Heidi Watson-Held

User Profile Information
Salutation: 
Dr.
First Name: 
Heidi
Last Name: 
Watson-Held
Suffix: 
Ed.D.
Title: 
Instructional Designer
Positon: 
Instructional Designer
Department: 
Online Programs
Role: 
Instructional Designer / Developer
Short Bio: 
Heidi Held, D.Ed., is an Instructional Designer here in eLDIG in the Smeal College of Business s at The Pennsylvania State University. She completed her D.Ed. in Administration and Leadership - Higher Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2012. She received her M.Ed. in Adult Education from Pennsylvania State University in 2004. Heidi also teaches part-time for Purdue University. Heidi enjoys designing courses, creating video shorts, and working on assessments. Heidi's research interests include (1) benchmarking needs of adult students obtaining a Bachelor's degree; (2) student civic engagement; and, (3) understanding the use and effect of prior learning assessment. Heidi has worked for the Pennsylvania State University for over 14 years in program design, development, and delivery in a variety of capacities. When Heidi is not working at Smeal, she is painting, taking care of her family, or writing both fiction and non-fiction.
Online Teaching Experience: 
Intermediate
OLC Professional Development Interests: 
Blended Learning
OLC Professional Development Interests: 
Technologies for Online Learning
Organization Profile Information
Type of organization: 
University
Non-profit
N/A
Does your organization currently offer online programs?: 
Yes
How long have the programs been offered?: 
5 or more years
Delivery method of your online courses: 
100% online
Work Address
City: 
State College
State/Province: 
PA - Pennsylvania
Country: 
United States