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William Milheim

William Milheim

Learning Design and Technology
Department of Curriculum & Instruction


Dr. Milheim has worked nearly 30 years in higher education for several different universities including positions as an Instructional Designer, an Academic Administrator, and a tenured Professor. During this time, he published over 50 journal articles and book chapters and an edited book, while making over 100 presentations at regional, national, and international conferences. He has also served as the CEO of a graduate campus and the Director of an academic school where he supervised numerous undergraduate and graduate programs.


B.A. in Psychology, College of Wooster, 1976
M.Ed. in Health Education, Kent State University, 1983
Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, Kent State University, 1988

Select Publications

Kaminski, K., & Milheim, W. D. (2002). Institutional challenges in the creation and delivery of an online degree program. The Technology Source, November/December, 6 pages.

Harvey, D. M., Godshalk, V. M., & Milheim, W. D. (2001). Using cognitive flexibility hypertext to develop sexual harassment cases. Computers in the Schools, 18(1), 213-229.

Osciak, S. Y., & Milheim, W. D. (2001). Multiple intelligences and the design of Web-based instruction. International Journal of Instructional Media, 28(4), 355-361.

Milheim, W. D. (2001). Faculty and administrative strategies for the effective implementation of distance education. British Journal of Educational Technology, 32(5), 535-542.

Kaminski, K., Milheim, W. D., & Rezabek, L. L. (2001). The effect of printing on satisfaction with Web-based instruction. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2(3), 241-246.


Penn State Harrisburg (2005-2014)
Penn State Great Valley (1991-2005)
Bloomsburg University (1989-1991)
Kent State University (1984-1989)