Summary

  • Master of Education in Teaching and Learning: specializing in Instructional Technology.
  • 7+ years of combined experience in Information Technology, Instructional Design, Multimedia Development, and Distance Education.

Education

Education
Aug 2008 - Present

Doctoral of Philosophy

Pennsylvania State University
Aug 2002 - May 2004

Master of Education

Lock Haven University

Specialization: Instructional Technology, Instructional Design, and Multimedia

Work History

Work History

Co-Instructor

Educational Technology

Co-teaching EDTEC 448 - Internet in the Classroom with Dr. Barbara Grabowski (Summer 2009, Fall 2009, and Summer 2010).

Aug 2015 - Present

Senior Instructional Designer

The Community College of Baltimore County

Providing consultation and assistance to CCBC faculty in the application of instructional design and instructional technology. Participating in the implementation of Quality Matters efforts. Designing, developing, and conducting training workshops in instructional design, online learning, and quality assurance through substantive experience, collaboration and problem resolution.

Jan 2012 - Jul 2015

Instructional Designer

Missouri State University-West Plains

Developing and providing training and support to faculty on curriculum design, incorporating principles of learning theory, using technology in teaching, and modifying teaching methods and curriculum. Preparing required reports, surveys, and evaluation documentation and serving as a consultant to faculty, both individually and in teams, in initiating, refining, and implementing technologies and instructional design proposals. Coordinating and leading technology-related implementation and initiatives.

Aug 2009 - Dec 2011

Graduate Assistant (Instructional Production Specialist)

World Campus Learning Design @ Pennsylvania State University

Supported instructional designers in creating course content in variety formats, set up courses in ANGEL course management system, created learning activities and performed other tasks needed by the design team in order to produce the for-credit courses.

Aug 2008 - Jul 2009

Graduate Assistant (Lab Manager and Web Developer)

Department of Leaning & Performance Systems @ Pennsylvania State University

Managed the Multimedia Development and Research Lab in the Department of Learning and Performance Systems (L&PS). Formed and led the Students Technology Advisory Committee (STAC) with the main purpose to provide L&PS community with authentic learning and research experiences using emerging technologies. Established and oversaw the Design Studio Lab for the department. Developed, maintained, and investigated ways to improve the International Board of Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction (IBSTPI).

Dec 2005 - Aug 2008

Information Technology Technician (Assessment and Multimedia)

Lock Haven University of PA

Created and maintained database-driven websites. Provided technical supports for the Teacher Education department and media supports for the Library. Investigated ways to improve the university assessment process. Consulted and supported departments during accreditation period. Supported faculty members and students in the use of technology and multimedia production in university's distance education. Provided IT supports for students, staff, and faculty when using multimedia equipment and to create multimedia.

Nov 2004 - Dec 2005

Information Technology Technician

Lock Haven University of PA

Created and maintained database-driven websites. Provided technical supports regarding department assessment and instructional design. Investigated ways to improve program's instructions. Consulted and supported department during accreditation period. Supported students, staff and faculty in the use of technology. Provided IT supports for the department and its partners.

Jun 2004 - Aug 2004

Web Design Consultant

Lock Haven University of PA

Rebuilding the Alternative Education Program website from HTML format to a database driven website by using the Active Server Page (ASP) and preparing materials, presentations, and multimedia for Philadelphia Urban Project.

Aug 2002 - May 2004

Graduate Assistant (Instructional Technology Assistant)

Lock Haven University of PA

Created and maintained database-driven websites. Provided technical supports regarding department assessment and instructional design. Investigated ways to improve program's instructions. Consulted and supported department during accreditation period. Supported students, staff and faculty in the use of technology. Provided IT supports for the department and its partners.

Apr 1999 - Jun 1999

Human Resources Intern

Thai Airport Ground Services

Assisting the personnel management office in the computer applications workshops and preparing materials and presentations for the workshops of the company.

Instructional Design-Related Portfolio

Course Development

  • Online Course Development and Enhancement
  • MyLab and Mastering Implementation
  • Welcome Video for Online Courses
  • Clicker Activities

 

Faculty Professional Development

  • Fall and Spring Faculty Workshops
  • Dual Credit Instructor Workshop
  • Weekly and On-demand Training
  • Digital Professor Academy Course Facilitator

 

Instructional Technology

  • LMS Administrator
  • Lecture Capture Systems
  • Assessment Management System (ePortfolio)
  • Early Alert System

 

Technical Support

  • Online Student Success Orientation
  • Classroom Technologies
  • LMS, Lecture Capture, ePortfolio, and Early Alert Systems

Technical Skills

Learning Management Systems (Angel, BlackBoard, eCollege, Desire2Learn, and Moodle),
Assessment Management Systems (LiveText, Chalk & Wire, Foliotek, and TaskStream),
Lecture Capture System (Echo360, MediaSite, Tegrity, Adobe Connect),
Screencasting Software (Screeflow, Camtasia, Jing, and Screenr),
Web Conference (Adobe Connect and Eliminate Live),
Microsoft Windows and Apple Operating Systems,
Graphic Design, Video, and Audio Software (Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Audacity, and Macromedia Fireworks),
Office Desktop (MS Office Suite and iWorks),
Adobe Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Captivate, Flash, Connect,
Microsoft Windows and Apple OSs,                  Microsoft SQL Server,  
Active Server Page (ASP),                                      Open Source and Web Application,
Hardware/software Installation,                       Hardware/software troubleshooting,
Networking,                                                                 Symantec Ghost

Professional Presentations

Presentations
   

US-Africa collaboration in infusing undergraduate chemistry courses with guided inquiry and research-based green nanoscience experiments
American Chemical Society, September 2013, Indianapolis, IN

Joining Forces: “Tegrity and Tablet Technology” for Future Classrooms
Showcase on Teaching and Learning, August 2013, Springfield, MO

Faculty Panel: Effective Use of Lecture Capture
Showcase on Teaching and Learning, August 2013, Springfield, MO

Joining Forces: “Tegrity and Tablet Technology” for Future Classrooms (https://tegr.it/y/14ozk )
Tegrity User Conference, April 2013, Boston, MA

Dealing with Misconceptions and Conceptual Change: The Use of Clickers and Peer Instruction Technique
Showcase on Teaching and Learning, August 2012, Springfield, MO

Assessing You, Assessing Me, and Engaging Us: Assessment of Learning Styles and Instruction using Student Response System (Clickers)
Showcase on Teaching and Learning, August 2012, Springfield, MO

“RIY” Record It Yourself!: Lecture Recording and Capture Systems, Tegrity and Mediasite
Showcase on Teaching and Learning, August 2012, Springfield, MO

Tegrity-To-Go
Tegrity User Conference, April 2012, Seattle, WA

Do Social Media Mediate Collaborative Learning in Online Distance Courses?
AECT Conference, November 2011, Jacksonville, FL

Instructional Design Theories on mLearning: Developing a Framework
AECT Conference, October 2010, Anaheim, CA

Where are we now? And how did we get here?: An evolution of the testing in distance education
AECT Conference, October 2010, Anaheim, CA

m-Learning, the New Meaning of “Anywhere Anytime” learning: Attempting to Identify a Framework of m-Learning
AECT Conference, October 2010, Anaheim, CA

Unobtrusive Measure of Attitude in Online Discussions: Implications for Crafting Discussion Triggers
World Conference on E-Learning, November 2008, Las Vegas, NV

Electronic Resume and Portfolio with Video Technology
IST Graduate Symposium, February 2009, Penn State University

NVivo, Qualitative Analysis
Student Technology Assistant Workshop, March 2008, Penn State University    

  

Posters
   

US-Africa collaboration in infusing undergraduate chemistry courses with guided inquiry and research-based green nanoscience experiments (September 2013)

Evolution of PSU WC Online Testing (May, 2010)

Unobtrusive Measure of Attitude in Online Discussion (April, 2009)

Randomized Response Techniques: Way to Collect Sensitive Data (April, 2009)

Instructional Blueprint: “Community of Video Producers” (November, 2008)

Services

Staff Senate President, Missouri State-West Plains

Microsoft Shared Point and LMS consultant

Projects / Initiatives Involvement

  • Online Proctor Exam
  • Early Alert System
  • Lecture Capture
  • ePortfolio
  • First Year Experience cohort
  • Online Course Development cohort
  • Math Dev. Ed. cohort

 Committees

  • Academic Planning Committee
  • STAR Retention Committee
  • Multicultural Support Committee
  • Assessment Committee
  • Developmental Education Committee
  • Distance Learning (West Plains) and Distance Education (Springfield) Committees
  • Search Committees
  • Students Technology Assistant Committee and Students Leadership Committee
  • L&PS Student Leadership Committee
  • NCATE Committee
  • Assistive Technology Committee

Design Sub-Team - Discovery Space Museum of Central PA 
Coordinating with the committees regarding the design of an interactive wall and exhibit (http://www.mydiscoveryspace.org )

Research Associate
Coordinating web-based initiatives for International Board of Standard for Training, Performance and Instruction (ibstpi) (http://www.ibstpi.org)

Design Studio Lab Renovation
Coordinating and redesigning the multimedia lab in order to create multimedia and collaborative learning space.

Guest Lecturer
Co-teaching and guest lecturing in instructional media and educational technology courses.

Professional Development Presenter
Providing per-request technology-oriented trainings for the unit and department.