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Education

Aug 2008

M.S.Ed.

2001

B.A.

1999

A.A.S.

Work experience

Design Consultant

Client: Instructional Systems Technology Department, IU School of Education

Evaluate and consult with department personnel on information architecture and visual design of new Web site for the Department of Instructional Systems Technology. Implement revisions.

Aug 2007Dec 2007

Instructional Designer and Consultant

Client: Southern Arizona Transportation Museum

Design an instructional unit on transportation history in Southern Arizona for grades 3-5.Consult on determining appropriate learning objectives, lesson structure, activities, and assessments.

May 2002May 2007

Web Designer

Madden Media

Design and code Web sites. Storyboard, animate, and program interactive multimedia presentations. Design print media including postcards, stationery, and advertisements.

Nov 1999May 2002

Junior Designer

Karen Piovaty Design

Design and produce advertisements, stationery, brochures, newsletters, and Web sites.

Summary

Instructional designer and Web professional seeks opportunity in higher education.

Visit my Web portfolio at www.avisualmind.com.

Instructional Development

Instructional Development

Web Site Development

Multimedia Development

Web Site Development

Portfolio

Awards, Honors, & Distinctions

Instructional Systems Technology AV Memorial Fellowship, Indiana University, 2008Nomination to Pi Lambda Theta, 2006Bachelor of Art, Studio Art, Magna Cum Laude, 2001Member, Golden Key International Honour Society

Qualifications

  • Thorough knowledge of learning and instructional theories
  • Proficiency in the phases of instructional design, according to established ID models
  • Familiarity with characteristics of adult learners
  • Experienced in designing criterion-based assessment
  • Accustomed to working on multiple projects with fixed deadlines
  • Skilled in written and oral communication

Skills

Course management systems
including Moodle, D2L, Sakai
Microsoft Office
Acrobat Professional
Flash
InDesign
Dreamweaver
Fireworks
Illustrator
Photoshop
MySQL
PHP
Javascript
CSS
HTML