Allyson Davis

Allyson Davis

Work History

Work History
Jun 2008 - Present

Director of E-Learning and Instructional Technology

Aiken Technical College
  • Supervises the e-learning and classroom instructional technology staff.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with ISM, Blackboard, and other vendors to maintain Blackboard courses, templates, and to ensure necessary hardware and technical support for e-courses.
  • Serves as Blackboard and Turnitin administrator.
  • Provides one-on-one and group orientations for full- and part-time faculty in the use of Blackboard and other e-tools that support online, hybrid, and web-enhanced courses.
  • Works with faculty to design, develop, and implement course curricula and instructional materials for online, hybrid, and web-enhanced courses.
  • Provides faculty assistance/instruction in the conversion and development of traditional courses into online courses.
  • Manages two-way video classrooms and lecture capture classrooms.
Oct 2005 - Jul 2008

Library Director

Aiken Technical College
  • Prepared and monitored the library’s budget.
  • Hired, trained, and evaluated library personnel.
  • Promoted resource sharing and library cooperative agreements.
  • Evaluated the collection and selected materials in a variety of formats according to program, curriculum, and patron needs. 
  • Coordinated the discarding and weeding of materials on a timely basis.
  • Promoted library instruction programs to faculty and students.
  • Coordinated the scheduling of library instruction classes.
  • Designed and taught instruction sessions.
  • Served on institution wide committees.
Aug 2002 - Jul 2005

Instruction and Reference Librarian

University of West Georgia
  • Taught a two-hour credit class on academic research and the library through WebCT.
  • Taught a two-hour credit class first year experience course.
  • Assisted library users in locating information from the reference desk.
  • Designed and conducted staff development programs for the faculty and staff of Ingram Library.
  • Conducted bibliographic instruction sessions.
  • Served as liaison to the Mass Communication, Theater, Foreign Languages, and Geosciences department.
  • Selected monographs, audiovisuals, and reference materials for liaison departments.
  • Served as advisor for undeclared majors.
  • Served on library-wide and campus-wide committees.
2004 - 2005

Adjunct Instructor

Shorter College
  • Taught a three-hour credit information literacy class for nontraditional business students.
  • Prepared web-based materials for the online component of the course.
Aug 2001 - Aug 2002

Reference Assistant

University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  • Assisted patrons with research using a variety of print and electronic resources.
  • Answered chat and telephone reference questions.
  • Aided patrons in using over 130 electronic databases.
  • Participated in weekly professional development sessions on various reference topics.
  • Handled other projects as assigned.

Education

Education
Jan 2007 - Dec 2008

Graduate Certificate

University of South Carolina, Columbia
Aug 2001 - Aug 2002

M.L.I.S.

University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Aug 1995 - Aug 2000

Bachelor's of Arts

University of West Georgia