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Willette Brye

Instructional Design/Research/Consulting

Work experience

Jan 2012Jul 2015

Graduate Assistant

University of South Alabama Innovation in Learning Center

Graduate Assistant, Mobile, Alabama Train faculty and staff in learning management system Assist faculty with questions regarding use of learning management system Create job aids and how-to-guides Certify faculty and staff in learning management system Assist faculty with implementing technology in courses Teach technology workshops(Captivate, StudyMate, i Clickers) Use Captivate 7 to redesign online public speaking course

Mar 2014Jun 2014


University of Mobile
Instructor, Mobile, Alabama Create web-based instruction using University's Learning Management System Create assessments Assess student performance Provide performance feedback Create assignments which are aligned with course objectives Teach introduction to sociology course(202) Teach social problems course(203)
Sep 2013May 2014

Academic Tutor

University of South Alabama Educational Talent Search
Academic Tutor, Tutored middle grades and high school students in academic subject areas Used cognitive modeling approaches Monitored and recorded tutee progress Provided detailed feedback
Dec 2008Feb 2012

Research Specialist

University of South Alabama Center for Healthy Communities

Research Specialist, Gathered research data Developed focus group facilitator guides Facilitated focus groups Prepared reports of research findings Conducted online reference searches and literature reviews Performed statistical analysis ; Assisted in preparing institutional review board applications

Apr 2008Dec 2008

Graduate Assistant

University of South Alabama Center for Healthy Communities; University of South Alabama Department
Graduate Assistant
Oct 2005Dec 2006

Social Service Caseworker

State of Alabama Department of Human Reources

Social Service Caseworker, State of Alabama Department of Human Resources Mobile, Alabama Advocated for children in the custody of Mobile County Department of Human Resources Arranged clinical services for children in foster care Preparedcourt reports Facilitated individualized service plan meetings for families Maintained family records and narrative

May 2000Aug 2000


University of South Alabama Polling Group
Supervisor, Contract position Mobile, Alabama Supervised 15 survey conductors Monitored survey conductors to ensure adherence to proper survey techniques Trained survey conductors Responsible for payroll tasks
Jun 1998Aug 2002

Parts Sales Consultant


Parts Sales Consultant,; Customer Care Network Mobile, Alabama Placed customer parts orders Sold promotional items to customers Resolved customer complaints


Jan 2012Present

Ph.D. Instructional Design and Development

University of South Alabama
Aug 2002Dec 2008

Master of Arts in Sociology

University of South Alabama


Sep 1997May 2002

Bachelor of Arts

University of South Alabama

Sociology major/Psychology minor


Jul 2008Present

Protecting Human Research Participants

National Institutes of Health
Dec 2008Present

Research Aspects of HIPAA

University of South Alabama


Microsoft PowerPoint
Snagit 9
Camtasia Studio 8
Captivate 7

Professional Affiliation

Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)- member

Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE)- Program Committee Reviewer for 2015 conference

American Sociological Association (ASA)- member

Alabama Mississippi Sociological Association (AMSA)

University of South Alabama Health Disparities Research Group

University of South Alabama Instructional Design and Development Graduate Association- treasurer (2012-2013 and 2013-2014); president (2014-2015)

Alpha Kappa Delta, international sociology honor society

Job aids and Instruction

Work samples of job aids created using Microsoft Word and Snagit 9; Instruction on multiplying and dividing fractions completed as part of instructional design volunteer service learning project

Poster Presentations

Video Tutorials

Video tutorials created using Audacity and Camtasia Studio 8