
mingli Mingli Xiao, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Instructional Design and Development
mingli.xiao@utoledo.edu
419.530.4390
lei song Lei Song, Ph.D.
Instructional Designer and Assistive Technology Specialist
lei.song2@utoledo.edu
419.530.2149
rachel barnes Rachel Barnes
Lead Instructional Designer and Coordinator for Quality Assurance
rachel.barnes@utoledo.edu
419.530.2332
douglas

Michael Douglas
Instructional Designer
michael.douglas2@UToledo.Edu
419.530.4384

sylvia suh Sylvia Suh, Ph.D.
Instructional Designer
sylvia.suh@utoledo.edu
419.530.4016
Michelle Walker Michelle Walker, Ed.D.
Instructional Designer
michelle.walker@utoledo.edu
419.530.4083
robert nix Robert Nix
Multimedia Designer
robert.nix@utoledo.edu
419.530.4378
Photo Not Available Kathleen Czechowski
Lead Help Desk Coordinator
kathleen.czechowski@utoledo.edu
419.530.8835
 jensen Karen Jensen, B.A.
Lead Help Desk Coordinator
karen.jensen@utoledo.edu
419.530.3061
tony Tony Walters
Educational Technologist
anthony.walters@utoledo.edu
419.530.2328
Photo Not Available Shagufta Sami
Educational Technologist
shagufta.sami@utoledo.edu
419.530.4170
Photo Not Available Dianne Wells
Educational Technologist
dianne.wells@utoledo.edu
419.530.4010
tim godfrey Tim Godfrey
Systems Administrator - Unix/Linux
tim.godfrey@utoledo.edu
419.530.2591
denis logan Denis Logan
Network Architect
denis.logan@utoledo.edu
419.530.4024
Thomas Atwood Thomas Atwood
Associate Dean
University Libraries
 Patricia Case Patricia Case
Associate Professor, Sociology 
Associate Dean, Arts & Letters
 Hamoun Delaviz Hamoun Delaviz
Assistant Professor
Medical Education
Llew Gibbons  Llewellyn Gibbons
Professor
Law
Kevin Gibbs  Kevin Gibbs
Associate Lecturer
Mathematics
Selina Griswold  Selina Griswold
Associate Professor
Management
  Mary Humphrys
Associate Professor
Business Technology
Ruthie Kucharewski  Ruthie Kucharewski
Chair, School of Exercise & Rehabilitation Sciences
Professor, Recreation Therapy
Director, National Youth Sports Program (NYSP)
Susan Pocotte  Susan Pocotte
Associate Dean & Professor
College of Nursing
 Colleen Quinlan Colleen Quinlan
Associate Professor
Nursing
Victoria Steiner  Victoria Steiner
Associate Professor, School of Public Health
Assistant Director, Center for Successful Aging
Nicole Stotz  Nicole Stotz
Assistant Professor
School of Exercise & Rehabilitation Sciences
Berhane Teclehaimanot  Berhane Teclehaimanot
Professor
Curriculum & Instruction
Kasey Tucker Gail  Kasey Tucker Gail
Associate Professor
Criminal Justice
Jerry Van Hoy  Jerry Van Hoy
Associate Professor, Sociology
Co-Director, Law & Social Thought
Director, Master of Liberal Studies
Bobbi Vaughan  Bobbi Vaughan
Director
Center for Creative Instruction
Hong Wang  Hong Wang
Associate Professor
Engineering Technology

ANNUAL AWARDS

UToledo Online is proud to recognize faculty and staff who bring the University’s mission to life.

DiAnne M. Masztak Award

The DiAnne M. Masztak Award is bestowed annually to an individual in the greater University community that has supported online learning and educational technology in a distinguished fashion. The recipient also goes above and  beyond his/her own responsibilities to provide exemplary service to students, faculty, and The University of Toledo community.

Year

Recipient

2014

David Meabon

2015

Ruthie Kucharewski

2016

Mona Dokurno

2017

Barbara Saltzman

2018

Julie Quinonez

2019

Karen Jensen

Ella Fridman Award

The Ella Fridman Award is bestowed annually upon aninstructor at The University of Toledo for exhibiting pedagogically-sound and student-centered instruction in an online course.

Year

Recipient

2014

Kevin Gibbs

2015

Barbara Mauter

2016

Rebecca Schneider

2017

Colleen Quinlan

2018

Bonnie Berry

2019

Marie Janes & Nilgun Sezginis

Dennis S. Lettman Award

The Dennis S. Lettman Award is bestowed annually to an individual in the greater University community who has shown consummate dedication to University College students. This person has demonstrated a student-centered approach to their profession by aiding in student retention efforts, helping students gain access to necessary resources, and by showing innovation in their work.

Year

Recipient

2016

Haraz Ghanbari

2017

Kim Pollauf

2018

Aimee Mendelsohn

2019

Claire Stuve

UT Online Award

The annual UT Online Award is bestowed upon an employee of UT Online for exhibiting exemplary dedication to their work and for serving members of The University of Toledo.

Year

Recipient

2014

Justin Ballard

2015

Phoebe Ballard

2016

Claire Stuve

2017

Mingli Xiao

2018

Adam Berger

2019

Jeff Perry

STAFF ACHIEVEMENTS

In addition to our annual UToledo Online awards, we are home to national and university award-winning staff!

UToledo Outstanding University Woman Award
About this Award

Year

Recipient

More Information

2012

Barbara Kopp Miller

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2018

Melissa Gleckler

UT News Article

UToledo Excellence in Assessment Award

About this Award

Year

Recipient

More Information

2014-2015

Instructional Design and Development Department

2014-2015 Award Details

2016-2017

UToledo Online

2016-2017 Award Details

Blackboard Exemplary Course Award

About this Award

Year

Recipient

Course

More Information

2013

Phoebe Ballard,
Seder Burns

ART 1070: Fundamentals of Digital Media

 

UT News Article

2014

Phoebe Ballard,
Mingli Xiao

UTLV 1000: Online Teaching Certificate

UT News Article

2018

Claire Stuve

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Training

UT News Article

2020

Debra Boardley, Claire Stuve

PUBH 6520/HEAL 8520:

Public Health Nutrition

UT News Article

2020

Melissa Gleckler

COMM 4340: Visual Communication II

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Other Awards

Year

Award

Recipient

More Information

2017

Blackboard Catalyst Award for Inclusive Education

Claire Stuve

UT News Article

MEMBERSHIPS

UToledo Online is proud to be a member of the following organizations:

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Last Updated: 6/27/22