Sharon Bothen is an instructional designer for Eastern Kentucky University's Online programs. She joined Eastern Kentucky University e-Campus in 2019 as an instructional designer. Prior to e-Campus, she was an online learning specialist for the Training Resource Center at EKU. In her role as an instructional degner, she works with professors to build exceptional courses for students to have an engadesignerging learning experience and be successful in their studies. Collaboration is a big part of her role and she enjoys getting to learn the expertise of each instructor she works with. Bothen is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University where she majored in network security. She currently lives in Richmond, KY, with her husband and four children. When she is not busy with work you can find her outdoors. She loves to hike with her family, spend time in her backyard shooting bows, go on the zipline, play in the creek, lay in a hammock, or have a bonfire.