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About CTLE


Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence (CTLE)

OSU-OKC | Academic Affairs
900 N. Portland Avenue, LRC 105
Oklahoma City, OK 73107


Tammara Williams-Dias, Director

Email:; Office: 405.945.9189

Tammara has over 20 years of experience in instructional design, academic technology, online teaching and learning, and faculty development/training in higher education, common schools, and the nonprofit and private sectors. She has been teaching courses in educational psychology, cultural history, and humanities at the college level for over 17 years and has been designing and teaching online undergraduate courses since 2003. She brings a wealth of broad and varied experience providing faculty support via instructional design, multimedia design, assistance with Canvas, Zoom, CidiLabs Design Tools, SoftChalk, online proctoring services (ProctorU, Examity), etc.

Mark Mitchell, Instructional Designer

Mark Mitchell, Instructional Designer

Email:; Office: 405.945.9184

Mark comes to OSU-OKC CTLE with decades of instructional design and academic technology experience in higher education and the private sector. In addition to harnessing a range of digital technologies to enhance instructional effectiveness across the spectrum of delivery methods, Mark provides support to faculty in their use and mastery of Canvas and Zoom. He also teaches philosophy  (OSU-OKC) and pre-collegiate algebra (OU) part-time as an adjunct instructor. He has sung with the Norman Singers since 2013 and enjoys playing piano, guitar, bass, and drums.

Spike Alkire, Digital Media Technologist

Spike Alkire, Digital Media Technologist

Email:; Office: 405.945.9191

Spike brings his many years of video production experience and expertise to OSU-OKC. He has made a wide variety of short films for both entertainment and educational purposes. He has several years of experience as an instructional technologist, and is happy to help faculty with planning and recording instructional videos and adapting course materias into engaging video and multimedia content.