John Makevich is the Instructional Design Coordinator at College of the Canyons. Mr. Makevich is responsible for distance learning training for faculty and continued research into emerging technologies relevant to education and, in particular, online teaching and learning. John Makevich holds an M.S. degree in Atmospheric Sciences from The University of Arizona and a B.S. degree in Earth Sciences from UCSD. In addition to his instructional design role, he also teaches earth science, geology, meteorology, and oceanography at College of the Canyons.