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About Monica D.T. Rysavy, Ph.D.

Monica D.T. Rysavy, Ph.D. has 15+ years of experiences in education, teaching students from first grade through college and training adults. In her current role as the Director of Institutional Research & Training for Goldey-Beacom College in Delaware, Monica’s office provides faculty and staff training support by developing new training offerings (asynchronous and synchronous face-to-face and online programs) on a variety of instructional technology, survey research, and data management/interpretation topics.

Monica’s current research agenda focuses on information literacy-related topics, with an emphasis on utilizing best practices of instructional design to create effective online training modules to increase students’ information literacy skills. She frequently presents at conferences, most recently at ALCTS and The Charleston Library Conference.

Prior to joining Goldey-Beacom College, Monica worked with The Pennsylvania State University’s ITS HR team at the State College University Park campus on a variety of instructional design and training projects while completing her Ph.D. in Learning, Design, and Technology.

A former high school Business and Web Design instructor, Monica earned her first doctorate degree, an Ed.D. in Education Leadership from Wilmington University, while leading professional development workshops, providing educational technology building-level support, and serving as the IT Academy Department’s Chairperson.