CV

Work
Experience

Sept 2020 - Present

Instructional Designer

University of Colorado

July 2018 - Sept 2020

  • Expertly facilitates training sessions (VILT) on academic technology and media development tools as well as online teaching/pedagogy practices.

  • Uses Adult Learning Theory and Universal Design of Learning principles to create high-quality instructional media for faculty training and self-service, including tutorial videos, self-paced courses, graphics, and guides.

  • Project manages the course development process for new or redesigned online courses.

  • Works in collaboration with subject matter experts to align content to learning objectives, create instructionally sound and engaging learning opportunities, and develop quality assessment tools.

  • Conducts course reviews and consultations.

  • Identifies and implements learning technologies that advance digital pedagogy and online teaching practice.

  • Uses data and conducts needs assessments to identify new opportunities for training and the creation of bespoke, responsive learning materials.

Pedagogy and Assessment Program Lead Librarian

Auraria Library (CU Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Community College of Denver)
  • Facilitated course-integrated research and training sessions for all disciplines at all institutions served by Auraria Library.

  • Provided programmatic direction and project management for Auraria Library in the areas of pedagogy, curriculum, and assessment.

  • Managed the curriculum mapping program, which provided data to inform the development of new just-in-time learning and training materials, assessments, and outreach opportunities.

  • Organized and facilitated the Education and Outreach Services (EOS) department's Community of Practice, as well as other intra-departmental professional development. This included training on Adult Learning Theory, Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity, educational technology tools (research databases, learning management systems), and organizational communication.

  • Built relationships between academic and student support services across Auraria campus and the library, including CU Denver’s Office of Faculty Development and Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities.

Sept 2011-July 2018

Associate Professor, Librarian

University of West Georgia
  • Taught as instructor-of-record for credit-bearing research methods and information literacy courses. I also taught course-integrated research sessions in face-to-face and distance formats.

  • Provided extensive in-person and distance (chat, email, and through conferencing software) reference services to students, faculty, staff, and community patrons working across disciplines.

  • Evaluated and selected materials to support research and teaching for Asian studies, education, English, history, philosophy, and women’s studies. Assisted liaison librarians across disciplines in selecting materials.

  • Coordinated library liaison program, including overseeing a multi-year, library-wide collection evaluation and maintenance project, collaborating with the technical services and acquisitions departments to help facilitate collection development for the library (including implementing a new collection development workflow, budgeting and allocating funds, and establishing an approval plan), and scheduling and leading monthly meetings of liaison librarians.

Education

2011

Florida State University | Master of Arts, Interdisciplinary Humanities (MA)

2011

Florida State University | Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)

2007

Florida State University | Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)

Skills
& Expertise

eLearning Tools:
  • Flipgrid, Google Jamboard, Hypothes.is, Mentimeter, Padlet

Course Authoring and Media Production Platforms:
  • Adobe Premiere, Adobe Rush, Adobe Spark, Articulate 360 (Rise 360, Storyline 360), Techsmith Products (Camtasia, Snagit, Knowmia), Vyond

Learning Management Systems:
  • Blackboard, Canvas, Desire 2 Learn/Brightspace (D2L), Moodle

Learning Theories and Principles:
  • ADDIE, Adult Learning Theory, Backwards Design, Bloom’s, Constructivist/Connectivist/Sociocultural Theories, Competency-based Education, Critical Pedagogy, Gamification, Kirkpatrick Model, Self-Directed Learning/Heutagogy, Universal Design for Learning

Office, Design, and Publishing Applications:
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) Canva, Google Suite, Microsoft 365

Practices, Principles, and Standards:
  • SCORM, WCAG2.0

Web Conferencing:
  • Blackboard Collaborate, Cisco WebEx, Google Hangouts, Microsoft Teams, Slack, Zoom

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