Anthony Wheeler is the Learning Experience Designer and Online Learning Student Peer Mentoring Lead with Lehman College’s Office of Online Education. Anthony is a Doctoral Student of Urban Education + Digital Humanities at The Graduate Center, CUNY. In addition to his role at Lehman College, he serves as a Professional Learning Research and Development Assistant with the Computing-Integrated Teacher Education (CITE) Initiative at CUNY Central and as a member of the CUNY Academic Commons Team. His research focuses on digital pedagogical practices for integrating advanced digital literacies through culturally sustaining methods within education. Specialties: digital humanities, instructional design, digital literacy, open educational resources, culturally sustaining/inclusive teaching, visual design.

Susan Ko is currently Faculty Development Consultant in the Office of Online Education. She creates, manages, and facilitates faculty development offerings for Lehman faculty like the Preparation for Teaching Online and the Open Educational Resources workshop as well as topical webinars and manages the Faculty Mentoring program. She previously served as clinical professor in the history department at Lehman. Susan has been teaching online in the humanities and Asian Studies and has been involved in faculty development for more than twenty years at a variety of institutions and is author of a leading book in the field, Teaching Online: A Practical Guide as well as serving as a book series editor for Routledge.  She holds a doctorate in East Asian Languages and Literatures from Yale University. Specialities: faculty development for online; online and hybrid teaching and learning; pedagogical approaches and research.

Theodore Manning is an Instructional Technologist at the Office of Online Education. They are currently pursuing a Master’s in Digital Humanities at The Graduate Center, CUNY. They hold a BA in Linguistics with a minor in Deaf Studies from Boston University, and have experience in both Information Technology and second language teaching. Their research is in Computational and Corpus Linguistics. Specialties: Linguistics, Information Technology, Digital Humanities practices, language pedagogy.

Polina Kadatska is an instructional designer at the Office of Online Education at Lehman College, CUNY where she works with faculty on designing interactive, student-centered courses. Polina has a broad experience in public and private universities where she has developed online learning initiatives that ensure quality in online courses and programs. Polina received her Ph.D. in Educational/Instructional Technology from University of Missouri – St. Louis. She has always had a passion for education and views it as one of the main contributors to empowerment. Specialties: instructional design, curriculum development, program evaluation, Quality Matters Rubric peer reviewer.