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Teggin Summers

Associate Director, ePortfolio Initiatives

Ph.D., English; M.A., English; B.S. Psychology

Teggin Summers received her PhD from the University of Georgia in 2008, specializing in rhetoric and composition, theory, and humanities computing.  Having taught writing, including online courses, over the past eight years, she has a breadth of experience with learning technologies and electronic portfolios, including the wide-scale adoption of ePortfolios across the University of Georgia's First-Year Composition program.  

Dr. Summers currently serves as the Associate Director for ePortfolio Initiatives at Virginia Tech.  In this role, she contributes to the development of ePortfolio-related curriculum for learning, assessment, and professional development, as well as faculty development and training.  Her current research interests include the use the ePortfolios to facilitate learning and assessment in the 21st century and use of ePortfolios in capstone courses.  Dr. Summers’ recent publications include “ePortfolios for Learning, Assessment, and Professional Development” in Critical Design and Effective Tools for eLearning in Higher Education.

In her free time, Teggin and her husband raise their two sons and enjoy taking hikes with the boys and their chocolate lab.

To contact Teggin, use this email link, or call 540-231-0982.