The instructional design and technology team work with faculty to provide support in the design and development of effective online, blended, and face-to-face courses.

This support includes

  • Facilitation of Introduction to Online (and Blended) Course Design
  • Support for creating an online course, or individual components in an online course
  • Support for designing a course (face-to-face, online, or blended) in Canvas
  • Consultation regarding ways to use various types of technology in your course
  • Facilitation of technology workshops
  • Individual technology support for using Canvas and other instructional technologies

Instructional Design & Instructional Technology Staff Members

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 Daniel Wooddell
 Instructional Technologist
 (513) 745-1901  |  wooddelld@xavier.edu

Daniel Wooddell received his bachelor's degree in management information systems from Wright State University.  Daniel has a strong IT background and a broad skillset with technology, as well as five years of experience in managing an IT department for a successful electronic medical records company.

Daniel is the interface between our team's eLearning projects and the areas of IT he connects with to ensure instructors' strategies for teaching with technology align with IT capability and protocol. He documents and supports educational technology implementation solutions for faculty, courses, and specific learning activities, working collaboratively with our extended IT family.

He is very knowledgeable about the Canvas LMS and is passionate about working with faculty to improve their online courses through technology.


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Jill Segerman, PhD
Manager, ID&T

(513) 745-4299  |  segermanj@xavier.edu

Jill Segerman has a PhD in e-learning and online teaching and has worked as an instructional designer for over 10 years. Jill has experience developing online college level courses as well as e-learning for professional development. Before coming to Xavier Jill worked as an instructional designer for Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center creating professional development for pediatric residents and educational videos and e-learning modules for parents.


Amy Gardner
Instructional Designer

(513) 745-4293  |  gardnera3@xavier.edu

Amy Gardner has worked for over 10 years in higher education with classroom and online teaching experience ranging from 3D modeling software to architectural history.  Amy has worked with developing online college courses for over 7 years.  She completed her Masters in Liberal Studies degree from the University of Toledo in 2015 with a focus on adult learning and instructional design.  Amy is passionate about leveraging her perspective as both an online instructor and an online graduate student to help faculty create courses that are dynamic learning environments.