Dawn has a B.S. - Computer Information Systems and a M.Ed. in Applied Technology in Education.
Prior to my position as an Instructional Designer at Virginia Tech, I held positions at Jacksonville University (Instrucitonal Designer), Delaware State University (Technical Coordinator), and Delaware Technical Community College (Teaching Resource Center Coordinator). I taught as an adjuct at Wilmington University in Delaware. I have also held positions at Johns Hopkins University and Strayer University in Baltimore, MD.
I am mostly interested in incorporating gamification, simulations and animations in instructional design to encourage interactivity and experiential learning.
Virtual reality applications and games, animals, amusement parks, theater, and music.