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Education in Learning Design and Technology Graduate Program Faculty

Learn from a Distinguished Faculty of Practitioners

Our faculty members are accomplished professionals in the field of education. All have earned doctorate or master's degrees and are real world practitioners. They bring their expertise in content areas and instruction skills to ensure immediate practical application is brought to each course.

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Program Director

  • Program Director

    Nancy Van Erp is a former K-12 teacher who taught and coached at the 5-8 and 7-12 grade levels. She earned a Master of Arts in Learning Technology and has been teaching teachers and working in the online environment for the past 12 years.


  • Adjunct Assistant Professor

    Professor Eisenmann is the Director of Instructional Technology and Media Services at Minnetonka Public Schools for 11 years, where he manages the instructional technology projects, implementations, and staff development related to curriculum and

  • Adjunct Instructor

    Erik Ellingboe is a science teacher and technology integrationist at Cathedral High School in Saint Cloud, Minnesota. Erik received his B.A. from Saint John’s University in 2008 and his M.A.

  • Adjunct Instructor

    Kari Feldhaus has taught high school Spanish for 20 years, where she is currently the lead of the World Languages Department. She lives on a ranch in South Dakota with her family.

  • Adjunct Associate Professor

    Diana Fenton started her career in education as a middle school science teacher. She has worked with K-12 science curriculum alignment initiatives and literacy across all curriculums within her school district.

  • Adjunct Instructor

    Ryan has been teaching English and Journalism at Buffalo High School for the past 15 years. He has extensive experience working with teachers at all levels as a technology integration specialist.

  • Facilitator

    Jen has taught Spanish and Language Arts for the past 25 years. She is currently working as an instructional coach for middle school and high school teachers in the Watertown-Mayer school district.