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Education

B.S.

Auburn University

Cum Laude

Education Certification

Mercer University

Summa Cum Laude

M. Ed.

Auburn University Montgomery

Summa Cum Laude

Work experience

Jan 2013Present

Adjunct Instructor

Athens State University

ED 301 Foundations in Education I

ED 302 Foundations in Education II

ED 305 Technology and Media in Education

ED 407 Emerging Instructional Technologies

ED 408 Issues and Trends in Educational Technology

Oct 2013Jun 2015

Contributor

Cengage Learning

Created online technology-based activities for college-level administrative management textbook.

Aug 2007May 2013

Instructional Technology Coordinator

St. Paul's Lutheran School
  • Assist faculty in the integration of technology into their curriculum
  • Teach technology to grades K-6
  • Teacher training
  • Troubleshoot hardware
  • Install software
  • Created and maintain school’s website
  • Define, design, develop, and deliver technology lessons, study guides, assignments, assessment questions etc.
Aug 2011Nov 2011

Instructional Designer and Trainer Intern

Wallace State Community College
  • Designed and developed an online course
  • Design, develop, and integrate audio, video, and multimedia into online courses
  • Participated in faculty trainings to create, design, develop, and  enhance online courses in Blackboard
  • Evaluated faculty online courses
  • Learned to design and develop interactive learning activities in Raptivity
  • Observed the coordination, evaluating, and analyzing 3D Interactive Learning Activities
Jan 2006Nov 2006

Instructional Technology Specialist

Macon State College Educational Technology Training Center
  • Taught instructors to use instructional technology and to integrate technology with teaching
  • Established strategic and productive methods for the use of instructional technologies
  • Designed, developed,  and delivered effective training in the use of instructional technologies
  • Worked collaboratively with Macon State College's School of Education and the Georgia Department of Education
  • Promoted the use of a variety of technologies in improving student achievement across Central Georgia.
  • Promoted the development of emerging and innovative instructional technologies

*Terminated employment  due to husband's job relocation.

Aug 2004Jan 2006

Computer Lab Coordinator and Instructor

Covenant Academy
  • Responsible for instruction of technology applications for students
  • Assisted in the upstart of school's first computer lab
  • Define, design, develop, and deliver technology lessons, study guides, assignments, assessment questions etc.
Aug 2002May 2004

Computer Applications and Geography Instructor

First Presbyterian Day School
  • Responsible for instruction of technology applications and geography for middle school students
  • Developed and maintained the middle school and personal classroom websites using File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  • Define, design, develop, and deliver technology and geography lessons, study guides, assignments, assessment questions etc.
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Committee Member - Curriculum Development
Aug 2000May 2001

Instructor

Covenant Academy
  • Taught middle school English and Pre-Algebra
  • Define, design, develop, and deliver lessons, study guides, assignments, assessment questions etc.

*Shorten employment  due to middle school closing.

Aug 1993May 1999

Instructor

First Presbyterian Day School
  • Taught all subject areas: fourth and fifth grades
  • Define, design, develop, and deliver lessons, study guides, assignments, assessment questions etc.

References

Kellie A. Shumack, Ph.D.

Auburn University Montgomery
325 School of Education
P.O. Box 244023
Montgomery, AL  36117

Wendy Cowan, Ph. D.

Athens State University
McCain Hall Room 207
300 N. Beaty Street
Athens, AL 35611

Suhana Chikatla, Ph.D.

Wallace State Community College
801 Main Street
Hanceville, AL 35077-5462 

Certifications

Nov 2011Present

Developing and Delivering Online Instruction

Auburn University Montgomery
Mar 2006Present

Interwrite Mobi and Classroom Performance System

eInstruction
Mar 2006Present

Teach to the Future and Master Teacher and Trainer

Intel
Mar 2006Present

ActivBoard

Promethean
Apr 2006Present

SMARTBoard

SMARTBoard
May 2003Present

WebTech Professional Development Program

Georgia Department of Education
Nov 2002Present

Integrating TECHnology Professional Development Program

Georgia Department of Education
Jul 1993Present

Professional Educator Certificate (Initial)

Georgia Department of Education
Nov 2012Present

Master Instructor (MI)

Intel® Teach Program
20092014

Professional Educator Certificate

Alabama Department of Education
20082013

Professional Educator Certificate

Georgia Department of Education

Portfolio

Professional Organizations

  • International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE)
  • Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)
  • Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Instructional Technology Majors Group at Auburn University Montgomery School of Education
  • Alabama Educational Technology Association (AETA)

Technology Skills

  • Operating Systems:  Windows, Macintosh
  • Web Design: Microsoft Front Page, Weebly, Google Sites, Wiz, Webnode
  • Learning Management Systems:  Blackboard, Moodle
  • eLearning Portfolio Management: LiveText
  • eLearning Assessment Tool: Respondus and Respondus Lockdown Browser
  • Authoring Tools:  Adobe Captivate, Camtasia Studio
  • Audio:  Audacity,  AudioPal
  • Video: Tegrity, FlipShare, Adobe Premiere, Windows Movie Maker, Animoto
  • Productivity: MS Office Suite, Google Apps
  • Multimedia Authoring: Adobe Flash
  • Screen Capture:  TechSmith Camtasia, Jing, ScreenCastle, Screencast-O-matic
  • Presentation: Prezi, Capzles, Present.me, Hyperstudio, 280 Slides, Slideshare, MS Photostory
  • Collaboration and Communication: VoiceThread, Voxopop, Blogger, WordPress, Wikispaces,
  • Simulation/3D Virtual: Alice
  • Graphic Design: Picasa, Microsoft Paint, Adobe Photoshop Elements, Sumo Paint
  • Survey Tools: Google Forms, Survey Monkey
  • Synchronous Tools: Skype, DimDim, Wimba, Elluminate
  • Interactivity: Raptivity, Softchalk
  • Concept mapping: Inspiration, MindMeister, Text2Mindmap, bubbl.us, SpiderScribe
  • GPS: Google Earth
  • Interactive White Boards/Tablets:  SMART Board and SMART Station, Interwrite Mobi, Promethean ActivBoard.
  • Classroom AV Equipment: Document Camera (ELMO), LCD Projector, Classroom Performance System (Clickers), scanner, digital camera
  • Social Bookmarking: Delicious
  • Social Networking: Facebook, Twitter, Ning

Other Skills

  • Learn technology quickly and independently
  • Excellent understanding of how to create web-based courses
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Works well under pressure

Career Objectives

A qualified education professional with more than 17 years of experience in primary, secondary, and adult learning environments, and a wealth of knowledge in development and implementation of educational technology tools and applications in college classroom, school, and district settings seeking adjunct instructor position.

Workshop Presentations

"HIP Web Tools," by Janice Newlin, November 2012

  • "Thirty in Sixty," by Janice Newlin, June, 2012
  • "Web Tools to Enhance Your F2F and Online Classroom,"  by Janice Newlin, March, 2012
  • "30 Free Webtools for the Classroom,"  by Janice Newlin, November and June, 2011
  • "50 Free Webtools for the Classroom,"   by Janice Newlin, June 2010
  • "Engrade and MS Outlook," by Janice Newlin, Spring 2010
  • "Using Google Earth in the Classroom,"  by Janice Newlin, November 2009
  • "Intel Teach to the Future" (Redelivery to in-service teachers), by Janice Newlin, 2006
  • "Promethean ActivBoard Basics," by Janice Newlin, Spring 2006
  • "Using Discovery Education Resources in the Classroom,"  by Janice Newlin, Spring 2006