Dr. Poklop earned her Ed.D. from Northeastern University. Her doctoral research focused on the design of electronic portfolios to support formative assessment. She has been an active participant in the national e-portfolio professional organization, AAEEBL, since its inception and a frequent speaker at AAEEBL conferences. For the past three years, she has been a member of Cohort VI of the Inter/National Coalition for Research on Electronic Portfolios and has recently completed a three-year study examining the effects of e-portfolios on the teaching of audience in first-year writing courses.
Dr. Poklop served as an instructional designer in Northeastern’s former Educational Technology Center for ten years, most recently focusing on online course design and eportfolios. She was a lecturer in the M.Ed. program in Instructional Design at UMass Boston for 15 years, teaching courses in instructional design, media-based training development, project management and research, and has taught fully online courses since 2003. Prior to working in higher education, Dr. Poklop directed the consulting business of a technical training company.
You can reach Laurie Poklop at email@example.com or by phone at 617.373.7772.