Evan Straub

Learning Experience Designer

Role: Evan works with faculty, staff and students to integrate gameful pedagogies into teaching and learning. Her work bridges theory to practice by bringing together pedagogy to real world teaching applications. Supporting her work is Evan's research in teacher education, innovation adoption and understanding the role of motivation and affect in learning and learning technologies.

Experience: Prior to joining the Academic Innovation team, Evan worked for the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices where she worked with states to help adopt educational technologies and build a more robust internet infrastructure for schools. Evan’s history with education innovation started at the Ohio State University where she worked with faculty to support educational technology and has consulted in program evaluation, technical writing and data visualization.


Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University
Master of Arts, Ohio State University
Bachelor of Science, Bowling Green State University