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Center for Learning and Teaching



Phone: 607-777-5040
Office: Library North 1324A

Instructional Designers

EliseElise Cook
Multimedia Developer Assistant / 607-777-6351

Elise is a multimedia developer and has been working in the field for 5 years. She has an MFA from the Academy of Art University specializing in video editing and currently working on a certificate from SUNY Broome in Website Development and Management. She has worked as a multimedia director for a number of small companies, as well as her own catering company Saucy Hog BBQ, generating marketing materials and helping establish branding. At Binghamton University she works alongside the instructional design team in the Center for Learning and Teaching to help develop online courses and materials for faculty.
Andrea MacArgel

Andrea MacArgel
Director of Instructional Design / 607-777-5099

Andrea is a southern transplant, having moved up north from Alabama, where she managed a K-12 tutoring center and worked as an adjunct instructor in College of Education and Professional Studies at Jacksonville State University. Prior to joining the world of higher education in 2008, Andrea taught middle school mathematics in Pell City, Alabama, and Brooklyn, New York. Her current interests include assessment and open educational resources.

Cherie van Putten

Cherie van Putten
Instructional Designer / 607-777-4530

Cherie has been here at Binghamton University since 2000, and in the past, she has worked at the ITS Help Desk and the University Center for Training and Development. She keeps in contact with Binghamton students by teaching for the Fleishman Center's Internship program. She is a member of two SUNY-wide faculty development projects, the Tools of Engagement Project and Quality by Design. She holds a Master of Education in Adult Education degree from Penn State University, and her current interests include: faculty professional development and online teaching and learning.

Steve WeidnerSteve Weidner
Instructional Designer / 607-777-5272

Steve Weidner started working as an instructional designer at Cornell University in 2001, specializing in developing technological solutions to meet instructional needs. His academic background includes curriculum development, computer science, and hospitality management. Steve's current interests include accessibility issues and implementing game design principles in learning.


Last Updated: 2/27/18