Patricia Merlino is an Adjunct Professor for Arcadia University where she teaches online Instructional Technology Graduate Courses. She holds an M.S. in Instructional Technology from Nova Southeastern University. Patricia specializes in Web 2.0 tools. She is a Middle School Computer Teacher at a private school. She has previously served as a Grant Reviewer for HP Educational Technology Grants, an ETTC Trainer, and has taught elementary grades, Middle School Social Studies, and Special Education. When not immersed in Web 2.0, she writes creative nonfiction and is a published author and photographer in numerous literary magazines.