Dr. Linda S. Futch is a Department Head for the Center for Distributed Learning at the University of Central Florida. Her duties cover instructional design, support for online courses and the learning management system. Linda has been instrumental in guiding faculty development for online courses and developing systems to support faculty and students. She has developed curriculum and delivered instruction in business, high school, community college, and higher education. For her doctoral dissertation, Linda studied blended learning at a metropolitan university.