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• Energetic writing instructor skilled in engaging students in writing via Web 2.0 tools and multimodal affordances.

• Dynamic instructor of business, technical, and interactive media writing.

• Experienced developer of curriculum for multimodal composition, computer-assisted language learning, and interactive media courses.

• Effective communicator able to connect with and meet the needs of a diverse, internationally blended population

• Proficient with and comfortable in written, face to face, and online communication of all forms

• Animated presenter and deliverer of information

• Skilled at online branding (personal and professional) via the use of social media and other online tools

Work experience

Aug 2011Present

Continuing Lecturer

Purdue University Calumet
  • Design, maintain, and update online curriculum for multimodal Composition II
  • Mentor instructors and graduate students teaching multimodal composition
  • Observe and evaluate teaching methods and practices of multimodal instructors and graduate students
  • Troubleshoot multimodal software issues (Google tools, Audacity, Windows Live Movie Maker, MS Word)
  • Teach online ENGL 220 (technical writing) and ENGL 420 (business writing) using Blackboard
Aug 2010Aug 2011

Visiting Instructor

Purdue University Calumet

·Teach online business & technical writing courses

·Maintain online course materials for multimodal composition course

·Integrate a variety of social networking tools into writing instruction

Sep 2007Dec 2009

Graduate Assistant

Purdue University Calumet

·Design curriculum for computer-assisted language learning courses

·Develop curriculum for multimodal composition courses

Sep 2005Sep 2007

Advising Assistant

Purdue University Calumet
  • Advise a diverse undergraduate population creating their plan of study
  • Maintain communication and problem solve with various departments
  • Assist academic advisor with filing and scheduling using Outlook 
  • Utilize Banner to search for and schedule classes 
  • Adhere to FERPA standards of privacy  


May 2006Dec 2008


Purdue University Calumet