Renee M. Cicchino, M.A.

Assistant Director, TLT Center
Teaching Learning and Technology Center

Renee M. Cicchino is the Assistant Director of Instructional Design at Seton Hall University's Teaching, Leaning and Technology Center. Although her primary focus is supporting faculty in the development of online and hybrid courses; she manages special projects and initiatives for the TLT Center. Renee is a Quality Matters Master Reviewer; a graduate of the Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning through Penn State and the Online Learning Consortium and earned a Certificate in Online Teaching through the OLC.

She stays current with online and hybrid course trends by serving as a Mentor in the Online Teaching Certificate Program (OLC) and serves on several external online and hybrid course review committees for Quality Matters. Since 1994, Renee has taught both face-to-face and online courses for the College of Communication and the Arts at Seton Hall and currently teaches Communication Ethics (online). For several years, she taught communication courses (online) for Thomas Edison State College.

In addition to her academic interests, Renee is a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, Emergency First Response Instructor and avid diver. She teaches the scuba diving course through the Department of Educational Studies at Seton Hall University.

"From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free." — Jacques Yves Cousteau, Oceanographer..