Panel III Members

Assessment and Feedback


Facilitator: Dr. John Merrill


Dr. John Merrill received his PhD in Instructional Design and Technology from the Ohio State University in 1985.  He has an extensive background in public education, corporate training, and contract research.  He is currently Program Manager for the IE program at the Ohio State University.  His current responsibilities include management and assessment of the IE program, including the use of web-based instruments.  He also collaborates with the Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs as well as key faculty, in the establishment of outcome-based assessment processes.


Panel Members: Dr. David Dickinson, Dr. Li Tang


Dr. David Dickinson received his BS in Metallurgical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1967, and a PhD in Welding Metallurgy in 1972.  He has been associated with the Ohio State University since 1972, previously serving as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Department Chairperson in the Welding Engineering Department, before teaching courses ranging from the IE sequence to graduate level courses.


Dr. Li Tang is an Instructional Development Specialist in the Office of Faculty and TA Development at Ohio State University.  She received her PhD in Higher Educational Administration. Her special research interests and consulting areas include: faculty development, instructional development, incorporating instructional technology in teaching, and peer evaluation of teaching.