About/CV

My current CV can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/quickaskzoecv

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Short Bio (85 words)

Zoe Fisher is a community college instructional designer at Pierce College in Lakewood, WA. She consults with faculty to develop courses for diverse learners and designs trainings for college employees & staff. From 2012 to 2016, she was a tenured faculty librarian at Pierce, specializing in teaching information literacy, reading, and college success. Zoe regularly writes and presents about pedagogy, student learning assessment, and privacy and ethics in education. You can find her online at http://www.quickaskzoe.com.

Extended Bio (200 words)

Zoe Fisher is an instructional designer at Pierce College where she was a tenured faculty librarian from 2012 to 2016. In her current role, Zoe consults with faculty to develop face-to-face and online learning experiences, and she designs trainings and in-service events for all employees, including faculty and staff. Before becoming an instructional designer, Zoe was an information literacy librarian who specialized in teaching one-shot course-integrated instruction sessions and providing one-on-one research help.

Zoe has significant teaching experience, both face-to-face and online. In addition to her teaching in the library, Zoe has taught credit-bearing courses for Pierce College, Southern Utah University, and Renton Technical College. She enjoys working with adult learners who bring their own lived experiences to the classroom. Her research interests include pedagogy, student learning assessment, information literacy, and privacy and ethics in education.

Zoe received her Master’s degree in Library Science from Emporia State University and her Bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College. In her spare time, she writes memoir, essays, short stories, poetry, and young adult novels. Her first book, Please Don’t Kill the Freshman: A Memoir, was published when she was seventeen years old.