Beth Oyarzun joined UNCC in the Spring of 2017 as a Clinical Assistant Professor and became the program director in the summer of 2018. She teaches fully online courses in Learning, Design and Technology (LDT) and administers the Masters and certificate programs in LDT. She is an active member of the Association for Educational Communications Technology (AECT) and enjoys providing professional development for faculty through the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) at UNCC. Prior to joining UNCC, Beth served as an instructional designer in the higher education environment for more than ten years. As an instructional designer, Beth taught online courses in instructional technology while providing professional development for faculty in online teaching pedagogy. Prior to working in higher education, Beth was a Nationally Board Certified high school mathematics teacher for nine years. .