Professional Experience

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Instructional Technologist


Instructional Design and Technology | IT
Rollins College
Orlando, Florida

January 2013 – Current

  • Act as a dynamic change-agent with passion and aptitude for using technology and demonstrating an understanding of its potential to reshape teaching and learning.
  • Develop and facilitate professional development training for faculty and staff on the integration of social media, web 2.0 tools, software, and current learning technologies
  • Conduct consultations to assist faculty with the design and development of their courses and learning activities
  • Maintain wordpress server and provide update
  • Provide graphical and web development expertise in creating unique learning experiences for students
  • Provide in-class demonstration for students to learn unfamiliar technologies (e.g. wikis, iMovie, Photoshop, InDesign, video cameras, and blogs, etc.) so that they may be successful in the class and future careers
  • Research and publish on current trends and issues related to educational technology, instructional strategies and pedagogical approaches
  • Served as interim director while acting director was out on maternity leave (September – December 2015)
Projects
  • Creating a Resume from Start to Finish. Center for Career & Life Planning. Recorded over thirty video tutorials with Ashley Williams, Program Coordinator, to assist college students with crafting their resume using Microsoft Word.

 

 

 

 

 


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Artist Alley Coordinator


Florida Anime Experience & WasabiCon
Green Mustard Entertainment, Inc.
Vero Beach, Florida

May 2013 – Current

 

  • Review and jury artists’ submission to Artist Alley since 2013 for Florida Anime Experience and 2015 for WasabiCon
  • Organize, manage and coordinate accepted artists and the designated space setup during the event
  • Preparing and managing registrants and registration material to various conventions between 2011-2013, 2015

 

 

 

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Adjunct Professor


Rollins College
Orlando, Florida
August 2014 – Spring 2016

 

  • Instruct Critical Media and Cultural Studies students with the fundamentals of design, photography, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Premiere
  • Instruct Hamilton Holt students with the creation of video using Adobe Premiere

 

 

 

 

 

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Instructional Designer


Center for Distributed Learning
University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida

January 2010 – January 2013

 

  • Individually supported 50 to 60 faculty members from the colleges of Arts & Humanities, Engineering, Nursing and Sciences with technical issues and pedagogical designs of faculty distance learning courses
  • Managed and lead 3 to 4 faculty members per semester through developing new, fully-online and/or blended courses successfully
  • Co-managed the redesign of UCF’s flagship professional development course, IDL6543, with a team of 6 instructional designers while increasing faculty satisfaction measured in the division’s post-course survey
  • Served as a mentor and trained two incoming instructional designers
  • Facilitated Spring 2012 IDL6543 as co-instructor of record with 100% faculty completion
  • Researched instructional strategies, pedagogical approaches, and mobile technologies
  • Completed certification for teaching mixed mode and fully distance courses at UCF

 

 

 

 

 

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Instructional Design Intern


Department of Instructional Technology
College of Education
University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida

Summer 2009

 

  • Assisted department of history faculty with design and development of six week mixed-mode course
  • Provided online and face-to-face course management

 

 

 

 

 

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Assistant Instructional Designer Coordinator


Course Development & Web Services
University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida

March 2007 – January 2010

 

  • Hired, developed, supervised and trained a staff of 8 student workers to process course development requests and provide faculty technical support
  • Administrative coordination and event planning of the IDL6543 Faculty Showcase on a semester basis
  • Created and facilitated instructional materials for faculty development presentations

 

 

 

 

 

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Technology Specialist


Florida Online Reading Professional Development (FOR-PD)
University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida

June 2006 – March 2007

 

  • Lead Instructional Designer for FOR-PD online web course
  • Maintained and developed FOR-PD WebCT 4.0 course, FileMaker Pro 6 server
  • Lead graphic and web designer
  • Provided training to staff members and facilitators in use of the course management system

 

 

 

 

 

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Assistant Instructional Designer


Course Development & Web Services
University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida

August 2005 – June 2006

 

  • Assisted faculty with the development of online courses and provided technical support
  • Assisted in teaching of the faculty professional development course: IDL6543
  • Gained extensive knowledge of WebCT 4.0 from the faculty perspective

 

 

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Techranger


Course Development & Web Services
University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida

February 2002 – August 2005

 

  • Worked in a team environment that maintained and coded University course pages for online courses.
  • Taught at Tech Time events where IT professionals learned website design, CSS and coding.
  • Handled daily technical support of students using WebCT for their online courses.