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Instructional Designer

Jay came to the College of Veterinary Medicine from OSU’s Nisonger Center Transition Services where he served as a technology specialist. At Nisonger, Jay designed, implemented, and co-taught skills training programs using Backward Design processes. He facilitated research and program data operations, developed universally accessible web designs, and trained staff and program participants.

Jay has a Master of Social Work degree from The Ohio State University and is working on a second master’s degree in Learning Technologies. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Ohio Wesleyan University.

Jay is especially interested in the following topics: Universal Design for Learning, affordability and accessibility for all students, as well as innovative and effective integration of technologies in teaching and learning.

Education Resource Specialist

Matt Miller comes to the College of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University’s interdisciplinary Data Analytics undergraduate major where he has served as the program’s Academic Planning Specialist since the curriculum launched in the fall of 2014. In this role Matt helped the university establish a first of its kind undergraduate curriculum focused on the use of Big Data. The major is co-directed by the Department of Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the College of Engineering. Previously, he served as an Academic Counselor in the Fisher College of Business and a Retention Counselor for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Matt received his M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs, with a focus on student learning and development, as well as a B.A. with a major in Criminology, both from The Ohio State University. In addition, he is currently enrolled in the Working Professionals MBA program through the Fisher College of Business.  His professional interests include the integration of technology in education, distance learning, and the use of data driven decision making in higher education.

While Matt will be working very closely with the Stanton Grant project and faculty involved with developing general practitioner curriculum and the pre-clinical skills simulation laboratory.

Instructional Aides Associate

Kate transferred over to the Office of Teaching and Learning from Professional Program Support. Kate is the ExamSoft specialist and works closely with instructors to assist in creating their questions and exams. She will also assist with instructors wishing to integrate TopHat into their classes as well as providing technical support for educational technology in the classroom.



Instructional Designer

Sean joined the College of Veterinary Medicine as an instructional designer in April of 2018. Sean will be working closely with CVM faculty and staff on creating curriculum and learning modules for the new CVM Skills Clinic that will open in August of 2018.

Before coming to the CVM, Sean served as a teacher and curriculum specialist at the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow. At ECOT, Sean implemented backwards design principles in multiple curriculum development projects throughout the school. He also created content for courses that followed Universal Design Learning principles ensuring that all students, regardless of disability or learning preferences, had an opportunity to learn. This included the use of web content, video and interactive learning modules built in Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate.

Sean has a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from the Ohio Dominican University. He also received his Bachelor of Arts degree at the Ohio Dominican University.