Role: As a Learning Experience Designer (LXD) in the Office of Academic Innovation, Chelsea assists in the creation of online learning experiences for a global audience. Her designs are student-centered and draw upon constructivist and experiential learning theories. Chelsea’s research interests include the intersections of culturally relevant online pedagogy in open spaces, teacher/learner reflection, the conceptualization of educational metaphors, and aesthetic online education.
Experience: Chelsea is an experienced educator and has taught in a variety of settings from K-12 education to doctoral education to informal, non-profit programs. After earning her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from The University of Toledo, she served as an Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction for Concordia University Chicago (CUC) where she developed and taught Masters and Doctoral students online and face-to-face. Her practical instructional design work began following her tenure at CUC as an Instructional Designer at The University of Toledo where she facilitated faculty development, assisted faculty in course design, and conducted research.
University of Toledo, Curriculum and Instruction, Ph.D.
Bowling Green State University, Curriculum and Teaching, M.Ed.
Bowling Green State University, Music Education, B.M.