Dr. Laurie L. Poklop

Dr. Laurie PoklopDr. 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 l.poklop@neu.edu or by phone at 617.373.7772.