Dr. John J. Doherty is the manager of the Instructional Design Group for the e-Learning Center at Northern Arizona University. He consults with faculty on the pedagogical roles and purposes of educational technology, particularly in blended and online learning environments. He also works with faculty on course quality issues, blended learning redesign, and student engagement techniques. He has published and presented in this areas, most recently with the Teaching Professor conferences. He teaches courses on Northern Ireland, Arthurian literature and film in face-to-face, blended, and online formats.