Brandon C. Taylor is the Sr. Instructional Designer for Columbia College Chicago’s Digital Learning Dept./Columbia College Online. He has over 20 years of experience in instructional design/technology and distance education including PreK-12 education, higher education, corporate/industry, and government/public sectors. Brandon has served as a Dean of Distance Learning, Director of Distance Learning, Assistant Professor, PreK-12 Teacher and as a Systems Engineer. Brandon has lead, designed, developed and taught online, hybrid, and blended courses/programs. Brandon is a Ph.D. Candidate in Instructional Technology at Northern Illinois University and has an M.S. in Instructional Technology from Western Illinois University, a B.S. in Computer Science from Prairie View A&M University, a Master Online Teacher certificate from the University of Illinois’ Illinois Online Network and ISBE Teacher Certification from DePaul University.