Ricky Zager

Instructional Designer, Online Learning & Instructional Technology Services


  • Support faculty with online course design.
  • Helping faculty use Canvas more efficiently.
  • Assisting with Quality Matters course certification.


  • M.S. in Education Media Design and Technology
  • B.A. in History

Research Interests

  • Using video more efficiently and effectively in online courses.
  • Creating a personal connection in online courses.

Personal Narrative
I am an Instructional Designer with Online Learning and Instructional Technology Services. Before working at USF, I was with Pinellas County Schools for over 10 years. I taught history for 9 years and the past two years I worked in the Instructional Technology department helping train faculty. I have an M.S. in Education Media Design and Technology and am passionate about helping create a personal connection between professors and students in online courses.

Contact Information

Ricky ZagerInstructional DesignerPhone: (727) 873-4703zager@mail.usf.eduPOY 219D

Last edited on August 11, 2017