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 more than 25 years of experience in distance learning and instructional technology integration and innovation. She is the current North Central Region Board of Directors representative for the Instructional Technology Council and Executive Board member 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 resposibility of Esports Director to her position, adding two varsity teams competing in the National Junior College Athletic Association - Esports.