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Dr. R.J. Gravel

Business and Career Technologies
Library Technical Assistant Program
Adjunct Instructor


Bachelor of Arts
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
Major: Political Science
Emphasis: Public Administration and Service

Master of Science in Education
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
Major: Instructional Technology
Emphasis: Instructional Design and Development

Doctor of Education
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
Major: Instructional Technology
Dissertation: TPACK Development of In-Service Teachers in PreK-12 Schools


Johnsburg School District 12
Director of Instructional Technology
April, 2010 - Present

St. Bede the Venerable Church
Director of Liturgical Music and Technology Coordinator
August, 2006 - April, 2010

Northern Illinois University
Adjunct Instructor of Instructional Technology
August, 2009 - August, 2014

Waubonsee Community College
Adjunct Instructor of Library Services
January, 2009 - Present


"Stand up for your principles, even if you stand alone" ~ Anonymous

LTA Practicum Resources

  • Student Guidlines (PDF)
    This document will provide students with an understanding of the expectations and requirements for enrollment in LIB250.  This document will also provide local library internship supervisors with a background of the internship experience.
  • Student Profile (Microsoft Word Form)
    Students intending to enroll in LIB250: Library Technical Assistant Practicum, should fill out this student profile form, and submit it via e-mail to the Practicum Coordinator at least two months prior to the term you desire to register.  

  • Suggested Activites for Student Interns (PDF)
    This document categorizes and provides details for a number of activities that students may complete during their practicum experience.  While this list is comprehensive in nature, other activities may be completed by students during the practicum that are not listed within this document.

  • Progress Report for Internship Supervisors (Microsoft Word Form)
    This form should be utilized by local library internship supervisors to evaluate student interns the end of their practicum experience.

LTA Program and Course Descriptions


(815) 385-6916
Sugar Grove Campus
(630) 466-7900 x3728

Office Hours:
Scheduled by appointment.  Please contact Dr. Gravel via e-mail or telephone to schedule an appointment.