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Meet the Staff


Dodi Hodges, CeTEAL Director

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As Director of CeTEAL Dodi promotes a culture of excellence in teaching and learning at Coastal Carolina University by facilitating the integration of proven pedagogical techniques into the instructional process and encouraging the development of a University-wide community of reflective practitioners.

(843) 349-2321
Kearns Hall, Room 215 D



Jennifer Shinaberger, Asst. Director, Distance Learning and CeTEAL

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Jennifer offers faculty one-on-one and group training as they transform their traditional courses into technology-enhanced and distance learning courses. Please contact her to schedule an appointment.

(843) 349-2737
Kearns Hall, Room 215 E



Tracy Gaskin, Training Coordinator

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Tracy coordinates all training for CeTEAL.

(843) 349-2790
Kearns Hall, Room 215 B



Jean Bennett, Instructional Designer

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Jean offers training and consultation to faculty members through one-on-one and group appointments as they integrate technology into their face-to-face classrooms or as they migrate their content to an online environment. Jean is also a certified Quality Matters peer reviewer.

(843) 349-2481
Kearns Hall, Room 215 A




Gail Sneyers, Administrative Support

Gail provides administrative support to CeTEAL.

(843) 349-2353
Kearns Hall, Room 216




Matthew C. Tyler, Graduate Assistant

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Matthew has earned his Bachelor of Arts in History, Summa Cum Laude, and Master of Arts in Teaching from Coastal Carolina University. He is presently pursuing an Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree in Instructional Technology. As a Graduate Assistant he helps provide training on Moodle, online course design, and the integration of educational technology into face-to-face and online courses.

(843) 349-6627
Kearns Hall, Room 215