Distance Learning Resources
Goucher College's Graduate on-campus and distance learning programs were established in the mid- 1990s. Each program is unique, so technology and training needs vary. The Distance Learning Resources pages provide resources to support you as a student or faculty member in Goucher's distance learning environment.
- Nicole Taylor - Instructional Designer (410-337-6271)
- Brandon Myers - Instructional Designer
- Julie Marciel-Rozzi - Instructional Designer
Nicole Taylor is a proud alumna of Goucher College, where she received her B.A. in Music. Nicole’s background has been split between music, technology and education. She has been in a wide range of roles varying from a sound designer, audio/visual service manager, and lead course management specialist. Before coming to Goucher, she worked for 4 ½ years at Connections Education, where she lead the coordination of thousands of course offerings for over 100 public K-12 virtual schools across the country. She has been an instructional designer with the Welch Center since 2018 and loves the fulfillment that comes with helping faculty create engaging, imaginative online courses.
Brandon Myers, a champion for all students, is an Adjunct Lecturer and Instructional Designer in Goucher College’s Welch Center for Graduate and Professional Studies. He is also an Assistant Professor of Mathematics and serves as the Program Coordinator for Developmental Mathematics Education at Baltimore City Community College. As a program coordinator, Brandon collects data on student success and retention to assess the effectiveness of each of the developmental mathematics courses, faculty, and student services so that data-driven changes are made for continuous improvement.
Brandon is currently pursuing his Doctor of Education degree in Instructional Systems Design and Technology from Sam Houston State University. He has earned a M.S. in Mathematics Education from Towson University and a B.S. in Mathematics with a minor in Secondary Education from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ. He has over 8 years of leadership experience in PK-12 and higher education and holds a teacher certification from the State of Maryland in the area of Secondary Mathematics in grades 7 - 12.
Brandon's research focuses on technology integration to improve instruction and learning, instructor implementation of real-world applications through project-based learning, and instructor effectiveness. As a higher education faculty member, Brandon has been active in the advisement and guidance of students, supervised field-based experiences, served on various committees, developed and taught online, hybrid, and face-to-face undergraduate and graduate math and education courses, and has been involved in the realignment and development of curriculum to meet state and professional standards. His experience also includes conducting professional development seminars for PK-12 and higher education faculty to strengthen student success.
Julie Marciel-Rozzi has been an instructional designer at Goucher College since 2012, collaborating with faculty to design courses with clear learning objectives, high-levels of engagement, and assessments. Julie resides in Goldsboro, North Carolina, where she works full time as the eLearning specialist and coordinator of the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence at Wayne Community College, providing faculty with Moodle technical support, instructional design services, and faculty development opportunities while also providing learner support and training. In 2020, Julie was awarded the Certified Professional in Training and Development certification by the Association for Talent Development.