About

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Laura Pasquini is interested in understanding how learning, technology, and knowledge are woven into professional networks, workplace performance, and our everyday lives.  Her work centers on both the research and design of innovative learning experiences, design-based experiences, and optimal training environments.

Dr. Pasquini’s experiences weave  student support, learning design, teaching, training, and research together. Her professional work expands across disciplines and domains to connect academic advising, instructional design, career mentoring, and online training. Laura cares how we will continue to work, learn, and thrive in our professional and personal lives. As an early career scholar-practitioner, Dr. Pasquini investigates mentoring experiences, networked practices, open, online communities, digital professional identity development, and digital learning environments. She consults with various organizations, educational institutions, non-profit groups, and corporate associations on the stewardship of technology to improve performance, find learning solutions, and develop community culture. You can often find Laura curating a wealth of ideas on Twitter, as @laurapasquini and learning out loud on her podcasts: Learn/Perform Mixtape, BreakDrink,  and #InVinoFab. To gain insights about talent development, learning, and performance, follow and subscribe to the blog section of this website.

Consulting & Speaking Focus: Learning technology, digital learning & development, organizational change management, team/group dynamics, online academic advising and/or student support, career coaching,  curriculum design, social media for learning, mentoring, networked practices, performance assessment/evaluation, and digital storytelling through podcasts, video animations, and blog narratives.

Welcome to techKNOWtools

technē: From the ancient Greek, to describe as art, skill, craft, or even craftiness; ingenuity; manual craft work + logos: word speech or literacy; reason = technology
knowledge: the capacity for understanding; familiarity; awareness of fact; news, notice, information; learning; organized body of acts or teachings.
tool (tol): From old English; n. instrument, implement used in crafts or by laborers; v. to manage skillfully; to work or shape with; to drive a vehicle.

This is a place where Laura Pasquini reflects and shares ideas on how knowledge, technology, and community influence learning & professional development.

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Contact Laura for any requests for consulting, training, speaking opportunities, digital developments, and/or research inquiries via email at: techknowtoolsllc@gmail.com Or you can find a time for us to connect and meet.

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[Disclaimer: The contents of this site represents the personal thoughts, opinions, and research of Laura A. Pasquini PhD, which may or may not represent the opinions of her past, current, or future employers.]

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