Toshiyuki (Toshi) Urata, Ed.D.

Senior Instructional Designer
Primary office:
785-864-2607
Budig Hall Room 4


Toshiyuki's (Toshi) work with faculty across campus since 2001 adds a depth of experience to his Ph.D. in instructional design from the University of Pittsburgh. By partnering with faculty on many online, hybrid and web enhanced courses, Toshi’s work as a senior instructional designer in CODL is facilitated by various collaborations such as group workshops, individual sessions, and course redesign consultations.


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