Sarah Hepler

Manager, Learning Experience Design



  • PhD Instructional Technologies, Georgia State University (In progress)
  • M.S. Instructional Design and Technology, Georgia State University
  • M.S. Information Science, Valdosta State University
  • B.S. Psychology, University of Maryland
  • 13+ years of experience higher education
  • 10+ years of experience in higher education library service, teaching, and programming
  • 4+ years of experience in higher education Freshman Survey course teaching
  • 3+ years of experience in instructional design and ed tech teacher support
  • 2+ years of experience in Freshman Survey course program development and evaluation
  • 1+ year in faculty development administration and training


  • Project and problem based elearning
  • Interactive video-based communication technologies and pedagogy
  • Thematic/customized course design
  • Research-based design and pedagogical innovations
  • Communication and relationship-building pedagogical approaches in online classes


  • Critical approaches to instructional design and technology
  • Democratic instructional design theory and practice
  • The intersection of accountability and multi-level surveillance technologies in higher education online classes

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