Yaping Gao

Senior Academic Director of Member Services and Partnerships

Quality Matters

US United States

With a doctoral degree in curriculum and instruction and a concentration on instructional design and educational technology, Dr Gao has over 25 years experience in higher education both in China and USA as faculty, instructional designer, LMS manager, and online education administrator. Dr Gao believes quality course and program design supported by research facilitates effective instruction, promotes student engagement and active learning, and lays the foundation for student success. In her current role as Senior Academic Director of Member Services & Partnerships at Quality Matters, Dr Gao oversees member services, external partnerships and international initiatives and collaborations.