Dr. Vernon Czelusniak
Doctoral Dissertation Chair, Director- STU Online Professional Development and Associate Professor
PhD Computing Technologies in Education, Nova Southeastern University; MS Adult Education/Human Resources Development, Florida International University, BA Human Resources Administration, St. Leo University
Phone: 305-506-5933
Office: Online

Dr. Vernon (Vern) Czelusniak teaches and researches in Instructional Design and Instructional Technologies. With over twenty-five years of experience developing result-driven curriculum and delivering enthusiastic instruction of technology. Chaired doctoral learners for over fifteen years in Instructional Design and Technology studies. His research interests include instructional design and curriculum development, instructional technology and media tools, instructional strategies, Adult Learning, Theories, Principles and Applications, Administration and Leadership of Distance Education Programs, Assessment and Evaluation in e-Education, Courseware Authoring, Designing Online Instruction, E-Learning Instructional Design Methods, Foundations of Distance Education and Training, Internet and Distance Education Delivery. Some of the courses that he facilitates includes Design of Instructional Media, Project Management for e-Learning, The Delivery of Distance Education, Designing Online Instruction, Administration and Leadership of Distance Learning Programs, Advanced Instructional Design, Storyboarding for Instructional Design, Instructional Technology for Online Learning, Research in Instructional Design and Development, Interface Design, Leadership for Instructional Design, Creating a Culture of Learning, Becoming a Critical Consumer of Action Research and How to become an Action Researcher. He has establishing some very high expectations of students; continuously seeking new ways to enhance instruction and link learning to the global learning community. Deeply committed to changing the lives of learners through the empowerment of effective facilitation methods. Excited to see learners transfer all of the knowledge, skills and abilities gained in the courseroom translated immediately into the employment arena.

  • Czelusniak, V. L. (2015). GED to PHD – Reaching Higher, Westbow Press, ISBN 978-1-4908-6539-3
  • First Prize winner in NECC- Hypermedia/Multimedia Software Development contest with interactive multimedia CBT program – 98