Cara North, PhD Candidate

Cara North

Cara North, PhD Candidate



  • BA University of Kentucky
  • MA The Ohio State University
  • PhD, candidate The Ohio State University, Learning Technologies

Research/Academic Interests

  • Making data-driven decisions


Cara North's work can be found in several journals including:
  • North, C., Shortt, M., Bowman, M. A., & Akinkuolie, B. (2021). How instructional design is operationalized in various industries for job-seeking learning designers: Engaging the Talent Development Capability Model. TechTrends, 65(5), 713-730.
  • Correia, A. P., North, C. A., Korkmaz, C., Simmerman, V., & Wallace, K. B. (2019). Authentic online discussions: A narrative inquiry into sharing leadership and facilitation among teachers and students. International Journal on E-Learning, 18(2), 165-189.
  • North, C. (2018). SHIFT: Learning designers as agents of change. Driving educational change: Innovations in action. PB PressBooks, 38-51.
  • Correia, A. P., North, C. A., Korkmaz, C., Simmerman, V. E., & Wallace, K. A. B. (2018, June). No prior experience necessary: Reflecting on the learning experiences offered by student-created online discussions. In EdMedia+ Innovate Learning (pp. 2205-2218). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Associations/Affiliations/Work History

  • Corporate, higher education, and consulting with organizations such as Amazon, The Ohio State University and Silfex
  • Director of learning and development at Circulo
  • Owner of The Learning Camel
  • Online course facilitator for the Association for Talent and Development (ATD)