Rebecca is a Graduate Assistant in the College of Engineering Dean’s Office – Engineering Technology Team. She is a Ph.D. student in Instructional Design and Educational Technology within the School of Education. She holds an MA and Honors BA in History from Brock University in Canada. She recently completed an online BEd. in Adult Education while working for 6 years in the corporate insurance sector. Her research interests include technological innovation use and adoption by instructors in higher education settings and adult literacy. In the community, she is a tutor with the Literacy Volunteers of New River Valley (LVNRV) and is currently designing instructional modules for the Blacksburg Museum & Cultural Foundation (BMCF).