Julio Tovar

Julio Tovar

Instructional Technology Coordinator
QM Coordinator
QM Course Review Manager
KLM 257 B
(956) 326-2791

Academic Background

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Southwest Texas State University, 2002
  • Associate’s Degree in MicroComputer Programming, San Antonio College, 1994

Professional Experience

  • Instructional Designer III, Texas A&M International University, 2006-Today
  • Computer Programmer and Database Analyst, Bexar County Information Systems, 1995-2006


  • Quality Matters: Online Facilitator Certification, 2017
  • Quality Matters: Course Review Manager Certification, 2017
  • Quality Matters: Peer Reviewer Course, 2012
  • Certified Distance Educator from Texas A&M University, 2008


  • QM Coordinator Training, Quality Matters
  • Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR), Quality Matters
  • Linking Instructional Materials and Learner Engagement (Standards 4 & 5), Quality Matters
  • Connecting Objectives and Assessments: Proper Alignment (WCCOW), Quality Matters
  • Winter Institute: A Closer Look at Alignment, Quality Matters
  • Assessment Criteria: Clear Instructions (WCACW), Quality Matters
  • Consider Your Instructional Materials: Do I really have to buy the textbook? (WCIMW), Quality Matters
  • Engaging Learning Activities: Increasing Student Interactions (WCLAW), Quality Matters


  • 10 Years of Service at Texas A&M International University, 2016
  • 5 Years of Service at Texas A&M International University, 2011
  • Recipient, Outstanding Employee Service Award at Texas A&M International University, 2010
  • 10 Years of Service at Bexar County Information Systems, 2005
  • 5 Years of Service at Bexar County Information Systems, 2000


  • Member, United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
  • Member, Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA)
  • Member, Texas Distance Learning Association (TxDLA)
  • Member, Quality Matters - Instructional Designers Association (QM IDA)

Office of Information Technology
Instructional Technology & Distance Education Services
Killam Library, Room 259
Phone: (956) 326-2792
Fax: (956) 326-2299
E-mail: elearning@tamiu.edu