Diane Alberts

Senior Instructional Designer


Diane collaborates with faculty and staff in the design, development, and management of online courses and learning experiences, applying various learning theories, teaching strategies, instructional design models, best practices in online education, and integrating educational technologies to improve teaching effectiveness and student learning experiences. She implements and maintains quality standards across all aspects of the instructional design process.


  • M.S.Ed., Instructional Technology, Northern Illinois University, 1998
  • B.A., Education, Judson College, 1987


The following comments from NIU faculty were shared through NIU Today Applaud a Colleague:

"Having recently developed a course with Diane, I wanted to reach out to note how fabulous it was to work with her. She is considerate, innovative and, most of all, has shown great patience!! It has been a pleasure to work with someone so competent at what they do." (October 25, 2021)

"Diane went above and beyond to bring an online learning module back to life (after Flash was discontinued). Her work on the project was not required but she knew how helpful the outcome would be to faculty, students and to many NIU K-12 educators in our region. Thanks, Diane!" (January 21, 2021)

Diane Alberts


Diane Alberts
Email: dalberts@niu.edu
Phone: 815-753-6874
Office: AC100F

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