Faculty may contact an Instructional Technology Consultant (ITC) to schedule a personal appointment about the design of curriculum and the use of technology and pedagogy in teaching practice at CSU Chico. 

TLP consultants are all well-versed in supported campus technologies, and also have their own areas of specialization which may fit a particular instructional need you may have. Please see the biographical information below.

Claudine Franquet

Claudine Franquet - IT Consultant
(530) 898-5551

Over 27 years of experience working in Higher Education

M.S. Instructional Technology
B.S. Instructional Technology
Minor in Psychology:Teaching & Learning Theories
Certificate: Recording Engineer & Media Production

Areas of Expertise

  • Curriculum Design & Development
  • LMS Blackboard Learn Support and Development
  • Student Response Systems (Clickers)
  • Google Apps for Education
  • Respondus
  • Social Networking Applications for classroom use
  • Digital Video, Audio, and Photography support and development
  • Support for synchronous and asynchronous instruction
  • Digital storytelling

Available via email or phone for appointments

 Marjorie Shepard

Marjorie Shepard - IT Consultant
(530) 898-3159

B.S. Instructional Technology

Over 20 years of experience in designing, developing, and implementing creative training solutions for both private and public sector.

Areas of Expertise

  • Blackboard Learn
  • Blackboard Collaborate
  • Google Apps for Education
  • Camtasia screen recording/voice-over PowerPoint
  • Respondus
  • Turnitin: Originality Check – GradeMark – PeerMark
  • Curriculum Design & Development
  • Training for groups, or one-on-one consultations

Available via email or phone for appointments, or virtually (via Collaborate, Skype, or Hangouts)

 James Aird

James Aird - IT Consultant
(530) 898-3209

M.A. Education, Curriculum and Instruction
B.S. Biology
Minor in Chemistry

Areas of Expertise

  • Pedagogically driven Curriculum Design and Development
  • Blackboard Learn (esp. Grade Center, Assessments, Discussions, Assignments, Rubrics)
  • Virtual classroom & meeting spaces (Collaborate, Collaborate Ultra, Google Hangouts, Zoom, Skype, Facetime)
  • Google Apps For Education (GAFE) including Docs, Drive, Forms, YouTube, Classroom, Mail, Picasa, Sites and integration into Bb Learn 
  • Support for Chico Distance and Online Education (CDOE blend of face-to-face, synchronous and asynchronous)
  • Voice Thread
  • Virtual Worlds (Second Life, Open Sim and others)
  • Course reviews:  Quality Online Learning and Teaching (QOLT), Rubric for Online Instruction (ROI), Exemplary Online Instruction (EOI), ECP (Bb Exemplary Course Program)
  • Campus Bb Learn Organization support

Available via email, phone, virtually (Collaborate, Hangouts, Skype, Second Life)... and face-to-face for appointments

Christine Sharrio

Christine Sharrio - IT Consultant
(530) 898-5328

M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction, Instructional Technologies
Graduate Certificates: Distance Education, Web Design, FL Virtual Educator
B.S. Public Safety Administration, Emergency Management, Fire Admin.
Adjunct Teaching Experience

Areas of Expertise

  • Curriculum Design & Development
  • Blackboard Learn
  • Blackboard Collaborate
  • Google Apps for Education
  • Media Support (Audio, Video, Graphics, Websites)
  • Camtasia, iMovie, SCORM
  • Publisher to LMS integrations
  • Softchalk authoring tool
  • Affordable Learning Solutions
  • Turnitin: Originality Check, GradeMark, PeerMark
  • Virtual World: Second Life
  • Quality Matters Certified Peer Reviewer
  • QOLT certified
  • Use of resources for and consultations on: best practice, assessments, rubrics, alignment, open educational resources 

Avaliable for consultation by email, phone or by appointment face-to-face (or virtually via Skype, Bb Collaborate)

The nation of Chad, from composite satellite images.

Chad Olson - Lab Manager
(530) 898-5305

B.S. Geology

Areas of Expertise

  • Blackboard Learn
  • Google Apps for Education
  • Multimedia Support (Video editing & posting, Youtube and Kaltura integration, audio, graphics, webdesign)
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Specializing in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • MS Office Suite (Specializing in Word, Excel, and Powerpoint)
  • Social Networking
  • Mac and Windows hardware and software support
  • Social Networking
  • Virtual World (Most)

Available for assistance via walk-in in Meriam Library 003 or by appointment, e-mail, or phone.

Laura Sederberg

Laura Sederberg - Manager of TLP
(530) 898-4326

M.A. Information & Communication Studies/Instructional Technology 
B.A. Physical Education/Social Sciences
Standard Secondary Lifetime Teaching Credential 

20 years working with TLP at CSU Chico

Areas of Expertise

  • Coordinating TLP & Faculty relations (since 1998)
  • Academy e-Learning (since 2008)
  • Rubric for Online Instruction/Exemplary Online Instruction program (since 2003)
  • QOLT – Quality Online Learning and Teaching liaison
  • Affordable Learning Solutions/Open Educational Resources (campus coordinator)
  • CELT Advisory Board/Faculty Development Advisory Board
  • Special Projects and Grants (internal and external)  
  • Department/College presentations and collaborations
  • Relations/Communication with Chairs and Deans

Available by email, phone or by appointment face-to-face (or virtually via Zoom, Bb Collaborate, or FaceTime)