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TLC Team Members

Teaching and Learning Center Team Members
Team Member Role

Johanna Inman,
Inaugural Director

Johanna Inman has been working in the field of educational development since 2008. She has presented extensively at both regional and national conferences on teaching in higher education and is an active member of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network. Inman’s most recent publication includes a chapter in The Learner-Centered Instructional Designer Purposes, Processes, and Practicalities of Creating Online Courses in Higher Education (2020).

In addition to her work in educational development, Inman has 20 years of teaching experience. She has taught a variety of courses including survey, studio, and capstone courses in the visual arts, as well as writing-intensive courses, first-year seminars and general education courses. For the last eight years, she has taught an online graduate seminar on teaching with technology at Temple University. Inman earned an MFA, from Tyler School of Art and an EdD in Higher Education at Temple University.

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Magdalena Mączyńska,
Associate Director

Magdalena Mączyńska is an award-winning academic teacher, with over twenty years of experience in the classroom. She has worked with students at a range of educational institutions, from a large research university to a small liberal arts college to a maximum-security prison. She has helped colleagues develop their teaching craft as faculty peer mentor, writing program director, department chair, and teaching excellence and innovation center director. Her work on pedagogy has been published in Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy and in The Academic’s Handbook. She is an active contributor to the interdisciplinary field of climate education. Dr. Maczynska is particularly interested in helping faculty mitigate educational alienation, foster educational equity, and enjoy their work with students.

Gabriela Constantin-Dureci,
Assistant Director of Online and Digital Pedagogy

Gabriela Constantin-Dureci has been working as a Spanish language instructor for almost ten years, teaching general and specialized language and Linguistics courses at several higher education institutions in the U.S. Northeast. As an educator, she adopts intersectional and critical language pedagogy approaches, and celebrates linguistic diversity in the classroom. In addition to her teaching, she has conducted research on combatting linguistic bias and discrimination in the language classroom that has been presented at national conferences.

Constantin-Dureci earned an MFA in Creative Writing in Spanish from New York University, an MA in Applied Linguistics from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in Spanish/Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition from Rutgers University-New Brunswick.

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Meredith Casino,
Manager of Operations

Meredith Casino, Manager of Operations, is responsible for administrative, financial, personnel, and organizational functions within the Teaching and Learning Center. She provides strategic support in planning, marketing, and implementation of workshops and programs to advance the mission and goals of the center.

Meredith’s previous experience in Higher Education includes running a peer mentor program for STEM students, managing a graduate business program, advising undergraduate students and supporting students facing educational, personal and financial challenges. She received a BA in Psychology from the University of Central Florida and a MS in Higher Education and Student Affairs from West Chester University.

Anthonio Maduadichie,
Multimedia Specialist

Anthonio Maduadichie is a Nigerian Graduate Student at Drexel College of Computer and Informatics, where he is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Computer Science with a specialization in software engineering. His journey in the world of technology began with a stellar academic background, graduating with First Class Honors in Information Science and Media Studies from Pan Atlantic University, Lagos, Nigeria. Anthonio brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, having previously worked in diverse fields: web application development, augmented reality, and media production. His technical skills, with his creative and solution-driven mindset, have set him on a path to make a lasting impact in the realm of technology and media.

At Drexel University, Anthonio is enthusiastic about channeling his innovative spirit into software and media projects at the Teaching and Learning Center. With a commitment to excellence and a passion for pushing the boundaries of possibility in the digital world, Anthonio Maduadichie is poised to make significant contributions to the tech industry and beyond..