Meet the CIDI Team

The Center for Instructional Design & Innovation (CIDI) is located on the 3rd floor of the Distance Education Building. For more online help resources visit: teach.usu.edu

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Phone Support: (435) 797-9506

  • Dial 1 for CIDI personnel (M-F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
  • Dial 2 for Canvas corporate support line
    (Available 24/7 for USU only)

Email Support: cidi@usu.edu

 

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Drop-In Support: 

Available on a limited basis. Appointments encouraged. 

  • Logan Campus: 
    DE 311 (third floor)
    M-F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • USU Eastern, Price Campus
    Library and Learning Commons, LLC 107

Full-Time Instructional Designers

Our full-time instructional designers can guide and help you in the development of your Canvas course, train you on instructional tools and software, as well as assist you in your overall course delivery. Each college has their own set of instructional designers. If you already know which instructional designer to contact, schedule an appointment with them. To learn which instructional designer is over your college, click on the button below.

 

Gretchen Blackburn

Gretchen Blackburn

Instructional Designer I

Online courses, Canvas

Phone: (435) 797-8918
Office Location: Logan
Schedule an Appointment
Amy Carpenter

Amy Carpenter

Sr. Instructional Designer

Course organization, Canvas, iClicker, and Respondus

Phone: (435) 797-9497
Office Location: Logan
Schedule an Appointment
Neal Legler

Neal Legler

Director

Online, remote, and face-to-face courses; Canvas; Zoom; iClicker; lecture capture; and more

Phone: (435) 797-1903
Office Location: Logan
Schedule an Appointment
Jennifer Paskett

Jennifer Paskett

Instructional Designer II

Online courses, Canvas, graphics, and lecture capture

Phone: (435) 797-6506
Office Location: Logan
Schedule an Appointment
Debbie Pearson

Debbie Pearson

Instructional Designer II

Canvas, Turnitin plagiarism checker, and Respondus

Phone: (435) 613-5716
Office Location: USU Eastern, LLC 107
Schedule an Appointment
Christopher Phillips

Christopher Phillips

Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Coordinator

Accessibility, Canvas, web design, mobile content delivery, and instructional design

Phone: (435) 797-5535
Office Location: Logan
Schedule an Appointment
Elisa Taylor

Elisa Taylor

Sr. Instructional Designer

Online courses, Canvas, effective teaching practices in IVC and online courses, and Respondus

Phone: (435) 797-0645
Office Location: Logan (Brigham City, SLC, Tooele, Unitah Basin)
Schedule an Appointment

Hourly Support

Tina Avery

Tina Avery

CIDI

Office Location: Logan
Deren Bott

Deren Bott

CIDI

Office Location: Logan
Emma Lynn

Emma Lynn

CIDI

Office Location: Logan
Hayden Manning

Hayden Manning

CIDI

Office Location: Logan
Claire Mantz

Claire Mantz

CIDI

Office Location: Logan
Sarah Moser

Sarah Moser

CIDI

Office Location: Logan