Emily Ravenwood is a Senior Instructional Designer for the Center for Online and Hybrid Learning and Instructional Technologies. Before joining COHLIT’s Office of Instructional Design, she taught for nine years at Wittenberg University, and another eight before that at the Ohio State and Eastern Michigan Universities. Her M.A. and A.B.D. are in Language and Literature, and she has taught writing, business communication, and literature. Her professional research has focused on effective online pedagogy and accessible design, supported by ten years experience as a website designer and programmer. Online, she is an active amateur writer, and has published several novel-length works, a dozen novellas, and several hundred short stories, designed a website for distribution, and produced epub/kindle/pdf versions of all her work.