Training and instructional design specialist versed in theories and methods used in developing and delivering successful training programs and adult learning concepts seeking challenging opportunity to start a meaningful career.
Training and Supervision
Established course websites to make resources available to students at all times.
Counseled undergraduates in regard to educational and professional goals.
Lectured and communicated effectively with students from diverse backgrounds.
Successfully redesigned curriculum and proposed, negotiated and implement strategic plan to transition traditional class to hybrid and full online class.
Averted a closing of the language program and grew enrollment by 50%.
Classroom management, lesson planning, assessment and regular instructor duties.
Recruited, trained and supervised teaching assistant.
Drafted action plans, reviewed project status and proposed changes.
Delivered status reports to stakeholders for budgeting and planning purposes.
Developed analytics tool to allow management to understand the impact of project.
Successfully grew community of users from 300 to 3000 during the first year.
Served as the single point of contact for project scheduling and changes.
Wrote original content for OER, edited and revised content to guarantee the highest quality of writing.
Created interactive and compelling content using design software (i.e. Adobe InCopy, Photoshop, iMovie).
Successfully presented and promoted OER at conferences and workshops.
Established and maintained customer relationships.
Led weekly language program management meetings.
Addressed program and policy issues, developed best practices and improved instructional delivery.
Coordinated and supervised UTeach Outreach Program.
Determined the training needs of each student through academic assessments.
Evaluated, student, teaching assistant and instructor performance and offered constructive feedback.
Attended and led workshops on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning.
Supervised up to 30 students in a laboratory setting.
Developed partnerships with industry and secondary education institutions.
Clearly communicated objectives for all lessons, units and projects to students.
Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
Coursework in Communications Studies, Psychology, Research Methodology, and Statistics
TLC Teaching Excellence Award: Spring 2014
COERLL Travel Grant: Fall 2013
EDP Faculty Award: Spring 2013
EDP Research Grants, Faculty Use of Student Data (2): Spring 2013 and Fall 2012
EDP Travel Grant: Fall 2012
COERLL Mentorship Stipend: Fall 2012
Van Dusen Fellowship, Excellence in Teaching: Spring 2011 and 2012
CTL Graduate Teaching Scholars Certificate Program Stipend: Fall 2011
TLC Material Development Grant: Fall 2011
TLC Professional Development Grant: Spring 2011
Coursework in Course and Material Design, Instructional Methodology, Film Studies, and Synchronic and Diachronic Linguistics
Rheder Award, excellence in Service: Spring 2010
Van Dusen Fellowship, Excellence in Teaching: Spring 2010
Van Dusen Fellowship, Excellence in Teaching: Spring 2009
GS Travel Grant: Fall 2009
Texas Chair Fellowship: Fall 2008
Full Foreign Fellow Fellowship Recipient AY 2007/2008
Coursework in Journalism and Media
Major: Special program including language acquisition and linguistics, international business, art, political science, history and religious studies of the United States and Canada.
Minor 1: Political Science; Minor 2: Geography
Recipient of a prestigious fellowship to study at Mount Holyoke College (MA) during the AY 2007/08.
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