Ann Adamcik is a software engineer with over 18 years of experience in software development, user-interface design, and web technologies. Her responsibilities with the ITRC include implementation, support and customization of ISU's Learning Management System.
Ann received a B.S. in Computer Science from Sonoma State University in California. She spent several years with Sun Microsystems developing desktop applications and contributing to the Mozilla Open Source project before relocating to Idaho and establishing a freelance business, IndigoPear Web Development. Ann is a champion for both the Open Source software model and Standards-driven web development.
Lori Austill, M.S.Ed.
Senior Instructional Technologist
Lori Austill works with the ITRC team to encourage faculty to try new tools and to support their teaching goals. She assists educators with weaving sound technology and educational principles into their online course materials. Lori also teaches workshops, writes a bi-monthly blog on educational technologies, and researches and shares current technologies and teaching methods with the faculty and staff at ISU. In addition to her full-time responsibilities, Lori teaches several College Learning Strategies courses for ISU as an adjunct instructor and facilitates online workshops for Quality Matters.
Lori’s education includes an A.S. in office management from Northwest College, a B.S.L.S. in mass communication and public relations from Montana State University, and an M.S.Ed. in Instructional Technology from the University of Wyoming. She is currently working toward her doctorate in Adult and Postsecondary Education Leadership.
Lori believes that we never stop learning and that teaching people how to use technology is secondary to instilling in them a love for learning and the self-confidence to overcome whatever obstacle may come their way in their quest for knowledge and in living life to its fullest potential.
Mark Cooper, M.B.A
Mark Cooper is an Instructional Technologist who works with faculty to create new online courses and improve upon existing online courses. He has over 14 years of professional work experience as an instructional designer, eLearning developer, and organizational development consultant in the corporate sector and a deep passion for learning and development and principles of instructional design.
Mark’s education includes a B.S. in Marketing and an M.B.A. with a focus in Information Technology and Organizational Development from Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is currently working towards earning a Certified Peer Reviewer designation through Quality Matters.
Senior Software/Hardware Instructional Technologist
Lou provides technical support for the PC's software and associated peripherals in the ITRC, Media Center, and Library Computer Lab. In addition, he tries to examine new technological trends and products for applicability in the Tech Center. Lou's experience is in the corporate/government workplace, providing comprehensive customer support directly to the end-user.
Sacha Johnson, M.Ed.
Senior Instructional Technologist
Sacha is excited to be part of the ITRC team and to support ISU faculty as they design and develop multimedia materials and select instructional technology-oriented tools. Prior to coming to the ITRC, Sacha worked as an Instructional Technologist for ISU’s Department of Biological Sciences.
Sacha earned a B.A. in Mass Communication, an M.Ed. in Instructional Technology, and is currently working on an Instructional Design doctorate. Her research and instructional interests include self-directed and scenario-based learning, learner motivation, adaptive instruction, and virtual laboratory simulations. She is passionate about helping faculty use technology to create authentic and meaningful online learning experiences that foster student learning.
Lisa Kidder, Ph.D.
Senior Instructional Technologist
Lisa Kidder works with the ITRC team in supporting online course delivery systems. She has over 12 years experience in education and over 10 years integrating technology in education.
Lisa's education includes a B.A. in French and Chemistry Education from Brigham Young University, a M.A. in Educational Technology from Pepperdine University, and a Ph.D. in Instructional Design from Idaho State University. She is constantly learning and looking for ways to improve teaching and incorporate technology.
Prior to coming to the ITRC Lisa taught a variety of subjects in K-12 schools; supported faculty in incorporating technology; and spent several years teaching and supporting teacher candidates at Loyola Marymount University. Her love of teaching and learning along with varied subject interests helps her to match content with delivery.
Lance Roe is an Instructional Technologist who manages the front lab and student employees. He assists faculty with Moodle and other technology tools like PowerPoint and Zoom. He enjoys learning about new technology and helping faculty leverage technology in their teaching and learning environments. Lance worked as a student employee at the ITRC assisting faculty before being hired as an Instructional Technologist. He holds a bachelors in workplace training and leadership from Idaho State University.
Instructional Technology Consultant
Michael Spall, Instructional Technology Consultant, is responsible for design, development, and production of curricular materials to support ISU faculty and staff. He has helped to maintain the LMS and other ITRC servers. Through his work in support of the initial pilot of ISU eLearning, Michael has become actively involved in the Moodle community, helping resolve issues and contributing code. He also helps train faculty and staff in the use of educational technology and best practices in the delivery of online content. Supervising student staff working in the ITRC front lab is another responsibility.
Before coming to the ITRC, Michael worked for American Falls School District, teaching math and computer classes for fourth through twelfth grade and managing a computer lab. He also supported faculty in the use of course management and other software. His background is in math and microbiology and he maintains a continuing interest in science and scientific computing.
Randy Stamm, Ed.D.
Office: ISU-Meridian Health Science Center
Randy Stamm provides leadership and direction for web-based distance education efforts at Idaho State University (ISU). Since 1997, he has supported faculty with graphic design, instructional design, and web-based technology. He received an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership - Higher Education Administration, M.Ed. in Instructional Technology, a B.A. in Mass Communication, and A.A.S. in Graphic Design/Commercial Art.
Daphne ChingYu Tseng as an Instructional Technologist is responsible for supporting faculty to create and develop online courses. She assists faculty with Moodle setup and instructional design technology methods. She enjoys learning about new technology and exploring the unlimited possibility for online teaching and learning environment. Daphne holds M.L.I.S and M.S. from Emporia State University, and currently she is working on her dissertation for Learning Technology field. Her research interests include: learning theories, enhancing the experience and quality of online learning environment, workplace training and instructional technologies.
Pocatello, ID 83209-8064
Fall/Spring Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Extended Hours (Limited Support): Monday - Thursday 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.