Kristen L. Purvis

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Kristen L. Purvis

Instructional Designer

Dr. Joseph B. Oxendine Administrative Building, 355



Kristen joined UNCP in The Office of Online Learning in 2021, after working for the UNC-CH School of Medicine, Meredith College, and NC State University. She holds a Master’s degree from Appalachian State University in Educational Media/Instructional Technology with a concentration in Online Learning & Professional Development, a graduate certificate in New Media Literacies & Global Perspectives, and Bachelor’s degrees from NC State University in Communication Media and Film Studies. While in college, she further developed her lifelong fascination with retro media by volunteering for the A/V Geeks Film Archive in Raleigh and still assists with their screenings whenever possible, usually working as a projectionist for 16mm and 35mm educational films. She is especially interested in digital accessibility, assistive technology, and utilizing multimedia resources to enhance learners’ engagement with online courses.