Resume

iDesignEDU
Learning Architect, Sep 2014-Present
Dallas, TX (telecommute)

  • Create online or hybrid courses, working closely with faculty to gather and refine course content based on instructional design best practices.
  • Consult on and edit instructional videos.

SkyePack
Senior Instructional Designer, March 2014-Present
West Lafayette, IN (telecommute)

  • Work with faculty to create and revise online textbooks.
  • Record, edit, and produce online instructional videos.
  • Consult with faculty on best practices and instructional design.

Boise State University, Albertsons Library
Instructional Designer, March 2012 – Sep 2014
Boise, ID

  • Conceptualize, develop, and produce instructional videos for Albertsons Library, working with content experts for content. Focus on making videos short and humorous.
  • Move content from face-to-face courses to online environment.
  • Consult on online course development for concurrent enrollment students.

Instructional Design, Multimedia, and Digital Literacy Consultant, August 2002-Present

  • Independent technology training and content development including:
    • Web development for Purdue faculty, staff, and other independent parties
    • Web consulting
    • Dreamweaver training
    • Tutorial script development
  • Clients include Maestro, Inc., Indiana Department of Education (Family and Consumer Science), St. Thomas Catholic Church.

Purdue University, Information Technology
Senior Educational Technologist, October 2009 – Feb 2012
West Lafayette, IN

  • Coordinate implementation of new innovative technology into large lecture classroom (Hotseat)
    • Work with developers, contribute to tool expectations and feature deployment and support
    • Work with faculty, advising on best practices, observing class and collecting data on tool improvement
    • Conduct research, and present data on effectiveness of tool
  • Design and implement course redesign program
    • Program designed to improve course outcomes, increase active learning by moving some content into an online format
    • Based on National Center for Academic Transformation (NCAT) model
    • Designing program with standards, assessments
  • Provide face-to-face training on technology including: Adobe Connect, Adobe Presenter, Blackboard Vista 8
    • Revise current face-to-face workshops, develop new workshops
    • Consult with faculty, staff, and grad students on technology, best practice, and pedagogy
  • Manage Undergraduate Training at Purdue program (UT@P)
    • Revise and develop workshop materials
    • Schedule workshops, manage student workflow
    • Manage projects, including development of online materials
    • Publicize workshops and services to students and faculty

Purdue University, Information Technology
Educational Technologist, March 2008-October 2009
West Lafayette, IN

  • Provide face-to-face training on technology including: eInstruction CPS, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Connect, Adobe Presenter, Blackboard Vista 8, and general best practices sessions
  • Revise current face-to-face workshops, develop new workshops
  • Develop both written and multimedia tutorials for instructional technologies including Blackboard, CPS, and Adobe Connect
  • Consult with faculty, staff, and grad students on technology, best practice, and pedagogy
  • Manage Undergraduate Training at Purdue program (UT@P)
    • Revise and develop workshop materials
    • Schedule workshops, manage student workflow
    • Manage development of online materials
    • Publicize workshops and services to students and faculty

Purdue University, Center for Instructional Excellence
Teaching Assistant, June 2006-March 2008
West Lafayette, IN

  • Employee responsibilities included workshop delivery to faculty and staff
  • Informal faculty/student instructional consultation
  • Instructional content development

Purdue University, Dept. Learning Design and Technology
Teaching Assistant, EDCI 270, 271, August 2002-March 2008
West Lafayette, IN

  • Teach two to three lab sections, 40-70 students per semester.
  • Employee responsibilities include lecture, demonstration, grading of assignments and tests, one-on-one tutoring, section management through WebCT.
  • Course content: technology integration in the classroom

ELLIS, Inc.
Training Developer, April 2001- August 2002
Provo, UT

  • Scripted, designed, and developed web-based tutorial for ESL software.
  • Tutorial created in Flash, featured multi-lingual voiceover, animation, and other interaction.
  • Promoted from Testing Department December, 2001.

Brigham Young University, Technology Training Services
Team Leader, April 2000 – April 2001
Provo, UT

  • Managed, taught technology seminars and trained instructors.
  • Included scheduling, hiring and dismissal, quality control.
  • Proficient in several software packages and languages taught, including Dreamweaver, FrontPage, HTML, JavaScript, Microsoft Office Suite.

Brigham Young University, CES Youth and Family Programs
Web Specialist, October 1998 – April 2000
Provo, UT

  • Created and maintained pages for Youth and Family Programs division of Church Education System.
  • Managed posting board, created original graphics and look, coordinated with program directors and graphic design department.
  • Proficient with HotMetal Pro, experience with Adobe Photoshop.

Education

PhD, Learning Design and Technology
Purdue University. West Lafayette, IN
December 2014

M. S., Educational Technology
Purdue University. West Lafayette, IN
2002-2004

Bachelors of Arts
Brigham Young University. Provo, UT
1994-2001

  • Major: Linguistics
  • Minor: Computers and Humanities

Skills

  • Web Design: Adobe Dreamweaver, FrontPage, Flash, Director, HTML, CSS, Javascript, web accessibility
  • Visual Design: Adobe Photoshop, Fireworks
  • Video: Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Camtasia, Captivate
  • Audio: Audacity, Garageband
  • Communication Tools: Adobe Connect, Skype
  • Instructional Tools: Blackboard Vista 4, Classroom Response System
  • Instructional Design: Course, tutorial, presentation design, development, and delivery.

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