Sean Renner

Instructional Design and Multimedia Specialist

Summary

  • 8 Years of experience in higher education instructional design, multimedia development, and training
  • 5 years of experience in online course design, ensuring alignment of course assessments and learning objectives
  • Skilled in a wide variety of audio, video, and multimedia applications
  • Passionate, creative, patient; exceptional teamwork, leadership, and ccommunication skills
  • Excellent ability to work under pressure, multitask, and manage multiple projects

Work History

Work History

Professional Development Specialist

  • Create engaging instructional multimedia content for delivery in various formats  including multimedia learning objects for professional development courses, training videos for instructor resource websites, and a variety of graphic design content for web, email, and online delivery
  • Design and create online workshops in the D2L Brightspace LMS in collaboration with Subject Matter Experts, Instructional Designers, and Academic staff while using Quality Matters standards to ensure that courses assess learning objectives authentically and accurately
  • Host and provide technical support for live professional development webinars, and asynchronous online professional development courses in the  D2L Brightspace LMS
  • Manage the publishing and delivery of multimedia content on the college's media server, and assist with the management of web page and database content

Think 360 Arts (Previously the Colorado Harmony Project)

Apr 2014 - Present

Teaching Artist

  • Collaborate with K-12 faculty to develop curriculum that integrates multimedia arts projects into traditional subject matter and culminates in a "Demonstration of Learning"
  • Teach 3rd, 6th, and 7th grade classes that integrate multimedia art projects with science, social studies, history, and math

Colorado Community Colleges Online

Aug 2012 - Present

Adjunct Instructor and Mentor

  • Teach online courses - MGD111 (Photoshop), MGD102 (Intro to Multimedia),  and AAA099 (Active Learning Skills)
  • Facilitate engaging discussions, provide guidance and assistance with course material, assess student learning and grade assignments
  • Mentor students in Developmental Education courses and assist them with time management skills and college success skills

Colorado Community Colleges Online

Jun 2012 - Apr 2014

Professional Development Coordinator

    • Developed and directed a comprehensive Training and Professional Development program that served all CCCOnline faculty (approximately 500 instructors) and provided supplemental training and professional development  to faculty throughout the Colorado Community College System
    • Collaborated with deans, program chairs, instructional designers, and subject matter experts to design online courses, workshops, and webinars for CCCOnline's professional development program
    • Created audio, video, and multimedia content for online training courses
    • Facilitated online workshops and webinars on a variety of content for online higher education faculty including multimedia production skills, learning platform orientation, and teaching best practices
    • Provided leadership and guidance supervising the eLearning Specialist, subject matter experts, and online workshop and webinar facilitators
    • Provided leadership as the Committee Chair for CCCOnline's annual faculty conference, and as a member of the Colorado Community College System's Learning Technology Council

              Colorado Community Colleges Online

              Nov 2010 - Jun 2012

              Instructional Designer

              • Served as project manager for online course design projects, and collaborated with subject matter experts and program chairs to outline course learning objectives and structure content
              • Designed and built effective, intuitive online courses in the Desire2Learn online learning platform 
              • Created audio, video, and multimedia content for online courses
              • Applied instructional design principles to align learning objectives with course activities and assessments
              • Directed, filmed, and edited videos for CCCOnline Faculty Conferences
              Sep 2007 - Jul 2010

              Instructional Media Developer

              • Inspired creativity by providing training and support to faculty, staff, and students on the use of multimedia, audio, and video software and hardware
              • Created multimedia content in collaboration with faculty members for delivery through the online learning management systems Blackboard and Moodle.
              • Guided the college's A/V technology presence by designing and implementing all campus audio/visual systems including the design and implementation of all smart classroom technology
              • Researched, installed, administered and provided training and support for the college's lecture capture and distance learning solutions Tegrity and Panopto
              • Produced and directed instructional and promotional projects and provided professional video and audio production services upon request, including videography, editing, mixing, and DVD authoring.

              Education

              Education

              Elon University

              Aug 2002 - May 2006

              Bachelor of Arts: Mass Communications and Video Production

              Minor: Philosophy

              • Member of Lambda Pi Eta (Communications Honors Society)
              • Recipient of Lambda Pi Eta "Most Accomplished Senior" award.

              Technology and Software Skills

              • Proficient in the use of Adobe Creative Cloud software including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Encore, Soundbooth, After Effects, and Dreamweaver. Proficient in eLearning software including Techsmith Camtasia and Articulate Storyline.
              • Experienced with learning management software including D2L Brightspace, Blackboard, and Moodle. 
              • Proficient in video and audio production software including Final Cut Studio, Avid Media Composer, Digidesign Pro Tools.

              Quality Matters Certificates

              • Quality Matters - Applying the QM Rubric
              • Quality Matters - Design That Welcomes Your Students
              • Quality Matters - Designing Your Online Course
              • Quality Matters - Peer Review Workshop