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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

Aug 2008Dec 2018

ABD, Doctoral of Philosophy in Learning, Design, and Technology

Pennsylvania State University
Aug 2002May 2004

Master of Education

Lock Haven University

Specialization: Instructional Technology, Instructional Design, and Multimedia

Work experience

July 2016Present

Instructional Designer

Penn State College of Medicine

Serving as a lead project manager to assist the department and faculty members with the development of online public health and on-campus courses in Hershey campus. Using an in-depth understanding of instructional systems and a range of technology-enhanced systems to develop content for a variety of delivery modes.

Aug 2015June 2016

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 2012Jul 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 2009Dec 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.

JanJun 2011

Instructor (Temporary)

Lock Haven University of PA

Taught Instructional Media and Educational Technology courses, maintained the department website, and managed classrooms and technologies for the department.

Jun. 2009July 2011

Co-Instructor

Educational Technology

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

Aug 2008Jul 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 2005Aug 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 2004Dec 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.

Aug 2002May 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.

Instructional Design-Related Portfolio

Course Development

  • QM Certified Peer Reviewer
  • Online Course Development Process
  • Peer Evaluation for Online Courses
  • Course Designer and Developer

 

Faculty Professional Development

  • QM Certified APPQMR F2F Facilitator
  • Fall and Spring Faculty Workshops
  • Online Course Development Training
  • Weekly and On-demand Training

 

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, Canvas, 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, Zoom, and Bb Collaborate),

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)

Professional Presentations

Presentations
   

Peer Evaluation: A Journey to Teaching and Learning Excellence
EdVenture, Woodward Center, April 2018, Hershey, PA

GoPros, iPads, and Education, Oh My
EdVenture, Woodward Center, April 2017, Hershey, PA

Making the most out of YouTube, Google Drive, and Google Sites
Fall Event, Maryland Distance Learning Association, November 2015, Hanover, MD

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

Internal QM Review Chair

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
  • 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.