Welcome to the Learning, Teaching, and Innovative Technologies Center!

Located in the James E Walker Library, Room 348

Center Staff


Director of Faculty Development

Dr. Tom Brinthaupt is Professor in the Department of Psychology. He began serving as LT&ITC Director of Faculty Development in the Fall of 2010. Dr. Brinthaupt received his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1989 and has taught at MTSU since 1990. He has extensive interest and experience in the scholarship of teaching and learning. This includes serving as an Instructional Technology Division Faculty Intern (2005-2006), an LT&ITC Faculty Fellow (2007-2008), a Online Faculty Mentor with the University College (since 2007), and the facilitator for the eLearning Pedagogy Faculty Learning Community. He has been the recipient of numerous awards for teaching and service at MTSU, including the Distinguished Educator Award in Distance Learning (2005), the Outstanding Achievement in Instructional Technology Award (2007), the Excellence in Teaching Award from the MTSU chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (2009), the John T. Bragg, Sr. Distinguished Service Award (2006), and the College of Education and Behavioral Science University Community Award (2007).

Office: 348C Walker Library
Phone: 615-494-7676
Email: tom.brinthaupt@mtsu.edu

Tom Brinthaupt
Tom Brinthaupt

Director of Teaching Excellence

Sheila Otto joined the LT&ITC in May 2014. She is also the Director of General Education and an associate professor in the English Department.

Office: 348B Walker Library
Phone: 615-494-7671
Email : sheila.otto@mtsu.edu

 Sheila OttoSheila Otto

Graduate Assistant

The LT&ITC Graduate Assistant (GA) devotes 20 hours to the center every week. The GA duties include maintaining the website, developing online resources, and setting up workshops and events. 


Office: 348C Walker Library
Email: ltanditc@mtsu.edu