Staff Bio

Cyndie Mutka McCarley

Instructional Design Specialist

Office: 4943 The Valley Library
Phone: 541-737-2798

Cyndie McCarley is an Instructional Design Specialist with Ecampus, where she helps faculty develop online and hybrid courses, and facilitates online instructor training. Before working at Oregon State, Cyndie worked as a manager for learning technologies and an education designer for blended and online learning, at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia, where she also taught in the School of Education.

Cyndie began her career in higher education 17 years ago at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, in the Office of Learning Technology. Her primary role was to assist instructors in using technology to support their teaching and enhance student learning. Shortly thereafter, she began developing and teaching online courses through the University of Denver.

Cyndie holds an M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction from Northern Illinois University, and a C.A.S. in Educational Organization and Leadership from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She enjoys working collaboratively with faculty to design enriching and engaging online learning experiences. 

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