Senior Instructional Designer,
Penn State University
Catherine Murphy is currently senior instructional designer for the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Penn State. Her main focus is the design and development of online graduate courses offered through the World Campus, but she also works with faculty to incorporate technology and enhance resident instruction based on learning theory such as Universal Design for Learning (UDL). She is passionate about ensuring the accessibility and usability of all instructional content, especially highly technical content in STEM fields. Catherine obtained her Ed. in school counseling and MEd in educational technology from the University of South Carolina.