Laura A. Pasquini is a Senior Lecturer with the Department of Learning Technologies in the College of Information at the University of North Texas in Denton, TX and former Researcher with The Digital Learning and Social Media Research Group at Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC. As an early career scholar-practitioner, Dr. Pasquini’s teaching and research explore mentoring experiences, networked practices, online communities, digital professional identity development, and collaborative learning environments.
Dr. Pasquini’s research and publications include technology for training, open educational resources, pedagogy models of education with emerging technology, social media policy, talent development, performance innovation, needs assessment/evaluation, and effective implementation of learning design. As an early career scholar-practitioner, Laura’s scholarship examines mentoring experiences, networked practices, online communities of practice, digital professional identity development, and collaborative learning environments for workplace learning and performance.
Laura presents internationally on a variety of trends and issues around learning and performance for both professional associations and higher education institutions. She has delivered educational sessions and research reports for EDUCAUSE, The Online Learning Consortium, Global Community for Academic Advising (NACADA), New Media Consortium, College Student Educators International (ACPA), and higher education institutions and organizations. She consults with various education institutions, non-profit and corporate associations on the stewardship of technology for designing networked learning, improving organizational culture, and enhancing distributed, collective projects.
You can often find Laura sharing stories as a producer and co-host of the BreakDrink and #InVinoFab podcast, while writing about organizational development, technology for learning, knowledge management can be found at https://techknowtools.com/ and on Twitter: @laurapasquini