Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Yvonne Earnshaw is an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator in the Instructional Design and Development program. She received a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Learning Systems from Florida State University, an M.A.Ed. in Instructional Technology from Virginia Tech, and an M.A. in Technical Writing from Portland State University.

    In addition to her academic experience, Dr. Earnshaw has over 20 years of professional experience in technical writing, instructional design, and usability consulting, and has worked for several major national and global corporations including Intel, IBM, Cisco, and Nike. Her practitioner experience helps guide her research and teaching philosophies.

    Dr. Earnshaw has been an active member of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) since 2010. She received a 2016 AECT Cochran Leadership Intern Award and an Early Career award in 2019.
  • Research Overview

  • Dr. Earnshaw's research interests are in online learning, learner and user experience, service-based learning, and workplace preparation. She has presented her research nationally and internationally and has published several peer-review journal articles and book chapters. Her most recent work was an edited book on Learner and User Experience Research: An Introduction for the Field of Instructional Design and Technology.
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Educational / Instructional Media Design, Florida State University 2014
  • Master of Education in Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 2003
  • Master of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, Portland State University 2001
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, Portland State University 1999
  • Full Name

  • Yvonne Earnshaw