CDLI (Center for Digital Learning and Innovation)
Our services and technologies:
Our Center for Digital Learning and Innovation assists with instructional design, learning technologies, multimedia, accessibility, and copyright needs.
- Designing and developing online courses since 1997
- Full-service instructional design
- Comprehensive educational technology support
- Multimedia services
- Copyright and accessibility assistance
- Extensive quality assurance services
Carlow University's online courses are developed by faculty who serve as subject matter experts, and instructional designers who understand the specific needs of learners in a digital environment. Our process in developing quality and engaging learning experiences can be credited to advanced course planning, deep technology skills and continuous iteration for all learning development needs.
Caroline helps support faculty and students in their
use of learning technology, specifically helping faculty prepare their classes
for online use using our technology tools. Caroline earned her MS in Education
in Instructional Technology from Duquesne University. What really drives
Caroline is her dream of helping others understand more - about everything. She
loves her job because it gives her the opportunity to help faculty use the
power of technology to focus their lessons so that students learn better. Her
passion for understanding extends into all areas of her life, as Caroline is
currently enrolled in Carlow's Masters in Professional Counseling program. Her
large family (8 children and even more grandchildren) support Caroline in her
Scott started working at
Carlow University in November, 2015. As a Senior Instructional Designer, he
works with faculty to plan and build new courses, create engaging learning
opportunities, and assist in faculty training for best practices in online education.
As the Workforce Development Coordinator, Scott works in pursuing innovative educational partnerships aimed at
upskilling the region’s workforce.
Dr. Jessica Nowacki
Jessica C. Nowacki, is an Instructional
Designer at Carlow. Jessica received her PhD in English Literature from
Duquesne University in 2009. Since then, she has developed a passion for digital humanities, and creating visually and intellectually stimulating learning
environments. She teaches and tutors skills writing online. In her spare
time, Jessica enjoys endless cups of cinnamon spice tea, knitting, and playing
Anna Mihalega is an instructional designer. She earned a
Bachelor of Arts in history from The College of Wooster, a Master of Arts in
Popular Culture from Bowling Green State University, and a Masters of Library
and Information Sciences from the University of Pittsburgh. Before coming
to Carlow, she had taught undergraduate popular culture courses, had worked on
library digitization projects, and had been a reference and instruction
librarian at area universities. She has worked at Carlow since 2008.
David is an Instructional Designer with CDLI at Carlow
University. He received his Master's in Education from the
University of South Carolina - Aiken and his Bachelor's in
Education from The University of Akron. Currently he develops
courses in Celtic Online, builds Storyline Modules and creates
how to documentation for students and faculty.
Rachael Afolabi Royes
Rachael started working at Carlow University in 2014. She is an instructional designer, user experience and web applications designer, currently serving as the Executive Director for the Center for Digital Learning and Innovation, and the Hub for Workforce Development at Carlow University. Rachael's background is in corporate training in health technologies, telecommunications, manufacturing, business process analysis, and learning development.