Resume

Instructional Design Experience

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Instructional Designer

Blackbaud

2021 - present

Currently working on the K12 products team, designing quality, adult learning theory-based training for clients. This includes converting instructor-led courses to online learning, working with the subject matter expert, designing the curriculum and presentation, collaborating with editors on graphics and language, editing recordings in Camtasia, and ensuring the course meets quality assurance standards.

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Instructional Designer

Arizona State University

2021

Responsibilities included working with faculty and subject matter experts to design, build, and deliver graduate-level online courses (both small and large enrollment), leading online training sessions for faculty, acting as a learning consultant for subject matter experts, managing ongoing design projects, and additionally handling all responsibilities listed for the associate position.

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Instructional Designer Associate

Arizona State University

2021

Responsibilities included deploying graduate courses for online degree programs through Canvas, ensuring course usability through regular quality assurance checks, keeping course development shells up to date, assisting faculty with any technical issues during the live course session, ensuring course accessibility through universal design, including video transcripts, alternate text images, and appropriate html code, and participating in short-term departmental projects as needed, including Canvas mobile app testing, enterprise product development, and accessibility projects.

Teaching Experience

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Instructional Track Faculty

The University of Iowa

2014 - 2020

Responsibilities included writing daily, original, curriculum-based lessons plans for three classes per semester, conducting engaging and communicative classes covering language fundamentals, developing new, research-based teaching materials, collaborating with colleagues on shared classes and departmental projects, evaluating and assessing student language development, collaborating with campus partners on international student needs, experiences, and student programming, serving as master teacher for linguistic practicum students, developing unique programming for international students on a needs-basis, leading professional development sessions on areas of expertise, serving on departmental committees, and planning and participating in cultural events, field trips, guest speakers, and new student orientations for international students.

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2012 - 2014

Ohio University

Teaching Associate

Responsibilities included writing daily lesson plans, conducting engaging language classes, developing new teaching materials, evaluating and assessing student language development, participating in new student orientation, assisting with field trips, and serving as mentor to first year graduate teaching associates.

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Adjunct Instructor

Kent State University

2010 - 2012

Responsibilities included writing daily lesson plans, developing new teaching materials, conducting engaging language classes, assisting in student recruitment, proctoring and grading the standardized TOEFL test, and serving as advisor for students matriculating to university courses.

Education

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Master of Arts

Ohio University
Applied Linguistics

2014

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2010

Kent State University
Cultural Anthropology

Bachelor of Arts

Skills

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Technical

Adobe Premiere Pro

Canvas

HTML

Microsoft Office Suite

Google Suite

Ed Tech Tools (Prezi, Kahoot, VoiceThread, etc)

Web Accessibility

Camtasia

Articulate Rise 360

Audacity

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Learning Design

Curriculum Design & Development

Working with Subject Matter Experts

Quality Matters Rubric

Microlearning

Program Design

Course Deployment

Universal Design for Learning

Adult Learning Theory

Video Script Writing

Storyboarding

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Communication

Public Speaking
Intercultural Communication
Classroom Teaching
Online Teaching
Team Collaboration
Website Copy
Technical Writing
Editing & Proofreading
Meeting Organization

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