Stephanie serves as Senior Instructional Designer for Digital Learning where she brings her science background into online course design. She earned her B.S. in Nutrition Science at the University of Arizona before moving to Boston to complete a Ph.D. in Biochemical and Molecular Nutrition at Tufts University. Upon graduation, Stephanie transitioned into education via a postdoctoral fellowship in curriculum design and evaluation.
Before joining the Digital Learning team, Stephanie was an Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine where she co-directed an online graduate-level program that teaches biomedical science to high school instructors nationwide. She also worked with high school teachers to research how partnerships between instructors and biomedical scientists may improve biology courses and student outcomes.
Outside of the office, Stephanie likes to swim, travel, garden, fix up her house, and explore nature with her husband and her dog named Cheddar.
This blog post will highlight first steps to incorporating research based practices into your course.