Senior Instructional Designer
Unit: Faculty Affairs and Strategic Initiatives
Harrison School of Pharmacy
2222 Walker Building
Auburn, AL 36849
Sylvia Rogers joined the Harrison School of Pharmacy on June 1, 2017 and currently holds the position of Senior Instructional Designer.
In her role, she provides dynamic leadership and direction in all matters related to teaching and learning innovations and instructional quality within the school
During the design of the Practice Ready Curriculum, Rogers held the position of Curriculum Administrator. In that role, she ensured that the learning experiences of the students ran smoothly with the new curriculum. This included creating instructional materials, assessments and any other necessary materials to support the curriculum. She worked with students and faculty on a variety of projects.
Prior to coming to HSOP, Rogers was an assistant professor in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of South Alabama from 2015-17. While working on her Ph.D. at USA from 2010-14, she served as a graduate assistant instructional designer in the department. Before returning to academia, Rogers worked in technical support at Retail Technologies, Inc.
Rogers earned bachelor's degrees from South Alabama in both Russian Language and History (1986) and in Computer Science (2001). She returned to South Alabama to pursue her Ph.D. in Instructional Design, graduating in 2014.
Active in the Association for Educational Communication & Technology (AECT), she currently holds the position of secretary in the Research and Theory Division. In her spare time, Rogers enjys reading, walking, embroidery, pretending to be able to draw and paint.