Linas Mockus

Instructional Designer

Work experience

Work experience
Sep 2008 - Present

Instructional Designer

Penn State World Campus
  • Designed, revised and maintained html content using Dreamweaver and Evolution for online courses
  • Developed and integrated technology solutions for teaching and learning
  • Provided instructional design and technical guidance to faculty and staff
  • Coordinated various projects related to learning technologies development
  • Served as a leader on the mobile research team
  • Provided guidance on unit's mobile strategy
May 2007 - Sep 2008

Instructional Design Assistant

Penn State World Campus
  • Provided online course development assistance to faculty and instructional designers
  • Set up and maintained online courses using Angel LMS
  • Performed online course quality check
  • Programs assigned: Adult Education (ADTED), Special Education (SPLED), Human Development and Family Studies (HD FS)
Jan 2005 - Dec 2006

Course Developer's Assistant

Lock Haven University
  • Assisted in development of online courses, provided support to faculty and staff
  • Created audio/visual material for instructional use
  • Served as a Student Representative on the Five-Year Review Committee at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania. Jan. 2005 – Dec. 2006.


Jan 2005 - Dec 2006

Master of Liberal Arts

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania

Coursework in teaching and learning as well as instructional design. Wrote a thesis on "Effectiveness of Distance Education". G.P.A.: 3.75

Aug 2000 - May 2004

Bachelor of Jurisprudence

International University Concordia Audentes Estonia    

Program in International European Union and Comparative Law (studies conducted in English)



Online Course Design & Development

  • Experienced in designing and develop online instructional content and assessment materials for online courses.
  • Proficient in HTML, FTP, CSS, MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Front Page, Illustrator, PhotoShop, Fireworks, PageMaker, Acrobat Professional, Dreamweaver, Flash, Blackboard Collaborate, Kaltura, Jing, Screenflow, YouTube, Google Docs, Google Sites.
  • Knowledgeable in Learning Management Systems (LMS): Angel, eCollege, Blackboard Learn, Canvas.

Technical Skills

  • Can provide support in choosing applications best suited for individual needs and projects
  • Can use many web development tools, online testing software, project management, survey tools and graphics applications
  • Experienced in mobile applications and content delivery on mobile devices

Project Management

  • Knowledgeable on the use of project management tools like Quickbase, Basecamp, and Google Apps

Instructional Design Models / Learning Theories

  • ADDIE, Andragogy, ISD models, Behaviorism, Constructivism, Cognitivism, Social Learning

Multimedia Development

  • Proficient in the use of video / audio editing software; digitize all media for editing ·       Support faculty / staff in the production and use of video to enhance classroom and online instruction
  • Experienced in importing and editing of raw video, and the production of a user end product on VHS / CD / DVD / Streaming
  • Proficient in the use of Video Conferencing equipment


  • English (fluent)
  • Russian (fluent)
  • Lithuanian (fluent)

Scholarships and Awards



ED-MEDIA Conference, Toronto, Canada. July 2010. 
Award for the Best Demo/Poster session “Cloud computing and Mobile Learning in Special Education Courses”. 
Jan 2005 - Dec 2006

Graduate Assistantship

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania