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Jan 2014Present

Online Support Services Coordinator

Cloud County Community College

I am responsible for guiding the instructors in the various disciplines as they facilitate their online courses.  This involves training the instructors in the best practices for online instructions, as well as informing them of the current trends in educational technology.  

Aug 2012Jul 2013

English Teacher

Khalifa bin Zayed Aviation College
  • Provided dynamic language instruction via various Web 2.0 websites
  • Created active projects that engaged the students
  • Developed course curriculum with committees
Aug 2007Aug 2012

English Lecturer

United Arab Emirates University and Higher Colleges of Technology-Fujairah
  • Utilized multimedia tools, such as document cameras and LCD projectors, to enhance the language learning experience
  • Contributed to the Computer Standards Assessment Team
  • Participated in the UAE University-Higher Colleges of Technology Partnership Program
  • Led the Level 1 Speaking sections
Sep 2006Aug 2007

English Lecturer

Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University
  • Created projects which utilized the students' use of laptop computers
  • Prepared beginning and intermediate level students for their future degree studies
  • Instructed students in a university-level composition course
  • Assessed and ordered materials for the academic library
  • Planned an integrated curriculum for the intermediate level
Feb 2004Aug 2006

Head of Self-Access Learning Area

Chiangrai Rajabhat University
  • Taught graduate level courses in technology, education, and business
  • Evaluated the stock of multimedia materials  at the learning center
  • Ordered new computer software and multimedia materials
  • Created activities connected to the available materials
  • Provided teacher training courses for local teachers
  • Taught a variety of English for Specific Purposes classes, such as English for Tourism, Business English, and English for Hotel
Jul 2003Jan 2004

English Professor

Gwangju University
  • Taught beginning to advanced English communication to children, adults, and university students
  • Took part in curriculum development committees
Jun 2002Jun 2003

English Teacher

Gangnam-University of California-Riverside Education Center
  • Created online student group projects which required various levels of student multitasking
  • Taught oral skills, reading, writing, and grammar to low-intermediate to advanced students for university credit
  • Edited and oversaw the student newsletter
Aug 2001Jun 2002

English Professor

Universidad del Noroeste
  • Taught advanced-level English courses which incorporated all language skills
  • Planned, initiated, and oversaw activities in which students used English outside the classroom
Aug 1999Aug 2001

English and Computer Instructor

The Military Language Institute
  • Incorporated computer-based projects for students' language instruction
  • Taught basic computer skills to beginner-level computer users
  • Provided test-taking strategy courses for prospective TOEFL candidates
Aug 1997Aug 1999

Teaching Assistant

University of Central Missouri
  • Facilitated four freshman composition courses
  • Taught an oral English support course for international students
  • Used multimedia in one-on-one pronunciation tutorials
Aug 1998Dec 1998

Developmental Writing Teacher

State Fair Community College
  • Taught developmental writing to American students
  • Held regular office hours
Jun 1996Jun 1997

English Teacher

YBM Si-sa-yong-o-sa Language Institute
  • Taught adult and high school conversation and grammar classes
  • Taught K-8 conversation, language, and grammar classes
  • Interviewed perspective students and selected curriculum


Canvas Learning Management System
I currently train instructors in the best practices and practical uses of the Canvas LMS.
Various Web 2.0 tools
Screencast-O-Matic, Prezi, GoogleDocs, Weebly, Glogster, Skype, Wikispaces, Blogger, Popplet, Voki, and many more
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Powerpoint
Microsoft Word
Adobe Creative Suite 5.5
Able to use Illustrator and Photoshop
Blackboard Learn



Odin Jurkowski

I studied with Dr. Jurkowski at the University of Central Missouri, and he also served as my adviser.

Stephen Boylan

I worked for Stephen at UAE University in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.


Current Ongoing Project


  • International Society for Technology in Education
  • The Association for Educational Communications and Technology

Professional Development

Santa Fe, New Mexico, April 2014
  • Presented on the use of webpages in the training of faculty and staff at Quality Matter's 2014 Southwest Regional Conference, "The Landscape of Quality"

United Arab Emirates, 2012

  • Facilitated a workshop on the use of screencasting in education
 United Arab Emirates, 2007-2011
  • Attended the CTELT conference in Dubai
  • Attended TESOL Arabia
 Saudi Arabia, 2007
  • Attended Blackboard training
  • Attended workshop on PowerPoint applications for the classroom
Thailand, 2006
  • Co-directed a teacher development seminar for local teachers
  • Attended the annual Thai TESOL conference
  • Directed a seminar on Internet teaching resources
  • Directed a seminar on reading and writing strategies
Mexico, 2001
  • Facilitated a workshop on oral presentations in the EFL classroom
United Arab Emirates, 2000

Facilitated a workshop on using Web pages in the EFL classroom