Dr. Terri Gustafson is the Director of Educational Technology & Esports at Northwestern Michigan College. The department provides support for online course development, administrative support for the campus LMS, instructional design and technology professional development, classroom/conference room support, including Active Learning classroom renovations, and video/media services. Terri's research focuses on online and blended learning design and student success strategies for online learning. She has 25 years of experience in distance learning and instructional technology integration and innovation. She is currently a Special Projects Board of Directors member for the Instructional Technology Council and Past President of the Educational Technology Organization of Michigan.
In 2020, Terri and her team received the Team Excellence Award for "modeling Northwestern Michigan College values in daily work, and demonstrating outstanding commitment to the college mission" as a result of their work during the first 6 months of the COVID-19 pandemic to support and train faculty. In 2021, Terri added the responsibility of Esports Director to her position.