Office of Online Education Staff

Headshot Roxanne RussellDirector of Online Education
L. Roxanne Russell

Contact for all department, program and grant-funded project online learning consultations
Contact for HPM online learning consultations

  • Collaborate with departments, faculty, and staff across the school to create, implement, and maintain high-quality online courses and programs 

  • Help develop and implement strategies that are scalable and financially sustainable as the school advances online offerings in both degree and non-degree spaces 

  • Oversee end-to-end online course and program development, the overall implementation, and the day-to-day operations and management of online courses and programs

  • Specialty areas of interest: design-based research, diversity, equity and inclusion in online learning, learning analytics, microcredentials 

  • Tool Specialties: CourseWorks, Zoom and Rise

Instructional Designer
Lauren Kane-Sample

Contact for POPFAM, EPI & EHS faculty and TA online course consultations

  • Manage the design and development of online and/or hybrid courses for new online programs, certificates and ad hoc offerings across a variety of departments and audiences

  • Collaborate closely with faculty and TAs in conjunction with multimedia developers to clearly articulate the goals, assessments, activity paths, learning objects and content for each new course 

  • Identify the pedagogical best practices and supporting educational technologies needed to effectively execute course mission 

  • Oversee end-to-end development of courses during each design cycle.  

  • Specialty areas of interest: digital accessibility, OER (open educational resources), online library resource integration, copyright, and rhetoric and writing instruction and support 

  • Tool Specialties: Rise and Panopto 

Headshot Shwetha BhaskarInstructional Designer
Shwetha Bhaskar

Contact for SMS, BIST faculty and TA online course consultations

  • Enhance asynchronous online content to make it interesting, engaging, and unique using multi-media storytelling with interactive & video lesson production best practices and tools 

  • Collaborate with faculty to understand the vision for each course and work within project scope to create high quality, inclusive and accessible audio, video and interactive lessons 

  • Attribute, tag and archive curated and created multimedia content 

  • Specialty areas of interest: learning tools/platforms and technology vetting, integration and workflows, multimedia storytelling 

  • Tool Specialties: Panopto, Rise and Zoom