Leeanne Porta

Leeanne R. Porta, M.M.Ed., Ed.S.

Senior Instructional Tech/Designer - LMS

Pronouns
She/her/hers
Department
Information Technology
Phone
978-934-5631
Fax
978-934-4012
Office
University Crossing, 143
Links
OnceHub

Education

  • Education Specialist’s Degree (Ed.S.) in Curriculum and Instruction with an Instructional Technology emphasis - University of Virginia
  • Masters of Music Education (M.M.Ed.) - Gordon College
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education (B.M.) - Berklee College of Music

Biosketch

Leeanne is a Senior Instructional Technologist/Designer. She assists faculty with the use of Blackboard to determine which tools are appropriate to accomplish course goals and how to use the LMS efficiently. With the other members of her team, she leads workshops and Q&A sessions for faculty members on various academic technologies and Blackboard. She also provides one-on-one academic technology and instructional design consultations for faculty members. Leeanne also manages web resources, knowledge-based articles, and training guides on academic technology for faculty and students.

Leeanne started her career as an elementary school music teacher before transitioning to Instructional Technology/Design in 2017. Prior to working at UMass Lowell, Leeanne worked at Boston University as an Instructional Designer.

If you’re interested in exploring academic technologies or course design, including Blackboard, book an appointment with Leeanne to discuss options. To book an appointment with Leeanne, please go to her profile on OnceHub.