Tommy Lister, M.ED. is the Executive Director for the Office of Teaching and Learning at Fuller Theological Seminary and PhD Student at Michigan State University studying Educational Psychology and Educational Technology. He leads the faculty development initiatives, instructional design process, and the distance education programs serving faculty and students in over 100 countries around the world. He also has a background in K-5 teaching and Youth development. His area of focus is on sound pedagogical processes and learner centered teaching approaches. His research is centered on faculty engagement and how it connects with student learning and engagement. His work research also focuses on the range and application of active learning in alternative learning modalities.