Lead Instructional Designer
Schaub Food Science Building, Room 116E
Area(s) of Expertise
Description of Work
Jessica serves as a Lead Instructional Designer working with Distance Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA) and the Department of Food, Bioprocessing, and Nutrition Sciences (FBNS). In both departments, she provides instructional design and project management knowledge in order to create solutions to instructional challenges. Her position with DELTA allows her to collaborate and work with faculty members, the new media team, and others within the department to design, develop and evaluate innovative online and face-to-face courses. In FBNS, she manages the Instructional Design Assistance Program that she established in Fall 2017. This program provides support to departmental faculty members who desire to create or revise existing courses into blended, hybrid, flipped, or fully online courses. Her work in FBNS creates opportunities to collaborate with faculty, undergraduate and graduate students, and the distance education coordinator to develop engaging and informative courses.
Jessica serves as an adjunct teaching assistant professor within the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development in the College of Education. She typically teaches one class per semester, EAC 582.
- Peer Reviewer Certification through Quality Matters (QM) in December 2020
- Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR) through Quality Matters (QM) in February 2019
- White, J., & Cooke, N. (2019). Lessons learned from flipping a nutrition education service-learning course. OLC Accelerate Conference. Orlando, FL.
- Patel, A., Bramley, H., Qu, J., Xiong, G., Hawaldar, P., White, J., & Cooke, N. (2018). Development of nutrition education for diverse populations course.
Ed.S., Instructional Design & Technology, Keiser University (2016)
Ph.D., Educational Leadership, Keiser University (2014)
M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction, North Carolina State University (2011)
B.S., Business Technology Education, The University of Southern Mississippi (2008)