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Scott Hillstrom

Executive Director of Instructional Design College of Education
Office: Columbia River Campus Phone: 503-280-8122
Education: 
PhD, Instructional Design for Online Learning, Capella University
MA, Educational Technology/Instructional Design, San Diego University
BFA, Visual Communication, Northern Arizona University
Background: 

Scott Hillstrom serves as Executive Director of Instructional Design for Concordia Online Education, and is an Assistant Professor in the College of Education. Scott has worked in learning design for over eighteen years, specializing in adult education, academic and corporate learning, multimedia design and development, educational technology use and integration, assessment and evaluation, online learning communities, problem- and experiential-learning approaches, and instructional project management. He has taught college courses in topics such as:

  • Instructional Design
  • Building Community with Online Learners
  • Mobile Devices as Learning Tools
  • Organizing and Evaluating Learning Projects
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Web 2.0 in eLearning
  • Learning for Multiple Generations
  • Contemporary Issues in Education
  • Educational Research

Scott and his wife, Allison, have been married since 1993 and have two sons, Shawn and Joel. Scott worked in Campus Crusade for Christ for four years, and occasionally serves as a worship leader in his church. He has traveled to countries such as Nicaragua and Costa Rica, helping train campus student-leaders in Christian leadership principles.

Scott enjoys astronomy, photography, videography, historical fiction, and classic rock.

Department: 
Educational Delivery Systems, Concordia Online Education
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