Tech-savvy psychology, sociology, and anthropology professor with over fouryears of classroom and online teaching experience. Effectively uses cutting-edge learning technology, strategies, and a variety of teaching styles to provide a flexible, inclusive educational environment. Exceptional presentation, interpersonal and communication skills.
Creative instruction style
Organized and detailed
Personable and approachable
Adult learning specialist
Fluent in French
Best practices in on-line instruction
Extensive knowledge of Psychology and Sociology
Innovative Teaching Methods
Proficient at Blackboard, Moodle, Canvas
Adjunct Instructor, 09/2015 to Current Southern New Hampshire University – Manchester, NH
Teaches introductory and upper level courses inPsychology, Sociology, and Anthropology.
Provides friendly, professional, individualized support and guidance to students.
Engages students through discussion posts, emails, and announcements.
Reviews and grades assignments in a very timely manner while providing encouraging, accurate feedback.
Works with other departments to ensure that all students have access to school resources.
Fosters students\' commitment to lifelong learning by connecting course materials to broader themes and current events.
Monitors students\' academic progress and refers students to relevant academic and personal support services.
Adjunct Instructor, 08/2014 to 01/2016 Bryant & Stratton College
Taught introductory and upper level courses in Psychology.
Planned, wrote, and revised course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, exams and handouts.
Created and designed an online learning environment through Blackboard and offered a blended, flipped classroom experience.
Fostered students' commitment to lifelong learning by connecting course materials to broader themes and current events.
Developed and delivered engaging lectures to undergraduate students.
Guided students in using technology to support educational research.
Monitored students' academic progress and referred students who were struggling to campus resources.
Led class instruction in Sociology when instructor was absent.
Online Teaching Assistant, 01/2014 to 12/2014 Capella University – Minneapolis, MN
Facilitated the learning process for adults in an online learning environment.
Provided guidance and direction in post-secondary education setting.
Responded to and interacted with students in a public forum.
Graded assignments using a detailed rubric and provided one-on-one feedback.
Summarized weekly posts from the course\'s message boards.
Training Manager, 01/2007 to 01/2011 b5media – Toronto, ON
Developed instructional design plan, including syllabus and curriculum, for e-learning content within a company of more than 200 employees.
Determined goals, learning objectives and detailed tasks for students.
Created e-learning tutorials for both groups and individuals using several learning management systems.
Designed formative and summative assessments supporting the learning objectives.
Identified and assisted writers who required supplemental tutoring.
Provided and updated a detailed list of resources for additional training.
Maintained a monthly training newsletter and blog posts.
Demonstrated concepts and best practices as facilitator.
Post- Master\'s Certificate: College Teaching, 2014 Capella University - Minneapolis, MN
Continuing education in college teaching methodologies.
Coursework included: Theory and Methods of Educating Adults, Classroom Assessment in Education, Curriculum Development and Teaching Strategies for Adult Learning and Online Course Design, Facilitation, and Assessment.
Completed Practicum in College Teaching.
Master of Science: Psychology, 2012 Capella University - Minneapolis, MN
Emphasis in Psychology.
Bachelor of Arts: 2006 Athabasca University - Athabasca, AB
Top 5% of class.
Graduated with Distinction.
Emphasis in Psychology, Sociology, and Communication.