Lorraine Storry Mockford is a retired instructional designer with the Nova Scotia Community College, where she worked with faculty across three academic Schools to offer courses and programs using flexible and accessible delivery methods. She was also one of the lead facilitators for the Flexible Learning courses which prepare faculty and staff to design, develop, and facilitate online and blended delivery courses.
Lorraine was with the NSCC for 26 years, and continues as a part-time online instructor. She continues to explore the horizons of online education through community involvement with virtual conferences, including the organizing committee of the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education annual conference (since 2007). Lorraine became involved with the Virtual International Day of the Midwife in 2010, answering a social media call for session facilitators and speaker support.
Lorraine’s interests include open educational resources, social media in education, virtual world applications, and disability supports. She was a Great Teachers Seminar facilitator for more than 10 years. Her personal interests overlap with these, but also include Middle Eastern percussion and dance.