Executive Director, Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center and Chief Online Learning Officer, Northern Illinois University
Jason Rhode is Executive Director of the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center and Chief Online Learning Officer at Northern Illinois University (NIU). In his role he provides leadership on all aspects of faculty development training and support, as well as online and off-campus program development at NIU. Jason holds a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Seattle Pacific University and Ph.D. in Education with a specialization in Instructional Design for Online Learning from Capella University. His research interests focus upon the intersection of faculty development, institutional instructional technology integration and support, distance learning administration, and online teaching best practices.