Dr. Thomas Cavanagh is the Vice Provost for Digital Learning at UCF. In this role, he oversees the distance learning strategy, policies, and practices of one of the nation’s largest universities. Dr. Cavanagh is also an award-winning instructional designer, program manager, and administrator. His experience has earned him positions on a number of state and national online learning boards and made him a frequent presenter at industry conferences. His research interests include e-learning, technical communication, and the societal influence of technology on education, training, culture, and commerce.