Gedeborg, Sam
Instructional Designer II - Teaching and Learning
(Library) FL 416
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Last Updated: 3/17/18 -


  • Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Utah State University, Logan, UT. (expected May 2019)
  • M.E.T., Master of Educational Technology, Boise State University, Boise, ID. (May 2011)
  • B.S., Mathematics, Secondary Education, Boise State University, Boise, ID. (May 2006)

OTL Champion Roles:

  • Hybrid Course Design, Co-Champion
  • Gateway Course Design and Development, Co-Champion

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Certified Membership of Association for Learning Technology (CMALT)
  • Graduate Certificate, School Technology Coordination
  • Idaho Secondary Education Certificate, 6/12 (Mathematics, Business Technology Ed, Networking Technologies, Spanish)

Professional Employment:

  • Instructional Designer, Office of Teaching & Learning (October 2012 - Present)
  • High School Teacher (Math, Computers, Spanish), Victory Charter School, Nampa, ID. (August 2008 - May 2012)
  • Middle School Teacher (Math), West Middle School, Nampa, ID (August 2007 - May 2008)
  • High School Teacher (Math), Borah & Timberline High Schools, Boise, ID (August 2006 - May 2007)

Research Interests:

  • Curriculum design, especially dealing with learning outcomes and creating the learning environment using technology in online and blended modalities, mobile learning, problem-based learning, and game-based learning.
  • Student learning and successful models of teaching in varying delivery modes and enrollment sizes, especially with non-traditional students.
  • Faculty and pre-service training and development, providing teachers tools to improve the quality of teaching and student-centered learning.