Ms. Michaela Vargas has taught university-level English composition for twelve years at various community colleges and universities around the country. Teaching online since its onset more than eight years ago, she has been on the forefront of new technologies designed to enable virtual learners. In 2005, she was awarded third prize in the California Virtual Campus Best Online Teaching Web Sites Awards.
Besides teaching, she’s worked in the field of instructional design for a variety of technology and education companies, including LeapFrog and McGraw-Hill. She also served as an editor in the online publishing industry for two years, editing marketing strategy reports.