Clinical Associate Professor in the Kinesiology Department, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Rachel Swinford is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Kinesiology Department at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). She is also a Faculty Fellow in the IUPUI Institute for Engaged Learning for both First Year Experience and ePortfolios. Rachel teaches a variety of exercise science courses, leadership and teamwork development, and innovation in leadership. She is the team-lead for a program-level implementation of ePortfolios for all students in kinesiology and leads the IUPUI Faculty Community of Practice on ePortfolios. Rachel is also founder and president of Inspire Team Building and Leadership, which is an organization that helps teams implement strategies to enhance team performance and success.
Areas of Expertise
- program-level ePortfolio implementation
- student voice and choice in ePortfolio platform selection
- innovative reflections in ePortfolios
- ePortfolios in academic advising
- faculty professional development