Britni Brown O’Donnell is an Instructional Design and Technology student at Virginia Tech, intending to graduate as an Education Specialist in May 2017. Her background is in animal and poultry sciences. Since switching fields, she has become an avid pedagogy enthusiast whose academic and scholarly interests include practicing critical instructional design, and understanding and applying concepts of personal epistemology. Her educational concerns are with putting power in the hands of the learners, developing a more critical and questioning society, and situating learning in rich contextual environments. She blogs about academia at http://life-is-learning.britnibrownodonnell.com/ and her experiences with chronic illness at https://bestliaryouknow.wordpress.com/. She can be found tweeting frequently, at @bmbod.