Dr. Wendy Howard
Wendy joined the Instructional Design team in July 2011 with a diverse background in both corporate training and higher education. In addition to her Doctor of Education degree in Instructional Design & Technology from UCF, Wendy has also earned a BA in Mathematics and Secondary Education and an MA in Corporate Communication & Technology.
Wendy also provides a practitioner’s perspective based on over fifteen years of experience in both design and instruction. Her career began in academia as a Course Director at Full Sail University in the Game Design & Development program and an Adjunct Professor at Rollins College in the Communication and Information Technology departments. She then spent over 8 years growing in the technical training field for multiple software companies and continues to stay active in corporate online training.
Her dissertation research was a formative evaluation of a technology-mediated alternative to traditional study abroad, and her current research agenda is focused on blended learning, online engagement, and collaborative technology for international education.