Naomi Wahls completed her Masters in Information and Learning Technologies and a second Masters of Spanish. During her Spanish Masters research, she studied video lessons, social media, and game based learning. Her thesis was: “Using Video Lessons and Gaming to Teach Spanish Commands with Participant Interaction in Social Media”. She works at the University of Colorado Boulder at ALTEC as a Teaching and Learning with Technology Consultant and teaches Spanish as a lecturer. She is conducting doctoral research at UC Denver and CU Boulder in Global Online Education with a focus on Intercultural Competency and Virtual Exchanges. She started a small company in 2012: Wahls Instructional Design and is currently designing a MOOC for the School of Education at CU Boulder.