Department of eLearning
Michael J. Nathanson, Ed.S.
Director of eLearning
Lake Sumter State College
Tracy McCoy – eLearning Manager
Katie Evans – eLearning Instructional Designer
Kyle Cole – eLearning Technician
Tom Fagan – eLearning Technician
eLearning may be defined as all forms of electronically supported systems, devices, processes, applications and media used by faculty, staff or students in the practice of teaching and learning. eLearning is a method of instructional delivery that includes distance learning, classroom technology, learning management systems, Web conferencing and other technology related educational experiences.
The Department of eLearning is driven by student needs, powered by student success and committed to the mission of the College. By adopting nationally established best practices based on data-driven research, we will adopt, encourage and support appropriate learning technologies with a variety of delivery alternatives. We will demonstrate service excellence as we assist faculty and staff in providing a quality learning experience for our students.
- Online (X) : Most work done through college
Blackboard learning system online but possibly up to 20% face-to-face time
required. Syllabus will detail any time required on a campus or in proctored
- Hybrid, Mixed (H) : More than 30%, but less than
79% of work done through college Blackboard learning system online. Syllabus
will detail time required on a campus or in proctored setting.
- Technology Enhanced, Blackboard: On-site
face-to-face instruction in which students are expected to regularly attend
classes and Blackboard is used by itself or with any other technology.
- Face to Face Instruction: Classes that have
required classroom attendance and meets on a regular basis with no online