Dr. Laura March (Associate Director of Learning Design) is an instructional designer, educator, researcher, and Tetris player. Her work examines the many connections between creativity, technology, and pedagogy. Prior to joining CNDLS, she worked for Missouri Online, the Carolina Office for Online Learning, American University’s Center for Teaching, Research & Learning, and Penn State’s Teaching & Learning with Technology department.

Laura received a PhD in Information & Library Science from UNC-Chapel Hill, and both a MS in Art Education and a MEd in Instructional Systems from Penn State. She enjoys painting loved ones in the style of famous works of art, playing trivia games, and reading cozy mysteries.