Northern Illinois University
Sharon E. Smaldino, Ph. D., holds the L. D. and Ruth Morgridge Endowed Chair for Teacher Education in the College of Education at Northern Illinois University (NIU). Dr. Smaldino teaches graduate courses in instructional development, distance education, and professional standards and ethical practice. She focuses on working with faculty and P–12 teachers to integrate technology into the learning process. She is the author of Instructional Technology and Media for Learning.