IMG 2020Joy E. Harris, Ph.D.
Director of Educational Technology

Joy E. Harris, Ph.D. is the Director of Educational Technology at The University of Tampa. Dr. Harris specializes in adult education and educational technology with a focus on feminist epistemology. She has developed and taught numerous  courses including Principles of Learner Motivation, Open Learning Environments in the 21st Century, Theories of Learning and Cognition, Teaching and Learning with Technology, Educational Technology Ethics, Multimedia for Educators, Women and Technology, and First Year Seminar.

Education
University of Missouri - St. Louis, B.A. (summa cum laude)
University of Missouri - St. Louis, M.Ed.
University of Missouri - St. Louis, Ph.D.

"I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy." Rabindranath Tagore

 To reach Dr. Harris call 813-257-6305 or send an email to jharris@ut.edu.

Ray CepkoRay Cepko, M.A.
Educational Technology & Language Lab Support Specialist

Ray Cepko, M.A. is an Educational Technology & Language Lab Support Specialist at The University of Tampa. Mr. Cepko specializes in andragogy and educational technology with a focus on Academic Reading and Writing skills. He has also developed and taught numerous courses for adult second language learners including many English for Academic Purposes courses and First Year Writing courses for native and non-native speakers.

Education
University of Pittsburg, B.A.
University of South Florida, M.A.

"In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins. Not through strength, but through perseverence." H. Jackson Brown

To reach Mr. Cepko call (813) 257-3917 or send an e-mail to rcepko@ut.edu.


Karen Garcia

Karen E. Garcia, M.S.
Instructional Technologist

Karen E. Garcia, M.S. is an Instructional Technologist at The University of Tampa. Ms. Garcia has a passion for design and development in both higher education and corporate training. She seeks the opportunity to enable people to accomplish goals and objectives using available resources to improve learning and performance, and to make learning meaningful.

Education
The University of Tampa, B.S.
The University of Tampa, M.S.

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world". Mahatma Gandhi

To reach Ms. Garcia call (813) 257-8893 or send an e-mail to kegarcia@ut.edu.

 

Susan Lambert

Susan Lambert, M.F.A
Instructional Designer

Susan Lambert is an Instructional Designer at The University of Tampa. Ms. Lambert is passionate about critical pedagogy, active learning and participatory approaches to teaching. As an instructional designer for over 12 years, she has focused on online course development, ePortfolio pedagogy and facilitating faculty teaching seminars. She has taught courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, including Introductory Survey of Art, Digital Literacies, Advanced Sculpture and Media Studies.

Education
University of South Florida, B.A.
Maryland Institute College of Art, M.F.A.

 “When everyone in the classroom, teacher and students, recognizes that they are responsible for creating a learning community together, learning is at its most meaningful and useful.” bell hooks, Teaching Critical Thinking: Practical Wisdom

To reach Ms. Lambert call (813) 257-3906 or send an email to selambert@ut.edu.