Penn State University
Erin Long is a learning designer at Penn State University’s John A. Dutton e-Education Institute, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, where she supports the development of effective online and blended courses. She works collaboratively with faculty, subject matter experts, and staff to create course experiences that can be taught by different faculty or instructors, and that result in successful student learning outcomes. Erin maintains an in-depth understanding of adult learning theories and instructional design issues related to online teaching, learning, and reflection. She implements best practices in online education, develops project plans, and manages multiple projects and project teams. She regularly uses content management systems and social software to create new opportunities for teaching and learning with technology.