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Cara North, M.A., Ph.D. Candidate


Adjunct Graduate Faculty




Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Candidate in Learning Technologies, The Ohio State University
  • M.A. in Workforce Development, The Ohio State University
  • B.A. in Broadcast Journalism, University of Kentucky

Professional Experience

Cara North started as an accidental learning and development professional when she was promoted in a role where she trained quality procedures for new hires in a telecommunications company. After her first role, she’s worked in corporate, higher education, and consulting with organizations such as Amazon, The Ohio State University, and Silfex. She currently is the director of learning and development at Circulo Health. Cara also is the owner of The Learning Camel, a learning and development consulting agency and she facilitates online courses for the Association for Talent and Development (ATD). She also shares her experiences on her YouTube channel, Unfiltered ID.


OPWL 551 Storyboard and Scenario-Based eLearning

Scholarly Activities

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).