Jerry Gilmere

Jerry Gilmere

Instructional Services Specialist
Email: jerrold-gilmere@uiowa.edu
Phone: 319-384-4808

Jerry has been involved in media services for nearly four decades and instructional media since receiving his MA in Instructional Design and Technology in 1987. He has been a member of the Distance and Online Education Media Team since 2010.

Mark Hamilton

Mark Hamilton

Instructional Services Specialist
Email: mark-hamilton@uiowa.edu
Phone: 319-335-2532

Mark has a B.S. in Technical Communication with a concentration in engineering. Mark’s professional experience includes photography, videography, web development and animation. Mark specializes in post-production content featuring animation, audio enhancements, color grading and keying. Mark also specializes in studio productions featuring the lightboard, live PPT and video/graphic integration and podcasting.

Dave Rubright

Dave Rubright

Instructional Services Specialist
Email: david-rubright@uiowa.edu
Phone: 319-335-1373

Dave holds a MA in Instructional Design and an MFA in Fine Arts  from the University of Iowa. Dave is coordinating the captioning of lecture recordings. Dave’s strength is his background developing interactive media. Dave also knows Photoshop well and has the ability to do a number of things with it.

K. "Fritz" Thompson

K. "Fritz" Thompson 

Instructional Services Specialist
Email: kenneth-d-thompson@uiowa.edu 
Phone: 319-335-2873

Fritz has a background in instructional technologies and media production. Fritz also has experience in developing accessible web content for people with disabilities and holds an MA in Instructional Design and Technology from the University of Iowa. 

Ron Kral

Ron Kral

Director of Instructional Services
Email: ronald-kral@uiowa.edu
Phone: 319-335-0836

Ron Kral is the director of Instructional Services at Distance and Online Education at The University of Iowa, University College. Ron oversees the instructional design and media teams as well as team leader for the Instructional Development (iDev) team.  He has worked for the UI Division of Continuing Education for over 30 years. Ron has a background in media production and holds an MA in Instructional Design and Technology from the University Of Iowa.