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
- 500+ online courses created
- Full-service instructional design
- Comprehensive educational technology support
- Multimedia, programing and usability development
- Copyright and accessibility assistance
- Extensive quality assurance services
Carlow's online courses are developed by faculty and instructional designers and learning technology specialists who understand the specific needs of learners in an online environment. Our process in developing quality and engaging online courses can be credited to advanced course planning and settings expectations in the online classroom.
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 runs informal study programs for young children and is
certified by Prepare/Enrich to provide marriage education. 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 work.
Scott started working at Carlow University in November, 2015. As
an 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.
Dr. Jessica Nowacki
Dr. Jessica Nowacki is a Learning Technology Specialist in the
Center for Digital Learning and Innovation. She has a passion for
digital Humanities, and creating user-friendly educational
technology documentation and delivering technology training. In her
spare time, she enjoys reading a good book with a nice cup of tea,
knitting hats and sweaters, and learning how to play fingerstyle
Anna Mihalega provides instructional technology support to the
Carlow community. 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, worked as a digital production library for the
Historic Pittsburgh project, and was a reference and instruction
librarian at area universities.
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 Afolabi Royes is the Dean of Online and Digital
Learning. She is an instructional designer with experience in
corporate and higher education. Rachael leads the Online and
Digital Learning Division at Carlow University, managing programs
and keeping up with trends in the field.