Dr Stephanie Spong is the Director of Teaching Support and Digital Learning at the Center for Teaching and Learning and affiliated faculty with the department of Organization, Information, and Learning Sciences at the University of New Mexico, USA. She earned her PhD in Language and Literature, with a focus on poetry, from the University of New Mexico where she was also a Bilinski Fellow. She has taught college-level student experience courses as well as classes in literature and writing and has worked in educational development in both university and community college settings since 2016. Her co-authored book, Teaching Matters: A Guide for Graduate Students, was published in 2022 by West Virginia University Press. She also has publications in Kairos, Computers and Composition, and Journal of Computing in Higher Education, among others, and was a contributor to Quality Matters’ “Bridge to Design Guide” with respect to culturally responsive course design strategies.