Director of Curriculum and Instructional Design
Kathleen Stone is Director for Curriculum and Instructional Design in the Center for Distance Learning at SUNY Empire State College. She provides leadership for the Curriculum and Instructional Design (CID) team. The CID team supports faculty in the development, design, and revision of all online courses within the curriculum and supports instructor development and training of over 500 adjunct instructors. In addition to her extensive online instructional design knowledge, Kathleen is one of the original developers of the Open SUNY OER101 course. She has presented at state and national conferences on open educational resources and has been an invited speaker on the topic. Kathleen contributed to the metaliteracy collaborative, focusing on the metaliteracy learning objectives and participating in a live session for the metaliteracy C-MOOC. Her interests include online course completion, accessibility of online courses, social media use in education, and open educational resources.