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Thomas J. Tobin

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Center for Teaching, Learning, & Mentoring
State College, Pennsylvania
Thomas J. Tobin helped found the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Teaching, Learning, & Mentoring (CTLM); he is an internationally recognized scholar, author, and speaker on quality in technology-mediated education—especially copyright, teaching evaluation, academic integrity, and accessibility/universal design for learning.
He holds a master’s and Ph.D. in English literature, an information science master’s, and certifications in project management (PMP), online teaching (MOT), Quality Matters (QM), accessibility (CPACC), and academic leadership (Penn State ALA).

Named to Ed Tech Magazine’s 2020 “Dean’s List” of Educational Technology Influencers and honored with the 2022 Wagner Award for Outstanding Leadership in Distance Learning Administration, Tom serves on the editorial boards of InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching and the Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration.

His books include
Evaluating Online Teaching: Implementing Best Practices (2015) with Jean Mandernach and Ann H. Taylor.
The Copyright Ninja (2017).
Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone: Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education (2018) with Kirsten Behling.
Going Alt-Ac: A Guide to Alternative Academic Careers (2020) with Katie Linder and Kevin Kelly.
UDL for FET Practitioners: Implementing Universal Design for Learning in Irish Further Education and Training (2021) with Ann Heelan.

Find him on Twitter @ThomasJTobin, and at http://thomasjtobin.com.