Holly Fiock



Holly is an award winning instructional designer who currently works at Purdue University where she provides design, development, revision, and support of online courses.  She works directly with faculty to provide and support pedagogical and instructional design choices within academic credit courses to online students.  In addition to her role as instructional designer, Holly has taught online courses in the Learning Design and Technology program and in the Curriculum and Instruction program in the College of Education at Purdue University.  Previously, she worked as the Online Coordinator for the Learning Design and Technology Online Master’s Program. 

Her research interests include:

  • Online learning and best practices
  • Instructional design implementation and its role in academic settings
  • Perceptions and implementation of peer review in online settings


Holly is currently a doctoral student at Purdue University in Learning Design and Technology with an emphasis on Online Learning.  She received her Masters of Science in Learning Design and Technology in 2015.  She received her Bachelors of Arts in 2010 from Purdue University in Social Studies Education.


2018 – Central Regional Award for Excellence in Instructional Design, UPCEA

2018 – Excellence in Digital Education – Innovative Course Design and Use of Technology, Purdue University

2014 – Outstanding Service Award, Purdue University

2014 – The Barbara Cook Chapter of Mortar Board Rose Award, Purdue University