Changing Learning through Critical Thinking and Technology
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    Projects in instructional design, development of training materials, or development of computer-based training modules for E-learning, video, virtual, blended and classroom environments.

    Relevant experience

    • Ph.D. in instructional media with 30 years experience as an instructional designer in both computer and traditional learning environments.
    • Over 15 years experience as an online education instructional designer and teacher in higher education and business environments.
    • 20 years experience designing, producing and delivering E-learning through learning management systems such as Blackboard, Angel and Moodle.
    • Design, develop and deliver Web 2.0 educational materials using blogs, wikis, podcasts, video podcasts (vodcasts) and other social media. Skilled as an online moderator, manager of virtual interaction and richly collaborative social media environments.
    • Skilled developer and teacher in two-way compressed video environments using h.323, h.320 and Flash formats.
    • Experienced teacher and producer of non-linear digital video using Final Cut Pro and other video editing software, including video capture and editing, creative writing, storyboard creation, audio capture and editing, voiceover recording, slideshows, and support material design.
    • Successful teacher of all levels of computer concepts to introductory, intermediate and advanced audience. Recent courses include using Microsoft Office 2007, cloud computing concepts, information literacy and Web design.

    Technical Skills

    • Software: Adobe Captivate, Presenter, Dreamweaver, Acrobat Professional, MS Office 2007 Professional (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint), Authorware, Fireworks, Flash, Photoshop, Final Cut, iLife ‘09, Audacity, Sound Studio
    • Languages: XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP
    • Social Media: Blogging, Podcasting, Wiki, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, SecondLife, Zoho, and Google Apps
    • Learning Management Systems: Blackboard, Angel, Moodle, Drupal, WordPress, Blogger
    • Operating Systems: Windows Vista, XP, NT, Mac OSX, Linux


    • Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, emphasis in Educational Communications and Technology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    • M.A. in Media Technology and Curriculum Design, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
    • B.A. in Music Performance, trombone emphasis, California State University, Long Beach

    Work History

    Northern New Mexico College

    • Instructional Designer
    • Faculty Development
    • Interim Dean of Education

    Clarity Consultants

    • E-learning instructional designer. Worked with Higher Education client to develop online finance courses in the Angel course management system.

    Blue Ridge Community College

    • Instructional Faculty, Department of Information Systems Technology
    • Duties: Design, deliver and evaluate blended learning for applications and computing concepts using the Blackboard learning management system and MyITLab online training.

    James Madison University

    • Instructional Faculty, School of Media Arts and Design, College of Education, and College of Music
    • Duties: Design, deliver and evaluate graduate and undergraduate online, blended and classroom courses in instructional design, technology and human resource development. Leadership at campus and college level. Taught E-learning and blended courses to classes of up to 320 students.

    Old Dominion University

    • Assistant Professor, Darden School of Education, Dept. of Instructional Technology
    • Duties: Design and develop Masters program in instructional technology. Teach cognition, instructional design, distance learning and other classes to graduate students.

    San Francisco State University

    • Assistant Professor, Department of Instruction Technology and the Department of Administration and Interdisciplinary Studies
    • Duties: Develop and teach graduate courses in educational technology and leadership. Chair campus blue-ribbon committee to plan distance learning effort.

    University of Wisconsin–Madison

    • Associate Lecturer, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
    • Curriculum Consultant and Script Writer, Math in the Middle Project

    Satellite Educational Resource Consortium

    • Design, script and appear in award–winning videos teaching math through music

    Educational Multimedia Consultant

    • Past clients include Apple Computer, IBM, and Kaiser-Permanente Hospital
    • Develop interactive multimedia, hypertext and computer based instruction


    Available upon request