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Meet the Staff

Dr. Anthony Gould, Director

Dr. Anthony Gould serves as director of the AU TLC.  His research interests include technologies to enhance learning, motivation and affective learning and critical thinking. 


Mr. Douglas McCarty, Instructional Systems Developer

Assists faculty, students, and staff to integrate existing and emerging technologies to enhance learning; plans, designs, develops, and executes developmental instruction; promotes relationship building amongst academic colleagues


Mr. Michael Tate, Writing Center Program Specialist

As the program director for the AU TLC Writing Center he is responsible for outreach efforts and implementation of TLC events, courses and seminars to strengthen and enhance learning experiences; as well as promote relationship building amongst academic colleagues. 


Mr. Michael Labosky, Writing Center Specialist

Mr. Michael Labosky is the Writing Center Specialist in the Writing Commons of the Teaching and Learning Center.  He holds a MA in English from Wake Forest University and a MS in Logistics Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology.  Mr. Labosky is retired from the Air Force where he worked as an Aircraft Maintenance Officer, and he has extensive experience teaching English and tutoring college students in the art and science of writing.


The CAST Team

The Canvas Assistance and Support Team (CAST) are a small group of Canvas experts gathered to help teach AU faculty and staff how use and customize the Canvas LMS for online course delivery. The CAST members offer hands-on learning workshops and lead the monthly Canvas User Group Meeting. To learn more about the workshops and the monthly meetings, please visit the Welcome to Canvas link via the Help Tab in your Global Canvas Navigation Menu. The CAST members are also available to host or conduct in-house Canvas training, which is tailored to your group or school’s individual Canvas needs. To schedule a customized workshop,please contact CAST via our org box (AUCanvasAssist@us.af.mil) or email Kay Kripchak at annette.kripchak.1.ctr@hqau.af.edu. While the CAST members cannot assist with Canvas technical support issues, the team can answer most of your Canvas course build questions and/or help you find the resources you need.


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