Our Teams

Explore the various teams that make up the Center for Distributed Learning. Our teams consist of motivated developers, creators, and dreamers dedicated to exploring new technology to enhance teaching and learning at UCF.

CDL Administration Team

The Administration team is responsible for planning and coordinating administrative procedures within the department.

CDL Executive Team

Kelvin Thompson, Ed.D. Director, Online Design & Development Strategy kelvin@ucf.edu (407) 823-0462 A popular speaker and facilitator, Dr. Kelvin Thompson regularly addresses groups throughout the US on topics related to online/blended learning and educational technology while he serves as the Director of Online Design & Development Strategy for the University of Central Florida’s (UCF) Center …

CDL Graphics Team

CDL Graphics focuses on creating course content graphics and visuals to support online faculty in their teaching and learning.

Instructional Design Team

The Instructional Design Team’s primary function is to promote the quality of online instruction at UCF. This is accomplished by facilitating the design and development of online courses through a combination of face-to-face interaction, just-in-time training, and ongoing professional development.

Instructional Development Team

The Instructional Development (iDev) team develops institutional instructional resources that improve the online learning experience at UCF.

Learning Systems & Technology

The Learning Systems and Technology (LS&T) team creates and maintains several educational web applications for UCF like Obojobo, Materia, and Badges@UCF.

LMS Admin Team

The LMS Administration team is responsible for managing Webcourses@UCF.


The Research Initiative for Teaching Effectiveness (RITE) is dedicated to assessing the impact of instructional technologies on the learning climate of UCF.

Video@CDL Team

Video@CDL is an award-winning production team responsible for maintaining the videos for online classes at UCF.

Webcourses@UCF Support Team

The Webcourses@UCF Support team provides technical support services to online instructors and students by phone, email, and live chat.