Linda J. Lee is the Director of Instructional Design at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where she leads training and instructional design efforts. An expert in teaching with technology, Linda enjoys helping teaching teams adapt their learning activities and assessments to Wharton’s supported platforms. Linda is also a part-time lecturer for Penn’s School of Liberal and Professional Studies, where she teaches online and face-to-face Folklore courses. She holds a B.A. in English and European Studies from Amherst College, and advanced degrees in folklore from the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Pennsylvania. She is also a frequent collaborator with the Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, where she has given talks on vampire folklore and death in fairy tales, and co-curated exhibits on grotesque bodies in Grimms’ fairy tales and sleep paralysis in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Her academic research focuses on how traditional narratives are transformed in contemporary popular culture, and she has presented on folk tales, fairy tales, and fantastic literature at national and international academic conferences.
Areas of expertise: Instructional design of courses, learning activities, assessments, and grading; training for faculty, TAs, and staff; tool evaluation, testing, and rollout; Canvas LMS; Blueprint courses; Turnitin; and online exams and quizzes.