Emily Baxter

Emily Baxter joined the eLDIG team as an Instructional Designer in June 2019, following 5 1/2 years as a Learning Designer in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. Emily earned her M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Penn State.

In the last 20+ years, Emily has designed instruction for a wide range of learners – from preschoolers through adults – in widely ranging subject areas, from meteorology to music! In her position as an Instructional Designer, Emily enjoys having the opportunity to collaborate with faculty to create meaningful course experiences that utilize best practices in online education. She is particularly passionate about cultivating meaningful engagement and applying learning science research to reinforce retention.

In her spare time, Emily enjoys making music with friends and family and spending time outdoors with her boys