LT&ITC Staff

Dr. Tom Brinthaupt

Director of Faculty Development

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Dr. Brinthaupt is a professor in the Department of Psychology. He began serving as LT&ITC Director of Faculty Development in the Fall of 2010. Dr. Brinthaupt received his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1989 and has taught at MTSU since 1990. He has extensive interest and experience in the scholarship of teaching and learning. This includes serving as an Instructional Technology Division Faculty Intern (2005-2006), an LT&ITC Faculty Fellow (2007-2008), a Online Faculty Mentor with the University College (since 2007), and the facilitator for the eLearning Pedagogy Faculty Learning Community. He has been the recipient of numerous awards for teaching and service at MTSU, including the Distinguished Educator Award in Distance Learning (2005), the Outstanding Achievement in Instructional Technology Award (2007 & 2014), the Excellence in Teaching Award from the MTSU chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (2009), the John T. Bragg, Sr. Distinguished Service Award (2006), and the College of Education and Behavioral Science University Community Award (2007). 

Sheila Otto

Director of Teaching Excellence

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Sheila Otto joined the LT&ITC in May 2014. She is also the Director of General Education and an associate professor in the English Department.

Scott Haupt

Instructional Design Specialist

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Scott Haupt joined the LT&ITC in May 2015. He is well versed in both the technical and pedagogical sides of education and brings a wealth of knowledge with him to the position.

Mattie Stremic

Graduate Assistant


Mattie Stremic devotes 20 hours to the center every week. The GA duties include maintaining the website, developing online resources, and setting up workshops and events.