Who We Are

ATL brings together Faculty Development, Online Education, Student Learning Outcomes Assessment and Accreditation, the Academic Testing Center, and URI Online. These groups work independently and collaboratively to advance the mission of ATL. Depending on your teaching and learning needs, meet with one or multiple groups combined. Each member of the ATL team is also available for one-on-one consultation.

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ATL Team

Director’s Office

Interim Director

Tyler Hall

401.874.4809kmtorrens@uri.edu

Administrative Assistant II

Tyler Hall

401.874.4274lisa_heidenthal@uri.edu

Online Education

We offer training and support for faculty designing and teaching online and blended courses, including workshops in Online Pedagogy and Blended Instruction, as well as individual consultations in instructional design.

Assistant Director

Tyler Hall

401.874.5636joannahportman@uri.edu

Graduate Assistant

Tyler Hall

katie_paparelli@uri.edu

Graduate Assistant

Tyler Hall

hpomerantz@uri.edu

Outcomes Assessment

We promote student success, improved learning, and continuous program improvement through program-level outcomes assessment and curricular innovation. Contact us at assess@uri.edu.

Assistant Director

Tyler Hall

401.874.9503efinan@uri.edu

Program Evaluation and Assessment Specialist

Tyler Hall

401.874.9127atopper@uri.edu

Graduate Assistant

Tyler Hall

assess@uri.edu

Graduate Assessment Coordinator

Tyler Hall

assess_grad@etal.uri.edu

Faculty Development

We help faculty create high quality learning experiences, reflect critically on teaching practice, and adapt evidence-based teaching strategies to enhance learning for all students. Contact us at teach@uri.edu.

Associate Director

Tyler Hall 205

401.874.5331todd_dresser@uri.edu

URI Online

URI Online administers URI’s entirely online programs.

Director, URI Online

Tyler Hall

401.874.4379jfirtell@uri.edu

Manager, Student Contact Support Center

401.874.4067jmcweeney7@uri.edu

Instructional Design Specialist

kellyball@uri.edu

Instructional Design Specialist

Tyler Hall

jnagelhout@uri.edu

Graduate Assistant

kbellnier@uri.edu

Specialist, Recruitment and Student Support

401.284.7689leia.bowman@uri.edu

Instructional Designer

sasha_crowley@uri.edu

Specialist, Recruitment and Student Support

401.237.0009melissa.franco@uri.edu

Specialist, Recruitment and Student Support

401.379.4959davidgui@uri.edu

Specialist, Recruitment and Student Support

401.326.2411‬amanda.nash@uri.edu

Specialist, Recruitment and Student Support

401.552.3703jessica_spragg@uri.edu

Academic Testing Center

The URI Academic Testing Center proctors assessments for students whose faculty request support with ADAAA/504 exam accommodations and University approved excused absences. Under the umbrella of the ATL, the Academic Testing Center also partners faculty to support and sustain inclusive teaching and learning practices in their courses by offering a dedicated facility that administers student examinations.

Assistant Director

lmacaruso@uri.edu