Pam joined TN eCampus in May 2017 as a Senior Instructional Designer. Previously, she was Graduate Program Coordinator for the Instructional Design and Technology Program at Midwestern State University, and Chair of the university-wide Learning and Teaching Online committee. Pam earned a Master’s of Political Science at the University of Rhode Island and a Master’s and doctorate in Learning and Teaching at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She has more than 15 years of experience in developing online teaching and learning courses for institutes of higher education, and working with state agencies to develop 3D virtual world simulations for education.
As Senior Instructional Designer, Pam serves as a project lead in the course development and review process, providing instructional design expertise and guidance to faculty in selecting appropriate technologies and applying pedagogical/andragogical best practices and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles. She also collaborates in the development of TN eCampus course development templates and standards, instructional design methodologies, best practices to develop high-quality, engaging, ADA/508 compliant, fully-functional online courses, as well as faculty professional development and performance support materials.